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October 21, 2021
Rome Newsroom, Oct 20, 2021 / 06:10 am There will be no godfathers named in the Sicilian archdiocese of Catania for the next three years due to a decree issued by the archbishop that came into full effect this month. Archbishop Salvatore Gristina of Catania has said that he decided to temporarily suspend the naming
August 08, 2017
Popes have long warned that Mafia members have effectively excommunicated themselves by committing grave sins
May 16, 2017
Police said Fr Edoardo Scordio was the 'organiser of a true system of exploitation of public funds destined for the migrant emergency'
April 10, 2017
Pope Francis said that the Church needed to hear the voices of young people
March 20, 2017
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November 29, 2016
The Pope addressed the Pontifical Academy of Sciences during a seminar on drug abuse prevention
July 19, 2016
Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano may have been able to quote scripture, but that's no indication of his piety
August 24, 2015
Canon Law makes it clear that funerals should be refused to 'manifest sinners to whom a Church funeral could not be granted without public scandal to the faithful'
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