Monthly Archives: July 2021

USCCB Secretary General Unexpectedly Resigns After “Looming Media Reports Alleging Possible Inappropriate Behavior”

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Mgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill, secretary general of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops since November, resigned his post after the USCCB “became aware of imminent news articles alleging inappropriate behavior by Bishop Burrill”, said Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the USCCB. In …

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Mandatory jab call for health workers

The national cabinet is urged to make vaccinations mandatory for all hospital staff and create a deployment plan to ensure that each worker has a date in their agenda to receive a vaccine. The call came as NSW reported 105 more cases on Sunday, as well as the death of …

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Dr Laurel M. Quinn | Obituary

Dr. Laurel M. Quinn, 44 years old from Winona, passed away on Wednesday July 14, 2021 at Winona Health. Laurel Marie was born on October 10, 1976 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, to James and Judith (Buehler) Vos. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School and received her undergraduate and …

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DRC: Funeral program for Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya.

The mortal remains of Cardinal Monsengwo will arrive in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, on Saturday July 17, 2021. Interment is scheduled for Wednesday July 21, 2021. Africa Service in English from Vatican News. Those in charge of the diocesan Curia of the Archdiocese of Kinshasa …

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Appointments – July 15, 2021

Bishop Bernard Hebda announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis: Effective July 1, 2021 Reverend Bryan Kujawa, appointed parish vicar of St. Richard’s Church, Assumption Church and St. Peter’s Church in Richfield. Father Kujawa is a priest of the Diocese of Crookston. Reverend James Liekhus, …

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Mali: an abducted Catholic priest is released

The Christian faithful of the diocese of Mopti in Mali express their joy at the release of the kidnapped Catholic priest, Father Léon Dougnon after more than three weeks in custody of his captors. By the editor of Vatican News Father Léon Dougnon, parish priest of Ségué in the diocese …

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Priest’s ‘pro-Indonesian’ stance angers Papuans

A Catholic priest found himself in hot water with Papuans seeking independence in speaking out in favor of plans that would keep the troubled region under Indonesian rule. They criticized Father Hendrikus Hada of the Diocese of Agats for his comments supporting the extension of the special autonomy status for …

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Mary L. Codr | Seward Independent

Mary Louise (Hladky) Codr, 85, 8 months, 21 days old, of David City, formerly of Bee and Seward, died on Wednesday June 30, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer at St. Joseph’s Court surrounded by her family. Mary Lou was born on October 9, 1935, on a farm near …

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New online exhibit takes viewers on a 3D tour of the Christian monuments of Nagorno-Karabakh – The Calvert Journal

Environmentalists grew increasingly concerned in the aftermath of the war after the Azerbaijani government began controversial renovations to Gazanchetsots Cathedral in Shushi. Azerbaijanis also began to promote the theory that Armenian churches were in fact Caucasian Albanian monuments appropriated by Armenians in the 19th century: an idea that has been …

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The world “more than ever needs a message of salvation”

Four new Westminster priests have been ordained, including Father Timothy Mangatal, pictured here with the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols. Mazur / cbcew.org.uk The message of salvation is a message the world needs to hear, now more than ever, according to the youngest priest in the Diocese of Westminster …

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Funeral services | Dubuque obituaries

Scott M. Berget, Wiota, Wis. – Visits: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Darlington, Wis. Christian funeral mass: 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13, at the church. Roger J. Bergfeld, Dubuque – Visits: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Leonard Funeral and Crematorium, 2595 Rockdale Road. …

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Bishop of Negros is recovering from Covid

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Bishop of San Carlos Gerardo Alminaza has resumed his ministry for the Roman Catholic Church after recovering from Covid-19. “Twenty-one days after testing positive for Covid-19, I am now negative,” said Alminaza, who presided over a mass at the San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral parish in …

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Meet Lancashire’s New Priests and Deacons

A teacher, a physiotherapist, a civil servant, a notary, a marketing manager, a corporal of the Royal Military Police, a veterinarian, a librarian, an educator, a farm worker and a sergeant in the army. These are just a few of the latest cohorts of new priests and deacons to be …

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‘God is present’ even in the midst of great suffering

The partial collapse of a high-rise condominium in Surfside, Florida recently “brought so much sadness,” but it’s also an opportunity to respond with prayer and spread the Catholic faith, said Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on his “Walk Humblely Podcast” July 7th. It is human to wonder why such tragedies happen, …

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FlexiLoans, GooglePay partner to offer instant loans to SMEs

MSME-focused digital lending platform FlexiLoans.com announces its collaboration with Google Pay to provide flexible lending to their merchant base. The collaboration will help close the credit gap by providing instant loans to small traders and entrepreneurs across India who cannot access formal credit, FlexiLoans said in a statement. FlexiLoans aims …

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Brandon churches vandalized with graffiti

WINNIPEG – The Brandon Police Department is investigating after two churches in the community were vandalized over the weekend. St. Matthews Anglican Cathedral and the First Presbyterian were both graffiti sprayed over the weekend, as were several vehicles in the area. “The vandalism was first reported on July 4, around …

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Ireland sees ancient Mass Rocks tradition reborn

Irish priests celebrated Mass at “Mass Rocks” in all 26 Dioceses of Ireland in honor of Irish Catholics who practiced their faith in secret when it was illegal to do so under British rule. All expressions of the Catholic faith were banned in Ireland between the 16th and 18th centuries …

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Reverend Woodruff resigns – Odessa American

Rev. Mark Woodruff, longtime pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, resigned Thursday to become a sacramental minister. He is from Westfield, NJ, who came to Odessa 25 years ago. He will still say Mass regularly and hear confessions. (Odessa American | Jacob Ford) Reverend Mark Woodruff has been …

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Construction spending fell 0.3% in May as housing slows

WASHINGTON – Construction spending fell 0.3% in May. Growth in housing, the best performing economy, has slowed as activity in areas most directly affected by the pandemic has shown further weakness. The Commerce Department reported Thursday that May’s drop followed a slight 0.1% increase in April and left overall construction …

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Duane D. Robinson – Rowley – Mix 94,7 KMCH

ROWLEY – Duane D. Robinson, 51, of Rowley, IA, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at the University of Iowa hospitals and clinics in Iowa City, IA. Duane was born October 18, 1969, the son of Bert D. and Shirlene K. (Simpson) Robinson. He graduated in 1988 from Independence …

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