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August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020
Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki prayed for peace and healing at several damaged sites during a visit to Kenosha
August 27, 2020
Cardinal O’Malley said that Catholics have 'the right to expect' that priests of the archdiocese be clear and unequivocal on the Church’s teaching concerning respect and protection for life.
August 27, 2020
This summer is a unique one for teachers: they are preparing their classrooms for the first full intake of pupils since schools were emptied following the lockdown in March. Among them is Michael Merrick, the executive head teacher of two Catholic primary schools in Cumbria. “We want to get the kids back into school,” he
August 27, 2020
Have gossip columns become too insipid? For a previous generation of newspaper diarists, it was an article of faith that famous people should not enjoy exclusive rights over the image they projected via public relations hirelings. Nigel Dempster, the Daily Mail gossip columnist who died a Catholic in 2007, exemplified this attitude to the famous
August 27, 2020
A Catholic archbishop in Belarus has protested after riot police blocked the entrance to a church in the capital, Minsk.
August 27, 2020
Scotland’s abortion rate is at its second-highest level on record, new figures show
August 27, 2020
Catholics responded to twin bombings on an island in the Philippines on Monday with prayers and calls for peace.
August 27, 2020
Sr Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC, was among the speakers at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Now a Catholic religious sister, Byrne previously served as a surgeon, retired army officer, and missionary. The full text of her speech, delivered August 26, is below: Good evening. I am Sister Dede Byrne, and I belong to the Community of
August 27, 2020
Families on the southwest coast of Louisiana, in the Gulf of Mexico, are evacuating their homes in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Laura, one of the largest hurricanes to make landfall in history
August 27, 2020
A new survey of heads of German Catholic religious orders found abuse allegations against at least 654 members over a period of decades