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November 04, 2019
November 04, 2019
A shrine has opened in London displaying sacred liturgical items desecrated by extremists in Iraq. The 10 objects – including chalices, crucifixes and a statue – many of them bent and broken, were formally blessed at a ceremony on November 3, at Farm Street Catholic Church, where the shrine has been erected. The sacred items
November 04, 2019
Kamila Kamińska, the Polish actress playing St Faustina Kowalska in the new movie “Love and Mercy: Faustina”, has said she read the saint’s diaries to help prepare for the role. “It was an amazing experience,” Kamińska told Catholic News Service during a telephone interview from New York, having flown in from Poland to take part
November 04, 2019
The disrespectful treatment of aborted babies’ human remains by abortion doctors, demands federal action, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has said in the wake of news reports about abortion doctors’ “disturbing” practices. “Whether you support or oppose legalized abortion, I hope you will agree that these human bodies should not be wantonly discarded as
November 04, 2019
Minnesota’s restrictions on abortion are too important for pro-abortion groups to eliminate through a single lawsuit, pro-life defenders of the 13 challenged laws have said. Paul Stark, communications director with Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, said the state’s current laws are “reasonable and very modest protections for pregnant women and their unborn children.” “Women have
November 04, 2019
Pope Francis Sunday asked for prayer for persecuted Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, who have been targeted in ongoing ethnic clashes that have left 78 people dead. “I am saddened by the violence of which Christians of the Tewahedo Orthodox Church of Ethiopia are victims,” Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Nov. 3. “I express
November 04, 2019
In a video uploaded on YouTube Nov. 4, a young man from Austria claims that he was one of the two men who took five controversial statues from a church near the Vatican and threw them into the Tiber River. “I came to a conclusion together with a friend of mine… we should go to
November 04, 2019
Pope Francis prayed for persecuted Ethiopian Orthodox Christians at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video). Archbishop Charles Scicluna has asked “pardon for the walls built to separate our dead” in Malta. US parishes run by the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter (FSSP) have reported large increases in Sunday Mass attendance. Heather Chen profiles a nun
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