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May 27, 2021
Pope Francis has renewed the leadership of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (CDW), promoting the dicastery’s secretary, Archbishop Arthur Roche, to Prefect of the Vatican’s liturgy department. The English prelate was appointed coadjutor Bishop of Leeds, England, in 2002 by Pope John Paul II. He succeeded Bishop David Konstant
May 26, 2021
Lidia Maksymowicz was only two-years-old when she was deported to the infamous Nazi death camp of Auchwitz-Birkenau. For three years she was subjected to medical experiments at the hands of Josef Mengele. “All the children knew who Mengele was and were terrified of him,” she says telling her story in the decades following the end of the war.
May 25, 2021
“The Review Board has concluded there is insufficient reason to suspect Father Pfleger is guilty of these allegations,” wrote Cardinal Blase Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago, in a letter to the St Sabina “faith community,” where Fr Pfleger has long served as senior pastor.
May 25, 2021
The Laudato Sí Action Platform “is a journey to realise the integral ecological vision of Laudato Sí… a journey towards total sustainability in the spirit of the integral ecology,” says Salesian Father Josh Kureethadam of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
May 25, 2021
The Holy See Press Office announced on Tuesday that the scandal-plagued St Pius X Preseminary will move to a location outside of the Vatican City State.
May 24, 2021
Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury is urging “all those who value the sanctity of human life and desire the best care and support for the sick and dying” to oppose an “assisted dying” Bill that is expected to be introduced into the House of Lords on Wednesday. “The Bill comes at the end of a
May 24, 2021
“I have only one concern,” Pope Francis said, although he acknowledged “there are many reasons to be concerned” about the Vatican’s communication efforts. “But it is one that I have very much to heart: How many people listen to the Radio? How many read L’Osservatore Romano?”
May 23, 2021
“[Monday], the Catholic faithful in China celebrate the feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, the celestial patron of their great country,” Pope Francis told the faithful following the Regina coeli prayer on Pentecost Sunday.
May 21, 2021
Pope Francis thanked God for the cease-fire agreed to in the Holy Land, adding a prayer “for the pursuit of paths of dialogue and peace.” He asked all Catholics – “pastors and faithful” – to “unite themselves spiritually” to a prayer initiative promoted by the Bishops of the Holy Land, who will celebrate the Vigil
May 20, 2021
Pope Francis will make the short journey on Monday to the Ergife Palace Hotel in Rome, where he will open the 74th General Assembly of the Italian Bishops’ Conference (CEI). The Pope’s message to the Italian bishops will be broadcast live by Vatican Media. A Synodal Journey The theme of this year’s General Assembly is
May 20, 2021
In their message, the bishops insisted that “violence, with its multiple forms and expressions, no matter where it comes from does not solve anything, and produces suffering and death.”
May 20, 2021
La Civiltà Cattolica will publish its new Spanish edition from its headquarters at the Villa Malta in Rome, in an exclusively digital format.
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