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Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug 19, 2019 / 11:08 am (CNA).- A Cincinnati priest removed from ministry last month for grooming behavior has been indicted on nine counts of..
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Memphis, Tenn., Aug 19, 2019 / 11:10 am (CNA).- The Diocese of Memphis is supporting a pastor whose staff denied a job to a black housekeeper on the grounds that..
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Warsaw, Poland, Aug 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- The leader of Poland’s ruling party praised the Archbishop of Krakow on Sunday for his opposition to the..
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Father Urbano Vazquez, 47, was convicted of three counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a child and one count of misdemeanor sex abuse of a child. The..
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Bishop Edward Malesic of Greensburg issued this statement on the first anniversary of the release of the landmark Pennsylvania grand jury report. Veteran..
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The religious superiors who belong to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious represent nearly 80% of the 44,000 religious sisters in the United States...
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“The potential consequences of plateauing and then shrinking populations in the decades ahead are almost wholly ignored,” writes Zachary Karabell, former..
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“With full and complete confidence, I can say this allegation is false,” Bishop Howard Hubbard said after he was accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy in..
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An Orthodox Jewish physician filed suit to block enforcement of the law, which took effect on August 1. Bishop James Checchio of Trenton said that the law..
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“Many Catholics have told me that they truly want to do something,” said Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville. “They can see that there are no easy answers..
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Ho Duc Hoa, 45, was sentenced to 13 years in prison in 2013.
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The center was created by the Catholic University of Chile and by victims of the notorious abuser Fernando Karadima.
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The Southeast Asian nation of 56 million (map) is 88% Buddhist, 6% Christian, and 4% Muslim. Pope Francis made an apostolic journey to Myanmar and Bangladesh in..
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The Diocese of Óbidos, Brazil, has built a hospital boat to bring spiritual and medical care to 11 remote communities.
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The theme of the lay movement’s 40th Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples is “Your Name Was Born From What You Gazed Upon.”
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“I think that for the moment it is necessary to evaluate the richness of the work in Medjugorje,” said Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the..
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Four months after the fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Pope Francis “asks God, through the intercession of Our Lady, that the reconstruction of her architectural..
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Born in 1970, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk was elected and installed as head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in 2011. The church (website, CNEWA..
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Until recently, Ukraine’s Orthodox faithful were divided into the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kiev..
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“The move, which is under consideration by the Iraqi Parliament, would bring Iraq a step closer to an Iran-like theocracy, in which non-Muslims are forced to..
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In his August 18 Sunday Angelus address (video), Pope Francis reflected on Luke 12:49-53, the Gospel reading of the day.
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Columbus, Ohio, Aug 18, 2019 / 04:55 pm (CNA).- Ashley Bratcher, lead actress in the pro-life movie “Unplanned,” has helped establish a scholarship for women..
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Denver, Colo., Aug 18, 2019 / 04:57 am (CNA).- In the 2017 Disney-Pixar movie “Coco,” the main character, Miguel, accidentally passes over into the land of..
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Vatican City, Aug 18, 2019 / 05:25 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that prayer in adoration of God and service to others spreads the fire of God’s love,..
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Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2019 / 04:07 pm (CNA).- Catholic Relief Services is speaking out against a potential reassignment of U.S. funds that Congress..
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Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2019 / 08:00 am (CNA).- A three-month journey from California to Washington, DC, came to an end August 13, as 23 walkers of this..
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Hong Kong, China, Aug 16, 2019 / 05:47 pm (CNA).- The acting president of the Hong Kong Federation of Catholic Students told CNA this week that he would like to..
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Cardinal Sean Brady, the retired Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, celebrated his 80th birthday on August 16 and becomes ineligible to participate..
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Vancouver, Canada, Aug 16, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The family of a Canadian man who suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is urging the country’s..
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Metuchen, N.J., Aug 16, 2019 / 02:31 pm (CNA).- A judge in New Jersey has temporarily halted a law allowing physician assisted suicide, which had gone into..
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Washington D.C., Aug 16, 2019 / 10:15 am (CNA).- Planned Parenthood, the country’s largest provider of abortion services, has announced that it will withdraw..
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A Texas woman has filed suit against the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, claiming that she suffered emotional damage as a result of a lay “exorcism”..
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A group of 22 plaintiffs has filed suit against the Diocese of Buffalo, New York, under the terms of the federal RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt..
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Qaraqosh, Iraq, Aug 16, 2019 / 05:23 am (CNA).- An Iraqi church damaged and defaced by the Islamic State in 2014 was rededicated Thursday for the parish’s..
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Mar Chaaya is the motherhouse of the Antonine Maronite Order.
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More than 300 Pennsylvania priests abused over 1,000 minors since the 1940s, a landmark state grand jury report found. Veteran journalist Peter Steinfels later..
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The southwestern Indian state of Kerala (map) is 55% Hindu, 27% Muslim, and 18% Christian. Two Eastern Catholic churches (the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and..
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“Although there was no direct threat, the letter raised grave concern due to the appalling chain of mass violence that our nation has experienced,” the..
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33 diocesan priests took part in a course organized by the Central Institute of Socialism.
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Bishop Robert Guglielmone, the bishop of Charleston since 2009, said, “The allegations are false. I engaged in no wrongdoing. I look forward to being..
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Sudan (map) is a Muslim nation of 43.1 million that is distinct from largely Christian and animist South Sudan. Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s ruler since 1989, was..
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The religious superiors who belong to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious represent nearly 80% of the 44,000 religious sisters in the United States.
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In a Facebook post, the Nigerian bishops’ conference stated, “The group, whose name loosely translates as ‘Western education is forbidden,’ quickly..
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The document, dated June 29, has been published in the English edition of the Vatican newspaper.
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“Two days of rioting that became known as the Battle of Bogside (after the Catholic area in which the confrontation occurred) stemmed from the escalating clash..
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Bishop Howard Hubbard, now 80, was bishop of Albany (NY) from 1977 to 2014.
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The Diocese of Cheyenne announced in 2018 that Bishop Joseph Hart was guilty of the sexual abuse of minors. Bishop Hart, now 87, was a priest of the Diocese of..
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Founded in 1945, Pax Christi is a Catholic peace movement. At a recent Vatican meeting, Pax Christi sought “to bring nonviolence from the periphery of Catholic..
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In March, the chairman of the US bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, while restating the Church’s “strong objections to government promotion and..
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During his August 15 Angelus address (video), Pope Francis reflected on two verses from the Gospel reading of the day.
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