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July 01, 2021
“I would like to address all those who have been wronged and scandalised by the evil in the church,” said Archbishop Wojciech Polak of Gniezno, the Primate of Poland. “I would like to ask for forgiveness once again.”
June 28, 2021
Two Catholic churches on indigenous land in western Canada burnt to the ground on Saturday, less than a week after two other nearby churches were set ablaze. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating the fires. RCMP Sergeant Jason Bayda said, “The investigations into the previous fires and these two new fires are ongoing with
June 22, 2021
Cardinal Mauro Gambetti, the new archpriest of the basilica, said June 22 that requests to celebrate, instead of concelebrate, early morning Masses at St. Peter’s by groups “with particular and legitimate needs” may be allowed.
June 10, 2021
Cover image: Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá, Colombia, by Bernard Gagnon – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0   The Bishops of Colombia will renew the country’s consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, as an expression “of the fervent yearning of the Catholic Church for unity, peace, and reconciliation in Colombia.” Cardinal Rubén Salazar, the Archbishop
April 26, 2021
The Nuncio to Spain says "no one can doubt the credibility of the Church in its statements and activities" with regard to clerical sexual abuse.
April 16, 2021
According to Deacon Francisco Salvador Pontes Filho, president of the National Commission of Deacons, the number of permanent deacons who died between January 1st and April 10 is almost reaching the total number of deaths reported in 2020.
April 03, 2021
Archbishop John Wilson of Southwark made a pastoral visit to the church on Saturday. The archbishop spoke with clergy and a number of parishioners present at the church, assuring them of his closeness in prayer and offering them his support following the incident.
April 03, 2021
Pope Francis presides at the Stations of the Cross outside St. Peter’s Basilica, April 2, 2021. Image ©Vatican Media CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis led the Way of the Cross, featuring meditations prepared by children, at the Vatican on Good Friday evening. With Italy still facing coronavirus restrictions,