Monthly Archives: January 2022

Catholic Church wants to know if 12-year-old victim is gay and ‘enjoyed’ being abused by priest / LGBTQ Nation

A Catholic church in Poland wants a court to determine whether the victim of a priest’s alleged sexual abuse – who was a 12-year-old boy when it started – was gay and therefore took ‘enjoyment in the intimate relationship “. The lawsuit was filed by Janusz Szymik against the Diocese …

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Steven Gahagan Obituary (1965 – 2022) – Davenport, IA

Steven J. Gahagan July 22, 1965 – January 15, 2022 DAVENPORT-A Memorial Mass to celebrate the life of Steven J. Gahagan, 56, of Davenport, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Davenport. The family will welcome friends on Saturday from …

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Southwark priests resign from canonies following Ghanaian bishops’ backing of anti-LGBT bill

THREE priests in the Diocese of Southwark, including the next Archdeacon of Southwark, have resigned as honorary canons of a Ghanaian cathedral, in response to Ghanaian bishops’ apparent support for the criminalization of LGBTQ+ people. In a parish newsletter sent December 11, the Vicar of St John the Divine with …

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Maine’s idea: Irish peace could have bizarre consequences

When traveling the world, for his law firm and as an informal global ambassador, George Mitchell often spoke of the commonalities he found in people of all continents, among all religions, nationalities and ethnicities. Parents want the same things for their children, he said: a good education, health care, good …

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Father David Hudgins’ Latest Dispatch | Catholic National Register

The priest of the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, tragically died in a traffic accident. Father David Hudgins, a priest in the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, wrote an article for his parish bulletin shortly before his death in a traffic accident on January 3. Father Hudgins was pastor of St. Joseph’s …

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Funeral mass for the Trappist P. Léandre Dosch

Friday, January 14, 2022 By Marie Mischel Intermountain Catholic A Christian burial mass for Father Leander Edward Dosch, OCSO was celebrated on January 7th at Villa St. Joseph. The celebrant was Fr. Lourduraj Gally Gregory. The concelebrants were Mgr. Colin Bircumshaw, vicar general; Father Kenneth Vialpando, vicar of the clergy; …

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Theologian Canon – Episcopal News Service

The Canon theologian of the Trinity is responsible for the vision, planning, implementation and evaluation of Christian formation in this great cathedral parish. Under the supervision of the dean and at the head of the training team (composed of the director of the ministries of children and the family, the …

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Pressure mounts on No10 to reduce Covid isolation time to five days

Pressure is mounting on the government to cut the Covid isolation period in England as it emerged that health chiefs had misled ministers about the proposal. School leaders today backed calls to relax the rules, as they revealed classes of more than 100 children were being taught in gyms due …

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Church helps thousands flee escalating Myanmar war

The Catholic Church is helping evacuate and shelter thousands of people fleeing their homes in conflict-torn Kayah state in eastern Myanmar. It is also providing food and non-food items to homeless people in and around the state capital of Loikaw, where fighting has intensified since January 6. The Burmese military …

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The church is not a museum

iStock-rparys I recently had the chance to take an after Christmas trip to France, a place that I have long admired for its Catholic culture and intellectual heritage. Although most of my time was spent among the museums, gardens and boulevards of Paris, a priority destination for me was the …

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