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September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019
Thousands of documents relating to England’s 19th-century convert-cardinal, Blessed John Henry Newman, are being released ahead of his October 13 canonization, highlighting his role as a pastor and evangelist, said Church experts. Although 32 annotated volumes of the cardinal’s letters and diaries have been published over the past two decades, the new material includes letters
September 17, 2019
Polish Catholics participated in Masses and penance liturgies for recent scandals over sexual abuse by clergy and acts of vandalism and profanation at local churches. “The vision of Christ’s suffering can transform human hearts, spurring recognition of sins and a request for forgiveness,” said Bishop Wieslaw Mering of Wloclawek. “Today, we are being told to
September 17, 2019
Cardinal George Pell has submitted an application for leave to appeal his conviction to the Australian High Court, following the August 21 decision by the Court of Appeal in Victoria to uphold his conviction for child sexual abuse. The leave to appeal was filed in Melbourne by Pell’s legal team on September 17, one day
September 17, 2019
There is something weighty about being “the paper of record,” even if everyone knows that the paper of record leans to the left of the average Democrat. Increasingly, however, The New York Times has been vying for a different kind of status — party broadsheet, first class. Evidence of this new ambition has long been
September 17, 2019
An investigation has been launched by police after more than 2,000 remains of aborted children were found at the former home of late-term abortionist Dr Ulrich “George” Klopfer in Will County, Illinois. Klopfer passed away on September 3. Nine days later, an attorney representing his family contacted the Will County coroner’s office, reporting that “medically
September 17, 2019
The head of the German bishops’ conference told Vatican officials last week that addressing controversial theological topics during the German bishops’ proposed “binding synodal path” will be a service to the universal Church. “We hope that the results of forming an opinion [on these matters] in our country will also be helpful for the guidance
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