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October 13, 2020
October 13, 2020
Widely reported as a request for a conquest apology, a letter from Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador to Pope Francis contains other elements and repays careful reading in context.
October 13, 2020
In the run-up to next year's 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, Pope Francis said he hoped people would read the Italian poet's work, especially the "Divine Comedy," which still resonates today
October 13, 2020
Joe Biden has dismissed questions about Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Catholic faith, saying that they should 'not be considered'.
October 13, 2020
Thousands of pilgrims gathered in Fátima, Portugal, on Monday evening, at the start of the anniversary celebrations of the Miracle of the Sun, and prayed for an end to coronavirus. A total of 6.3 million faithful visited the Sanctuary of Fátima during 2019, including 100,000 people who attended last year’s October anniversary pilgrimage, but this
October 13, 2020
Bishop McAleenan, auxiliary of Westminster, has also been outspoken in his support for volunteers and charity workers aiding refugees coming to British shores.
October 13, 2020
The Jesuit priest is accused of being party to a conspiracy that led to a violent clash between Dalit, a term used to denote 'Untouchable' castes in India, protestors and police at Bhima Koregaon, Maharashtra on 1st January 2018.
October 13, 2020
In an act of solidarity with the 350 parishioners of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Pearl River, a visibly upset New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrated Mass on October 10 for a second consecutive week for the parish and reconsecrated its church and its new altar. The parish had learned a week before that
October 13, 2020
The sainthood cause of Father Patrick Ryan, who died ministering to people during a yellow fever outbreak in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in the 1800s, has taken an important step forward. On September 28, at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Chattanooga, where Father Ryan once served, Knoxville Bishop Richard F. Stika presided at the
October 13, 2020
The Catholic Trust for England and Wales will receive a share of the £1.57 billion pounds set aside by the government’s Culture Recovery Fund (CRF).
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