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September 16, 2021
Rome, Italy, Sep 15, 2021 / 09:20 am Pope Francis said Wednesday that the Catholic Church is firm in its stance on abortion because “abortion is murder,” and urged priests to be pastoral rather than political when faced with the question of who can receive Communion. Answering questions aboard the papal plane from Bratislava, Slovakia,
September 15, 2021
Washington D.C., Sep 14, 2021 / 17:02 pm In a significant shift, the trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom, is no longer officially opposed to the legalization of assisted suicide. In a Sept. 14 announcement, the British Medical Association adopted a “neutral” stance on the issue, following a vote at its annual representative
September 15, 2021
Syracuse, N.Y., Sep 14, 2021 / 19:00 pm A federal court on Tuesday granted a temporary restraining order against a New York state COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which disallowed religious exemptions, after a group of anonymous medical professionals filed suit against the governor and her administration.  Then-governor Andrew Cuomo announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all
September 13, 2021
Washington D.C., Sep 12, 2021 / 10:00 am After he arrived in Slovakia on Sunday, Pope Francis exhorted the country’s Christian leaders to prefer God to comfort and security. Noting the rise of religious freedom in Slovakia in recent years, “after the years of atheistic persecution” of the communist government, Pope Francis implored Christians not
September 13, 2021
Rome Newsroom, Sep 12, 2021 / 02:30 am Pope Francis arrived on Sunday morning in Hungary, where he met with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The pope’s arrival in the capital, Budapest, on Sept. 12 marked the 84-year-old pontiff’s first international trip since his colon surgery in July. Pope Francis will spend roughly seven hours in Hungary, where he will
September 13, 2021
Warsaw, Poland, Sep 12, 2021 / 07:00 am A Vatican cardinal beatified two towering figures of 20th-century Polish Catholicism on Sunday. Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, declared Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński and Mother Elżbieta Róża Czacka blessed at a Mass at the Temple of Divine Providence in Poland’s capital, Warsaw.  He
September 10, 2021
Solsona, Spain, Sep 8, 2021 / 17:01 pm It has been widely reported that Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, who resigned as Bishop of Solsona last month, did so to cohabit with a divorcee who writes erotic novels with satanic overtones. The Diocese of Solsona, however, said Sept. 6 that “the decision made by said bishop
September 09, 2021
Rome Newsroom, Sep 8, 2021 / 09:30 am Burma’s Cardinal Charles Maung Bo told Catholics at the International Eucharistic Congress on Wednesday that it was important to imitate Jesus’ patience amid the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Look at our world and our lives. The modern man lives in a feverish pitch. He is
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