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February 02, 2021
February 02, 2021
The memorial of St. Martha was already included on Jan. 29 in the General Roman Calendar before the Second Vatican Council, but St. Lazarus and St. Mary had been originally left off due to uncertainty about the identity of Mary Magdalene. The decree explained that these uncertainties “have been resolved in recent studies and times,” and pointed out that Mary and Lazarus are already commemorated on July 29 in the Roman Martyrology, the Church’s official catalog of martyrs and saints.
February 02, 2021
The military coup in Myanmar is troubling news for religious minorities, including the country's 4.4 million Christians
February 02, 2021
At least one of 276 schoolgirls abducted from a boarding school seven years ago has escaped captivity, Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors UK and Ireland reports.
February 02, 2021
The case of a Christian actress removed from a lead role in a play over a bible-citing Facebook post has gone to an employment tribunal in London.
February 02, 2021
The bishops argued that it is difficult for defense to address old abuse claims, and they say that the law is unconstitutional. They made the arguments in two different motions to overturn the law, filed in different parts of the state.
February 02, 2021
Madrid, Spain, Feb 1, 2021 / 06:25 pm MT (CNA).- Rescuers in Madrid, Spain announced last week that a consecrated host was found intact amid the rubble left behind from the explosion of a building next to the Virgen de la Paloma parish. The January 20 explosion, caused by a gas leak, destroyed four floors
February 02, 2021
In the 13th century, eight monks walked from Burgundy to northern Scotland to found Pluscarden Abbey. Philip C Adamo follows in their footsteps
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