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October 30, 2019
October 30, 2019
In a conciliatory gesture 37 years after the Falklands War, military bishops from Great Britain and Argentina exchanged statues of the Virgin Mary Wednesday in St. Peter’s Square. Argentine troops brought a statue of Our Lady of Lujan, patroness of Argentina, with them as they invaded the Falkland Islands, a British overseas territory in the
October 30, 2019
Voters must hold politicians responsible for failing to stop the British Parliament’s radical expansion of legal abortion in Northern Ireland, the region’s Catholic bishops have said. “This is a tragic day for the unborn children who will now never bless our world with their unique and precious lives. It is also a sad day for
October 30, 2019
An Italian dermatology hospital and two senior cardinals are at the center of a burgeoning financial scandal involving a Vatican bank, the U.S.-based Papal Foundation, and millions of euros from misallocated government grants. The events concern the financial collapse of the Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata (IDI), an Italian hospital. According to media reports and new sources,
October 30, 2019
The Vatican is “working to clear up” why it was involved in a “rather opaque” London property deal, Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said. Gunmen have kidnapped a priest in Nigeria’s Enugu State. The number of Orthodox parishes in Latvia has increased by a third since 1992. Michael Brendan Dougherty says the Amazon synod was “dogged