Monthly Archives: June 2022

WMOF: “Domestic Violence Affects Millions of Catholic Families”

At the World Meeting of Families, Dr. Christauria Welland describes the permanent damage caused by domestic violence and says the Church must respond to this reality in order to help form healthy families. By Devin Watkins Approximately 125 million Catholic women may experience physical or sexual violence at least once …

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Michigan Catholic Bishops Applaud Roe v. Wade Overthrow

Michigan’s Catholic leaders are applauding Friday’s Supreme Court decision on abortion, calling it a “cause for joy.” In a statement released shortly after the nation’s top court overturned the landmark Roe v Wade and Planned Parenthood v Caseys decisions, the Michigan Catholic Conference released a statement signed by Archbishop of …

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Death notice, week of June 25, 2022

Obituaries, week of June 25, 2022 – La Tablet Skip to content Father Michael J. Himesa retired priest from the Diocese of Brooklyn who was released from his diocesan assignment and who had been a professor of theology …

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GOP lawmaker proposes new abortion ban with 10-year sentence; Whitmer calls it “scary”

Lansing – A Republican lawmaker introduced a bill banning abortion at all stages of pregnancy that would make providing an abortion a 10-year felony punishable by a fine of up to $100,000. The bill, which would make an exception to save a mother’s life, would replace the more than century-old …

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2 priests killed in Mexico devoted decades to a remote region

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Long before many roads were paved in Mexico’s remote Tarahumara Mountains, Jesuit priest Javier Campos crisscrossed the region on a motorcycle. For five decades serving his impoverished communities, his familiar impersonation of a rooster and love of crowing earned him the nickname “Gallo”. His colleague Joaquín …

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Understanding the Pope’s Reforms: Making the Church Christocentric

Last week, Pope Francis issued a rescript requiring local bishops to get approval from Rome before giving their blessing to a diocesan religious order. Some of the pope’s critics viewed the new rule as draconian. “Before the diocesan bishop erects – by decree – a public association of the faithful …

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Director of Music – Episcopal News Service

ABOUT THE POSITION St. Paul’s Cathedral is seeking a full-time Music Director to serve as Principal Musician, Organist and Choir Director. Together with the Dean, other staff members, and parishioners, the Music Director co-directs, manages, and executes the music ministry of the Cathedral. We are looking for a director who …

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Democrats Ignoring Threats to Judges, Churches, Pregnancy Centers and It’s Deeply Disturbing

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! It’s hard to believe that only a month and a half has passed since Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion was leaked to the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization quashing Roe v. Wade. With all the threats against Supreme …

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St. Peter’s Catholic Church takes over the streets of Mount Clemens – Macomb Daily

St. Peter’s Catholic Church joined parishes around the world on Saturday to hold a Corpus Christi procession. Judging by the turnout, it won’t be the last. Even people walking their dogs joined in the solemn procession of clergy, parishioners, neighbors and other guests organized in honor of the feast of …

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Lewandowski, Father Theodore Vincent – Waupaca County Post Office

August 20, 1930 – June 15, 2022 On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 91-year-old Father Theodore Vincent Lewandowski passed away peacefully at his home in Waupaca, Wisconsin. After the death of his wife Patricia in 1996, Father “Ted” answered God’s call to resume his priesthood studies at Sacred Heart Seminary in …

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Juneteenth March in Dallas seeks to “unify the streets” – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Standing in the limited shade provided by a tree at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center, Donald Parish Junior watched the few dozen who showed up to walk with him for a “Unite the streets » gathering on Sunday. “We’re going to be hot and we’re going to be …

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Small ticket, big business: Fintech companies see an increase in instant loans

Home loans and other personal loans made up 64 percent of additional credits over the past two fiscal years. Business Standard has always endeavored to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that matter to you and that have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. …

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CAN fumes as gunmen kidnap more than 22 clerics in one year

Nope Fewer than 22 clerics were abducted by gunmen between June 2021 and June 2022 in Nigeria, investigation by Sunday punch found. Recently, the prelate of the Methodist Church in Nigeria, Samuel Kanu, was abducted. Kanu was abducted along the Enugu-Port Harcourt highway in Abia State along with the Methodist …

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a difficult but vital account of abuse – The Irish Times

So Young: The Catholic Church’s Taking of My Life Author: Gerard Gorman with Declan Gorman ISBN-13: 978-1780733418 Editor: Blackstaff Press Guide price: £9.99 It’s rare to finish a book where you want to shake hands with the author, and give him a hug. Gerard Gorman recounts his abuse by pedophile …

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Priests with Local Connections Celebrate Jubilee Anniversaries |

GREENSBURG — Several priests with ties to the region recently celebrated the jubilee anniversaries of their ordination dates. They joined other priests in the Diocese of Greensburg to celebrate the jubilees at a special Mass June 8 at Christ Our Shepherd Center in Greensburg, with Bishop Larry J. Kulick, JCL, …

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In “inhuman” conditions, Bachelet urges Nicaragua to release all detainees | India is blooming

New York: The human rights situation in Nicaragua has continued to deteriorate over the past three months, with detainees held in appalling conditions, shrinking civic space and an “unprecedented” increase in the number of of people fleeing the country, said UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet. Thursday. Giving her latest update …

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The photographer reaches new heights to take the picture

Leaven freelance photographer Kathryn White descends the ladder after photographing the newly painted mural atop All Saints Church in Kansas City, Kansas. PHOTO BY PHELIPE LINSTROM by Kathryn Whitesourdough special Working as a freelancer for The Leaven has blessed me with some pretty awesome experiences. I have visited so many …

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Layla Salazar’s funeral ends Uvalde’s funeral for gunshot victims

UVALDE — From the Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart, the Road to Eternal Rest is a one mile drive on Fort Clark Road to Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery. On Thursday, Layla Salazar became the latest victim of the Robb Elementary School massacre to make the trip. She was 11 years …

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Has your state recently experienced pro-abortion violence? Find out here.

(live action) In recent weeks, Live Action News has documented multiple acts of pro-abortion violence and hate crimes perpetrated against pro-life centers and churches in several states, due to the leak of the draft advisory from the Supreme Court drafted by Justice Samuel Alito, which appeared to show the Court’s …

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Cashe company now offers instant loans on WhatsApp in 30 seconds

The company will use its AI-powered chat capabilities on WhatsApp to offer these pre-approved lines of credit. BOX claims to be the first fintech startup to offer instant credit lines without any documents, app downloads or form filling. Users can simply avail these loans by sending a “Hi” message to …

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UK minister warns US politicians to be careful of their language on Northern Ireland

One of Boris Johnson’s ministers has hit back at senior US Congress officials as tensions erupt between the two countries over Downing Street’s decision to rewrite the Northern Ireland Protocol. Conor Burns, minister for Northern Ireland and a close ally of Boris Johnson, the British prime minister, said some US …

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A former diocesan high school teacher ordained a Dominican priest

Reverend Brother Paul Dominic Marich, OP, 36, formerly of Woodbridge, was ordained a priest for the Dominican Province of St. Joseph on May 21 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. Archbishop J. Augustine DiNoia, OP, associate secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine …

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Sharon Shrine Jeep Patrol, Texas Oncology, Saint Matthews Catholic Church to Host Carter BloodCare Community Campaigns – The Gilmer Mirror

Help your neighbors in need: save local lives by donating blood LONGVIEW, Texas (June 13, 2022) – Donating blood is a simple and healthy way to help other Texans and support the well-being of the local community. People need blood at all times of the day. They include elderly people …

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The challenge of violence | Lois Kerschen

In a previous blog post, I mentioned that pro-abortion protesters are disrupting Masses and vandalizing Catholic properties across the country. My point was that we need an intense education campaign to combat ignorance about the Church and the issue. https://www.patheos.com/blogs/musingsfromthepew/2022/05/culture-of-life-education/ However, this is a long term solution. In the meantime, …

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LankaWeb – Bishop Robert Caldwell – The same church that invented Dravida Nadu must also defend Tamil Eelam

Shenali D Waduge There was no term called Dravidian until a British missionary who arrived in India in 1838 created it to serve several Church agendas. The next 40 years were spent converting Hindu Tamils, promoting fictional history, and confronting the natives. Much of the conflict, confusion, and contradiction present …

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Nigerian Catholic Priests Denying Church Members Without Permanent Voter Cards Access to Sunday Masses

Some Catholic priests in Nigeria have enforced a policy of “no Permanent Voter Card (PVC), no Sunday Mass”. In videos viewed by SaharaReporters on Sunday, some church members were denied access to Sunday Masses due to their inability to display their permanent voter cards issued by the Independent National Electoral …

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Religious leaders of all persuasions in the country and around the world gathered on June 11, 1982 at St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York.

It was not a one-time phenomenon, but a carefully orchestrated event with decades of involvement and planning. The June 11 call has become an essential part of a week dedicated to ridding the world of nuclear weapons, a week organized by dozens of united organizers, many of them under the …

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We must not forget Nigeria! | National Catholic Registry

A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Violence against Christians is almost daily. The June 5 massacre of dozens of innocent Nigerian Catholics at a Pentecost Mass in Owo, Ondo State, in the south west, was an utterly horrific tragedy. Even more tragic is the reality that this was not an isolated …

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PHOTOS – St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church celebrates its centennial this weekend; see details – Port Arthur News

PORT NECHES — Brotherhood, friendliness and “so much spirit” is how Dinker Wallace describes St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Port Neches. And that probably kept the church alive for 100 years. Altar Society members Wallace and Kitty Trahan were busy Friday preparing the church for the celebration and Mass on …

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Horsham priest jailed for sex offenses against boy he met in church

A ROMAN Catholic priest has been jailed for sex offenses against a teenager he met at church. Father Anthony White was found guilty of two counts of indecent assault and one of sodomy against the boy. The offenses occurred in the early 1990s at an address where White lived in …

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The Diocese of Altoona welcomes a new priest and deacons | News, Sports, Jobs

Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Bishop Mark Bartchak, (center) stands with (left to right) Deacon Brian Yurky, Deacon Justin Treon, Deacon Daniel Heiser and Deacon Michael Russo, diocesan director of the permanent diaconate. The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown welcomed a new priest and three new deacons. Bishop Mark Bartchak …

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Governor points finger at foreign-born jihadists behind Catholic church massacre

LAGOS—The subject was Pentecost, but the message was bullets that killed more than 40 people in a Catholic congregation in Nigeria’s relatively serene Ondo State. The priest had just given the benediction at the end of a Mass to celebrate Pentecost Sunday when at least four gunmen detonated a bomb …

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OFFICIAL – New Priest Assignments

Friday, June 10, 2022 Effective August 3, 2022 Retirements/Departures : Reverend John E. Normanoutgoing pastor, Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Salt Lake City (LLC Series 250) Reverend Omar OntiverosMedical leave – one year Reverend Clarence J. SandovalPast Pastor, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Layton (LLC Series 245) Reverend …

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The Catholic Church’s goal of “full unity” with Orthodoxy

” YouUnity is harmony in the diversity of charisms conferred by the Spirit,” Pope Francis told the pan-Orthodox delegation of priests and monks from the Autocephalous Eastern Churches Friday, June 3. Churches, mainly in the Middle East and Africa, have often faced heavy persecution and have been separated for centuries …

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New canons and prebends announced

Lichfield Cathedral will welcome a group of new Canons and Prebends at a special service at 3.30pm on Sunday July 3. Prebends are given special ‘stalls’ at the cathedral to recognize their service to the churches of the Diocese of Lichfield. In the past, a shop was also associated with …

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Jen Kiggans – The Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk News-Herald conducted email interviews with the four Republican candidates seeking the 2nd Congressional District seat in the United States House of Representatives. Early voting is underway for the June 21 election. The GOP nominee will face incumbent U.S. Representative Elaine Luria in November. Last name: Jen Kiggans Age: …

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Three ways of thinking about priests

The time had come. By 1863, the city of London had reached such density that it demanded a new form of urban transport. Thus was born the world’s first underground railway – known today as the London Underground, a hallmark of the city. What began as a few underground steam …

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Gag order in Catholic Church sex abuse case to protect victims, not defendants: AGC

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): The gag order in a case involving a member of a Catholic order who sexually abused two boys was not meant to protect the abuser or the Catholic order in question. The Attorney General’s office said in a statement Monday, June 6, that it …

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SF transgender Lutheran bishop resigns amid pastor removal controversy

Reverend Megan Rohrer of San Francisco, who made history last year as the first openly transgender person to be elevated to the rank of bishop in the nation’s largest Lutheran denomination, resigned amid a controversy involving allegations of racism in the removal of the pastor of a Latino congregation. Rohrer, …

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“Nigeria has over 10,000 species of traditional medicinal plants”

As many as 25 people were reportedly killed yesterday as suspected bandits opened fire on worshipers at St Francis Catholic Church on Owa-luwa Street in the Owo Local Government Area of ​​the capital of the State of Ondo, Akure.State police spokesman Funmi Odunlami said the command would speak about the …

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St. Mary’s Basilica’s new pastor thrilled with opportunity – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

NATCHEZ— Reverend Aaron Williams has had a lot to do since arriving at St. Mary’s Basilica. Not only did Williams arrive during Holy Week, which is one of the busiest times for a Catholic priest, but graduation from Cathedral Catholic School was near and he would be tasked with finding …

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Closure of two Catholic churches in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Two Catholic churches in a Luzerne County community are permanently closing. The Diocese of Scranton blamed the decision on low attendance, a shortage of priests and financial difficulties. Many parishioners belonging to the parishes of Saint André Bessette and Saint Dominic de Wilkes-Barre told Eyewitness News …

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Eight priests ordained on June 4 ‘inflamed with the Holy Spirit’, says Bishop Burbidge

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge ordained eight men to the priesthood June 4 during a standing mass at St. Thomas More Cathedral in Arlington. The ordinandi are Fathers Philip D. Briggs, Peter J. Clem, YA, John F. O’Farrell, C. Mauricio Portillo, Robert C. Renner, Daniel S. Reuwer, Daniel A. Rice, and …

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Democrats bring pain, misery | News, Sports, Jobs

For the editor: Local gas is $4.80. The economy is down 1.5% in the first quarter. The Democrats are the party of pain and misery. Inflict as much harm on Americans as we bow down to the government. They’re not stupid, just dishonest. Union members, how’s your 401(k) …

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Create a Catholic Church she can belong to

(RNS) – Jamie Manson is a Catholic whose work is entirely church-focused while existing almost completely beyond the confines of Catholic teaching. Longtime author of the National Catholic Reporter’s award-winning column “Grace on the Margins,” Manson is president of Catholics for Choice, a nearly half-century-old group that advocates for abortion …

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee: Live Updates

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II with her son Prince Charles; his grandson William, Duke of Cambridge; his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge; and their children, Prince Louis, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on Thursday.Credit…Daniel Leal/Agence France-Presse — …

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50 years after a group of Catholic sisters formed Network, the activist group pledges to focus on racial justice

Two years ago, when George Floyd was murdered by a police officer who knelt on his neck for almost 10 minutes, we were confronted with the persistence of racism in our country. Now we find ourselves there once again as we mourn the shooting that targeted black Americans at a …

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Our Culture of Abuse

Whether you think it deserves it or not, the Catholic Church has largely become a child sex abuse meme., as if the two were synonymous or the crime defined the institution. You certainly get this message from the liberal barometer (or lightning rod) that Saturday Night Live is, with comedian …

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Cardinal Zen and the rise of religious persecution in China

Catholic Cardinal Joseph Zen appeared in a Hong Kong court on Tuesday for “conspiracy to collide with foreign forces”. The charges against the cardinal are emblematic of a continuing deterioration in the city-state, which should prompt the Vatican to reconsider earlier attempts to pursue closer relations with China. While the …

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