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July 23, 2019
July 23, 2019
The Bishop of Gallup, New Mexico has issued a letter encouraging his priests to celebrate Mass ad orientem and announced that one Sunday Mass at the cathedral will be celebrated ad orientem from now on. In a message to his diocese, Bishop James S. Wall said celebrating the Mass ad orientem “is also a practice
July 23, 2019
The High Court has agreed to hear in September a bid from the parents of Tafida Raqeeb to take her to Italy for treatment. The five-year-old girl has been comatose since February, and UK doctors want to remove her life-sustaining treatment. The UK doctors have barred Raqeeb’s parents from taking her abroad for treatment. Two
July 23, 2019
Pope Francis on Tuesday named Bishop Mark E. Brennan — auxiliary of Baltimore — to succeed the disgraced former bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, Michael Bransfield.  Bishop Brennan is 72 years old and received episcopal consecration in January of 2017. He came from the clergy of Washington, DC, and was named auxiliary to Baltimore out of the