“It is paramount,” the Council say explains, “that we do not lower our guard in adhering strictly to the wearing of masks at all times in the worship service; the washing of hands with soap or sanitization before and after the service; sanitizing of all microphones and shared material; regular sanitizing of the places of worship; adequate social distancing in the places of worship.”
An open letter circulating among people of faith in Ireland demands that the government commit to “never again impose a blanket ban on public worship.” The letter, addressed to the Taoiseach (prime minister), calls on the government to respect “the fundamental right of freedom of religion” in accordance with the Irish constitution and international law;
Safeguarding precious rights to religious liberty at home and advocating in behalf of severely persecuted brethren around the world are two of the chief areas in which Mr. Kelly said he sees the Knights of Columbus having a leadership role.
The Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts at St Mary’s University in Twickenham (England) has announced the subject of this year’s third annual essay writing contest. The competition invites Year 12 students in English and Welsh schools to prepare an essay on the topic: “The Bible is the supreme authority for Christians.” Now in its
"[A]mong misfits," writes Larry Chapp in this essay from the Chapter House vault, "the deepest pain is caused by the most casual verbal cruelties. One soon learns that the community of misfits includes us all."
In an interview with Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, Bishop Paluku Sikuli Melchisédech of Butembo-Beni, in the north-eastern part of the country, says the government’s inaction in the face of the crisis is either “weakness, or it is complicity.”
Pro-life advocates are gearing up to challenge attempts by the British Parliament to impose drastic changes on Northern Ireland’s abortion policies. The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children has announced a legal action against the UK government’s grant of wide-ranging powers to Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis to implement “fully-funded abortion service” in Northern
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One modifies the General Regulations of the Roman Curia in an attempt to discourage and curtail corruption. The other allows Cardinals and Bishops to be tried for criminal offences by lower-level Vatican Courts.
Pope Francis cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Charles de Foucauld and six others at an Ordinary Public Consistory held at the Vatican on Monday. De Foucauld is noted for his life as a hermit among the Tuareg people of the Sahara Desert in French North Africa. Although he became an agnostic as