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January 01, 1970
Luke Coppen
January 01, 1970
Luke Coppen
January 01, 1970
Nick Hallett
The canonisation of Blessed John Henry Newman should remind the Amazon synod that its discussions have to be seen in the context of the universal Church, Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said. Speaking ahead of the canonisation of the first ever post-Reformation English saint, the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster said next Sunday’s ceremony should remind synod
January 01, 1970
Catholic News Agency
Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have continued to escalate into violence, with many apparent incidents of forceful police tactics, including at a Catholic church, caught on camera and uploaded to social media. A bystander video widely circulated on social media shows at least four riot police officers entering what appear to be offices at Holy
January 01, 1970
Catholic News Service
The poor are the church’s treasure because they give every Christian a chance to “speak the same language as Jesus, that of love,” Pope Francis said, celebrating Mass for the World Day of the Poor. “The poor facilitate our access to heaven,” the pope said in his homily Nov. 17. “In fact, they open up
January 01, 1970
Catholic News Service
U.S. Catholics “have to be prepared for another wave of traumatic narrative” regarding the clergy sex abuse crisis, Archbishop Charles Scicluna said Nov. 13 at the University of Notre Dame. Archbishop Scicluna of Malta is adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Vatican’s chief investigator on clergy sexual abuse.
January 01, 1970
Catholic News Service
A Nicaraguan priest has denounced intimidation by the police, who surrounded his parish in the city of Masaya, cut power and water to the building and prevented family members of political prisoners from attending a Mass in their honor. Mass was celebrated Nov. 14, in Masaya, but only a small number of families could enter
January 01, 1970
The Catholic Herald
Cardinal George Pell thanked Pope Francis Friday following the dramatic resignation of Vatican Cardinal Angelo Becciu. In a statement sent to CNA on September 25, the former prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy said: “The Holy Father was elected to clean up Vatican finances. He plays a long game and is to be
January 01, 1970
The Catholic Herald
Violence comes in many forms, but its goal is always control, Bishop Mark E. Brennan of Wheeling-Charleston said in his homily at the fourth annual national vigil Mass marking October as of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Violence in the home, Bishop Brennan said, is common, not sporadic like epidemics. Whether it is physical, verbal, emotional,
January 01, 1970
The Catholic Herald
Across the United States, Catholic sisters are encouraging people to sign up to vote. Humility of Mary Sister Ann McManamon, the director of Dorothy Day House of Hospitality in Youngstown Ohio, has her volunteers registering votes to vote three days a week, according to a piece by Global Sisters Report. Though the numbers they have
January 01, 1970
The Catholic Herald
Where would you go? Ethiopia. I want to see those underground Churches in Lalibela. As a South African, I’ve always had interest in African art, artefact and jewellery and the Ethopians dress in the most wonderful way. Their modern jewellery, made out of recycled glass, and their traditional stuff is just heavenly. John, my husband,
January 01, 1970
The Catholic Herald
Catholics at the Diocese of Malindi in Kenya, Africa have taken the Blessed Sacrament for the first time in five years.