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May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021
Since a second wave of infections hit India in April, new cases have exceeded 300,000 per day, with the daily death toll climbing above 4,100 earlier this week.
May 13, 2021
On May 13, the Saint Francis Leprosy Guild celebrates the birth of their founder, Kate Marsden, born in north London on this day in 1859. As a young woman, Marsden was inspired by stories of Father Damien Molokai, later recognised as a Saint for his work among lepers in Hawaii. Marsden became a nurse, working
May 13, 2021
In a statement released Wednesday, the USCCB laments a serious shortfall in fundraising efforts for the CCC, due largely to a “perfect storm” of increasing demands and plunging donations.
May 13, 2021
Peter Wolfgang had a weird religious upbringing, but the blessing of having a Portuguese grandmother with a deep devotion to Our Lady of Fatima. Our Lady's message, including her hard words about Hell, brought him back to the Church when dissent drew him away.
May 13, 2021
Witnesses contradicted themselves and each other on Wednesday, when they gave evidence in a trial dealing with charges of abuse and coverup at the Saint Pius X minor seminary -- a college for boys aged 12 to 18 years, who are considering the priesthood and serve at papal events in St. Peter’s Basilica -- in the Vatican.  
May 13, 2021
Eight million messages from all over the world make up the Mail of Our Lady, a section of the archive of the Shrine of Fatima, in Portugal, practically unknown until now. The Catholic Herald went to get to know this collection of messages, which reveal the profound & frequently familiar relationship that many believers have with the Virgin Mary.
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