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July 16, 2020
July 16, 2020
On Thursday, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) released a handbook designed to help dioceses and religious orders follow Church guidelines on handling allegations of clerical sexual abuse of minors. The 17-page document does not alter current canon law but instead provides those charged with authority over clergy, the Ordinary or Hierarch,
July 16, 2020
Although battlefields are part of history, history is itself a battlefield. The liberal-minded West forgot that, hence the shock now felt as statues are tipped into the sea and memorials defaced by left-wing ideologues and mobs. Nations that experienced communism, however, never enjoyed the luxury of a neutral historical understanding. The Party sought to erase
July 16, 2020
If, a decade ago, you had asked me what it was like to be a young Catholic in Croatia, I’d have been a bit puzzled. In the small town up north where I grew up, there was no strong Catholic community – faith was perceived as old, out of touch and inadequate. In Croatia, it
July 16, 2020
When 19-year-old Courtney told her family that she had been called to religious life, they were, in her words, “not the happiest”. “They think I’m throwing out my potential for a really successful career,” she tells the Catholic Herald. It’s a big undertaking, particularly for a young woman in the 21st century. In addition to
July 16, 2020
A German archdiocese is pressing ahead with plans to dramatically reduce the number of its parishes despite the Vatican’s decision to block a similar plan in another diocese
July 16, 2020
National news media cannot ignore intolerance against Catholics, the Ancient Order of Hibernians has said