Monthly Archives: May 2022

Heat on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22, 2022

Weather “YES, it’s time to put the air conditioners in place.” Christiana Botic for the Boston Globe Massachusetts is experiencing scorching temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service predicts that most of the region will experience “excessive heat” on Saturday and Sunday. “Significant summer heat and humidity this weekend with …

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Historic Hagia Sophia vandalized | Persecution

18/05/2022 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – The historic Byzantine-era church, Hagia Sophia, which now stands as a mosque, was vandalized in mid-April. Experts have commented and fear for the future of the building without proper maintenance and protection. The Hagia Sophia, built as an Orthodox Christian cathedral in 537, was …

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Spanish Jerusalem Bible changes ‘fishers of men’ to ‘fishers of people’ – Catholic World Report

null / David Ramos / ACI Prensa Lima, Peru, May 17, 2022 / 5:25 p.m. (CNA). The Desclée de Brouwer publishing house, which publishes the Jerusalem Bible, has replaced the word “man” (“hombre”) with “person” (“persona”) in its new Spanish edition. The Jerusalem Bible is among the best-known publications of …

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2022 Clergy Appointments – Arlington Catholic Herald

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, announced the following clergy appointments effective Thursday, June 30, 2022, unless otherwise noted. Pastors Reverend Juan A. Puigbó – from administrator of Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax to pastor of Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax. Parish vicars Rev. Maurice …

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The historic church in Hunter River, Prince Edward Island is being converted into apartments

HUNTER RIVER, PEI — When the Great Church on Hunter River Hill was put up for sale, a lifelong resident was moved in to save the iconic structure. Brimming with ideas, entrepreneur Kris Taylor bought the old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in 2019, and he took SaltWire Network to tour …

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Scavengers and street dwellers receive food parcels from Antipolo Cathedral – Manila Bulletin

News / Metro / Scavengers and street dwellers receive food parcels from Antipolo Cathedral Scavengers and street dwellers receive food parcels from Antipolo Cathedral The distribution of food parcels initiated by the Antipolo Cathedral for street people, including garbage collectors and street vendors, continues during the pilgrimage season in May. …

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What India should and shouldn’t do to help Sri Lanka out of economic trouble

Sri Lanka has a new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, in the most unenviable of circumstances. Contrary to what the Indian public believes, the work of the Sri Lankan Prime Minister is very different from that of his Indian counterpart. Until President Gotabaya Rajapaksa amends the Constitution to end the controversial …

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Community holds vigil and protests following racially motivated mass shooting | Local News

Hundreds of people gathered in the streets on Sunday morning near the Jefferson Avenue Tops Markets which were the target of Saturday’s mass shooting for a prayer vigil that evolved into a Black Lives Matter protest and rally against the armed violence. Pastors from many area churches were joined by …

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A Catholic priest and a Christian student are murdered in Nigeria

Aid to the Church in Need deplores recent violence that claimed the lives of a student accused of blasphemy and a priest kidnapped in March. Aid to the Church in Need reported receiving confirmation on May 11 of the death of Fr. Joseph Aketeh Bako, of the Diocese of Kaduna, …

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Putin’s war escalation: uglier and more emotional

Vladimir Putin lacks time and history. He will be 70 this fall. His shirtless riding days are over. He is short, rapidly bald and increasingly jowly. He is divorced, some say, because his wife did not produce a male heir. He now appears as an old-time comic opera villain often …

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Some say migrants could stem inflation by easing labor shortage problems

WASHINGTON, DC – Everyone feels the pain: at the gas pump, at the grocery store, in the electric bill. On May 11, the government announced that the average prices of consumer goods and services had increased by 8.3% compared to a year ago. Some factors include the pandemic and Russia’s …

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Letter: The Church offers a ruthless response to a reasonable request | Opinion

To the Editor – A Yakima native offers two options. He wants the grave of an accused predatory priest moved. Or he wants the cemetery to include an admission that multiple reports of abuse against the priest have been substantiated. Michael Ross says the cleric, Msgr. Joseph Sondergeld, sexually violated …

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Pope appoints Lebanese priests to oversee dioceses of Eastern Churches

Pope Francis has chosen three Lebanese Catholic priests to lead some of the most important dioceses of the Eastern Catholic Churches, a move seen as “further proof of the care given to the clergy and faithful in this country” by Vatican watchers. The Pope has given his approval to the …

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Rose Imogene ‘Jeanie’ Hobbs, longtime teacher, reading specialist, pianist and entertainer, has died at 99

Rose Imogene “Jeanie” Hobbs, 99, of Philadelphia, a longtime schoolteacher, reading specialist, pianist and entertainer, died Sunday, April 3 of Alzheimer’s disease at Bishop White Lodge in the Cathedral retirement community Town. Raised by a teaching mother and father, Ms. Hobbs taught elementary school students in West Chester, Philadelphia and …

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Governor Hochul and St. John’s University Announce Groundbreaking for $106 Million Health Sciences Center at St. John’s University

Governor Kathy Hochul and St. John’s University today announced the grand opening of the $106 million St. John’s University Health Sciences Center, a new 70,000 square foot energy-efficient academic building with classrooms, laboratories, simulation facilities, offices, collaborative spaces and outdoor terraces. The new Health Sciences Center is scheduled to open …

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Retired Bishop Brom of San Diego dies at 83

SAN DIEGO – A funeral mass will be celebrated May 17 for retired Bishop Robert H. Brom of San Diego, who died May 10 in San Diego. He was 83 years old. Mass for Brom, who led the diocese from 1990 to 2013, will be celebrated at St. Therese of …

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James E. Kraeger, Ph.D. Obituary

Connors Memorial Funeral Home James Emerson Kraeger, Ph.D., of Newport, Rhode Island, died May 10, 2022 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Rosemarie (Capitano) Kraeger. James, “Doc”, was born in Saint Louis, Missouri and attended Saint Louis University High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from …

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Relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina to visit Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville – Catholic Telegraph

Tuckahoe, NY, May 3, 2022 – The Saint Pio Foundation announces that the visit to the relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina will stop in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville on June 3rd and June 4and2022, on the occasion of the 20and anniversary of the canonization of Saint Pio. …

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Spiritual Leader Monsignor Gerard McCarren Appointed Acting Rector and Dean of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology at Seton Hall University

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The Archdiocese of Newark and Seton Hall University announced that Bishop Gerard McCarren, STD, will begin a one-year term July 1 as acting rector and dean of the school of theology. of the Immaculate Conception Seminary at Seton Hall. Bishop McCarren is currently Associate Professor of …

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Why is the Church failing in the West?

(RNS) — There are many signs that the Catholic Church is failing in Western countries. There are few vocations, church attendance is down, and young people are leaving the church in droves. There are as many theories explaining this decline as there are commentators, but the theories can be grouped …

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Three must-visit cathedrals in Cartagena de Indias

Cartagena de Indias is a city with more than 10 churches in the northern area alone, some of which date back to colonial times, maintaining the legacy of the Catholic religion brought by the Spaniards in the 1600s. Some of the most important religious scenarios of the “Corralito de Piedra” …

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Judgment Day for Pulse Asia

PHILIPPINE STAR/ RUSSELL PALMA After every election, I write in this space that the results confirm the predictions of the two leading pollsters – Social Weather Stations (SWS) and Pulse Asia (PA). In 2016, not only did I note that the results of the 2016 presidential election validated the projections …

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A cleric advises Christians on the relationship with God

A Catholic priest, the Rev. Joseph Obada, advised Christians to put more effort into personal devotions, meditation and reflection with God. Obada, the associate priest of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Nyanya, Abuja, who gave the advice at a Sunday Mass, said with prayers that people would be in …

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Text: Bishop Mark Davies at Mass for Venerable Elizabeth Prout

Venerable Elizabeth Prout Source: Diocese of Shrewsbury The Right Reverend Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury, delivered the following homily at a Mass celebrated for the Venerable Elizabeth Prout in the Church of St Anne and Blessed Dominic, Sutton, St Helens on Saturday 7th May. Mass homily for Venerable Elizabeth Prout …

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Allegations of dirty tricks mark final days of Philippines election campaign

ROBREDO… drew feverish support from young progressive Filipinos MANILA, Philippines (AFP) – Filipino election rivals traded allegations of dirty tricks and vote-rigging on Friday, in the home stretch of a bitter campaign that is expected to bring the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos to power . After months of …

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56 priests hit the road to “light a fire” in the Eucharistic faith

NEW YORK — Over the next three years, 56 American priests plan to travel the country on the front lines of the American bishops’ “national Eucharistic revival,” working to “light a fire” among the nation’s Catholics about the Eucharistic faith and devotion. The priests are part of a nationwide initiative …

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Instant Loans: Fraud Stalks Borrowers’ Friends and Relatives | News from Vadodara

Vadodara: Pruthvi Shah (name changed) has been rocked by an abusive phone call he received regarding the collection of a loan he never took. After a brief conversation, Shah was informed that it was his friend who had taken the loan which he was not repaying and also that if …

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No role in choosing CPI-M candidate for Thrikkakara: Syro Malabar Catholic Church

Kochi, May 6 (IANS): Stung by criticism from several quarters, the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church said on Friday that it had no role in choosing the CPI-M candidate for the May 31 by-election in the Thrikkakara Assembly in Kerala. What had raised eyebrows was the manner in which the “surprise” …

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DC Classical Music Performances: John Williams, “Carmen” and More

Placeholder while loading article actions For listeners who aren’t quite ready for the hubbub of summer gigs, the call of festival season, and ritual slatherings of sunscreen, rest easy: there are still plenty of gig options to late spring for those hesitant about summer. Enjoy sounds new and old in …

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Digital Loans: New Era Practice of Applying for Instant Loans

As the second most populous nation in the world, India has always experienced a widespread need for credit. The onset of the global pandemic has further intensified demand for credit across the country as medical and financial emergencies have erupted. At a time like this, traditional financial institutions, with their …

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Pope Francis merges 4 foundations into new Vatican host – Catholic World Report

Vatican City, Aug. 28, 2017 / 2:00 a.m. (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, the Vatican confirmed rumors that had been circulating in recent weeks about a papal visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, announcing that Pope Francis would visit to two Asian countries 27 Nov.-Dec. 2. “Welcoming the invitation of the respective …

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Filipino priests back rival Marcos in high-stakes election campaign

Published on: 05/05/2022 – 12:12Amended: 05/05/2022 – 12:10 Manila (AFP) – Hundreds of Filipino priests backed the main rival of the former dictator’s son Ferdinand Marcos on Thursday, days before a presidential election they called a “battle for the soul” of the nation. About 200 clergy from the deeply Catholic …

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BOULDER CHURCH VANDALIZED: A Catholic church vandalized for the 2nd time

BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) – A Catholic church was vandalized Tuesday night with anti-religious and other messages spray-painted on buildings and other property, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. Sacred Heart of Mary is located at 6739 S. Boulder Road and BCSO said the graffiti is similar to another incident in …

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Joint Church Prayer Service for the 215th – 2022 Police Day Celebrations

Along with the 215th Police Day 2022 celebrations, the Kuching District Police Headquarters held a joint prayer service at St. Joseph’s Cathedral on April 27, attended by about 200 police officers. May 04, 2022 Kuching District Police Chief ACP Ahsmon Bajah (2nd left) presents a keepsake to Archbishop Simon Poh …

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Priest serving Republican West Belfast reveals he would vote DUP ‘without hesitation’ ahead of Sinn Fein and SDLP

A PRIEST serving in Republican West Belfast has told how he would vote DUP ‘without hesitation’ ahead of the SDLP or Sinn Fein. Father Paddy McCafferty said he was fully aware of the “baggage” that comes with Jeffrey Donaldson’s Unionist Party. 1 Father Paddy McCaffertyCredit: Unknown, clear with photo office …

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The promotion of the junior mass 2023

Dr. Rob Mullen ’77 All Juniors and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend the Junior Class Mass on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. at the Steinhauser Gym. This annual event has been canceled by covid for the past two years. It’s so good to …

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Decorated soldier Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole missed the Battle of Waterloo on his honeymoon

Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole was an MP while a prominent serving soldier The Cole Memorial Column, a prominent feature of Enniskillen’s skyline, was erected between 1845 and 1857 to commemorate General Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, who as commander of the 4th Division was one of Wellington’s main subordinates during the …

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British Columbia professor’s new book examines anti-Semitism in 1940s Boston

Audrey S. Garon and Richard B. Primack The period before and during World War II was a perilous time for Jews in Boston. According to the new book, “Nazis of Copley Square,” by Charles R. Gallagher, the ongoing violence peaked in 1943 when Irish-American Catholic gangs attacked hundreds of Jews …

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Catholic priest sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually abusing underage boys

A court in Kerala has sentenced a Catholic priest to 18 years in rigorous prison for sexually abusing four underage boys at a seminary in Kollam district five years ago. According to reports, the 35-year-old Christian priest, Fr. Thomas Parekkulam, a member of the Chennai-based SDM Minor Seminary, has been …

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