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November 11, 2020
November 11, 2020
Pope Francis blessed a statue of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal as it was to begin a pilgrimage throughout Italy to mark the 190th anniversary of Mary’s apparitions to St. Catherine Laboure. It was during the second apparition, in November 1830, that St. Catherine said Mary told her to make medals of the image
November 11, 2020
It’s the 450th anniversary this year of Thomas Tallis’s great work Spem in Alium. This was the inspiration for me to commission Sir James MacMillan, one of the greatest composers of our time, to write a 40-part piece in response to the work. It’s an extraordinary, life-changing piece of music. This Macmillan masterpiece is the
November 11, 2020
Allegations that Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz failed to investigate claims of clerical abuse aired in a television program Monday should be clarified by the Vatican, the president of the Polish bishops’ conference said. Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki made the comment in a Nov. 10 statement, issued in response to the program “Don Stanislao: The other face of
November 11, 2020
Proposed legislation to remodel the education system in Spain has drawn opposition from parents’ groups and educators who warn that the freedom of parents to educate their children and choose their school is at risk. MásPlurales, an umbrella group in Spain representing parents’ associations, unions, businesses, and different groups from the state-subsidized education sector, has
November 11, 2020
Christians top the list for countries where they face either governmental or social hostility, according to a new report issued Nov. 10 by the Pew Research Center. Christians have topped the list each year since Pew started collecting data in 2007. The number of countries where Christians face some form of hostility rose from 143
November 11, 2020
That's the average for Anglican churches - and Catholicism has the same problems
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