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December 03, 2020
The ambulance carried the medical supplies to Torvaianica, about 45 miles south of the Rome city center.
December 03, 2020
Creditors see the October bankruptcy filing as an attempt to halt hundreds of lawsuits from victims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy.
December 03, 2020
Similar increases in enrollment for Catholic schools have been seen throughout the country as parents seek in-person learning for their children.
December 03, 2020
A total of 110 countries, including The European Union, Japan, the United Kingdom, and China have already joined the coalition.
December 03, 2020
Washington, D.C. — A new coalition seeks to promote the rights of hospital patients to have “reasonable” access to family and clergy during the pandemic. The Health Care Civil Rights Task Force is a project of the Christ Medicus Foundation, the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), the Terri Schiavo Life and Hope Network, and other
December 03, 2020
Three Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, including a Catholic university student, were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for participating in illegal protests. Democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam were sentenced to 13.5 months, 10 months, and 7 months, respectively, in prison. They had each pled guilty last month to taking part in an
December 02, 2020
Cardinal Kambanda (pictured, photo credit: Vatican Media) lost his parents and five of his siblings in the 1994 genocide. The only other surviving member of his family is a brother who currently lives in Italy.
December 02, 2020
“In all things, I pledge to be truthful and transparent in the decisions that we will need to make,” said Bishop Michael Fisher (pictured, photo credit: Diocese of Buffalo)
December 02, 2020
'Almost too beautiful to be real': Despite challenges, a small Catholic community looks to the future.
December 01, 2020
Belgium’s Catholic bishops called Tuesday for dialogue with the government after it decreed that public Masses would remain suspended until Jan. 15, 2021. Following a ministerial decree Nov. 29, the country’s approximately 6.5 million Catholics will be obliged to celebrate Christmas at home. In a Dec. 1 press statement, the bishops acknowledged the need for
December 01, 2020
Father George Rutler, pastor of the Church of St. Michael in Manhattan, on Nov. 20 voluntarily stepped aside from his pastoral duties, while prosecutors are investigating the allegations, the Archdiocese of New York told CNA.
December 01, 2020
The 62-year-old Bishop Fisher succeeds Bishop Richard J. Malone, who resigned late last year after more than 18 months of intense public scrutiny.