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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.
December 01, 2020
It looks increasingly as though Vindolanda was the centre of intense Christian activity in the 5th century.
December 01, 2020
At the funeral, Lewis’ body was presented sitting in a chair while wearing a suit and sunglasses.
November 30, 2020
If you are planning to make a charitable gift to a worthy organization before the end of the year, you may want to consider making that gift to the St Vincent de Paul Society today. A secret benefactor has promised to match, pound-for-pound, any donation made to the SVP on what has become known as
November 30, 2020
Rome (CNA) — Forty-three Italian priests died in November after contracting the coronavirus, as Italy experiences a second wave of the epidemic. According to L’Avvenire, the newspaper of the Italian bishops’ conference, 167 priests have lost their lives due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in February. One Italian bishop also died in
November 30, 2020
Despite their disappointment, OCS released a statement saying it will follow what the governor and court say.
November 30, 2020
The rooftop array at the Pastoral Center should generate about 317,000 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity annually.