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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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Common Good Lecture Series at Lincoln Cathedral

Jenny Sinclair Together for the Common Good begins a new series of lectures at Lincoln Cathedral next Tuesday, June 7. The series explores how social theology helps churches and Christians play their part in spiritual and civic renewal, in terms of economy, work, nature, human freedom, social peace, politics and …

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A Catholic priest founded the world’s first psychiatric hospital

Pr. Joan Gilabert Jofré rescued a mental patient from bullies and then founded the “Hospital of the Innocents”. A Catholic priest founded the world’s first psychiatric hospital. Surprised? We shouldn’t be. This is just one of the many contributions the Church has made to humanity, something most people are unaware …

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Catholic Church urges electorate to avoid vote buying – The Sun Nigeria

The The Catholic Diocese of Ekiti has advised residents of the state to avoid vote buying and other forms of incitement in the June 18 gubernatorial election. The Director of Justice Development and Peace Initiative (JDPI) for the Diocese, Reverend Emmanuel Akingbade told Ado Ekiti during a road trip yesterday. …

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Mary Margaret Rose Pfennig, 93

Mary Margaret Rose Pfennig was born Margaret M. Rothwell on August 10, 1928 and went to join the Lord on May 4, 2022. Mary was born and raised in Gillette, Wyoming with her older sister Ruth and older brother James. The family lived on a 320-acre farm and farmed and …

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Pope, Anglican and Scottish church leaders to pray in Africa

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, Archbishop of Canterbury and head of a church in Scotland will jointly lead a prayer vigil for peace during his visit to South Sudan next month, the Vatican announced Saturday. He released details of the pontiff’s itinerary during his trips to Africa from July …

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The Seat of the Rt. Rev. Mark van Koevering, Eighth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington – Episcopal News Service

THE HEADQUARTERS OF RT. ROUND. MARK VAN KOEVERING, EIGHTH BISHOP OF THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF LEXINGTON, WILL BE ON JUNE 5, 2022LEXINGTON, KY: The Rt. Rev. Mark Van Koevering will be officially seated as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington in a ceremony at Christ Church Cathedral …

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The Latin patriarch encourages a new narrative for the holy city

Patriarch Pizzaballa – Screenshot Source: CBCEW His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, spoke with the bishops and delegates of the Holy Land Coordination about the Holy City of Jerusalem, describing it as “an unprecedented reality” which is part of the heritage of the whole world. Patriarch Pizzaballa …

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Why I just left the Catholic Church

With the Archbishop of San Francisco’s announcement on Friday that he was unilaterally barring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from receiving the sacrament of Holy Communion, I made a decision that had been in the works for a long time. I no longer consider myself a member of the Catholic Church. …

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Students share their joys and concerns about the church at synod sessions – Catholic Philly

By Catholic News Service • Posted May 25, 2022 PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Jennifer McMahon, a second-year biology student at Villanova University, said recent on-campus listening sessions in preparation for the 2023 Catholic Church synod made her feel like her concerns “were recognized not only by the church, but my peers.” …

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Nieto ready to lead the herd at St. Therese in Little Rock – Arkansas Catholic

Future priest grew up at St. Raphael’s Church in Springdale, will be ordained May 28 Posted: May 25, 2022 By Chris PriceArkansas Catholic Staff Aprille Hanson Spivey Deacon Jaime Nieto (center left) stands with Bishop Anthony B. Taylor; his aunt, Beatriz Nieto Bautista (left) and his mother, Maria Del Carmen …

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Deep in Tanzania and Uganda, EACOP plans are causing the creation

The East African crude oil pipeline would be the longest heated pipeline in the world. But the International Energy Agency has not yet called for any new fossil fuel projects. Activists including Vanessa Nakate recently visited Pope Francis and received his full support ahead of Laudato si’ week. By Jonathan …

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For better or for worse, the church is keeping Haiti afloat

CHURCH AND STATE: A view from the street of the rotunda of the Catholic cathedral in Cap-Haitien, in northern Haiti. (Photo by Patrice S. Dorsainville on Unsplash) When societies lack good governance and social stability, churches and clergy often fill the gaps. In some cases, especially in modern Africa, church …

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Reviews | Archbishop’s pastoral letter to Pelosi shows ‘pro-abortion Catholic’ is an oxymoron

Placeholder while loading article actions Mary Eberstadt holds the Panula Professorship in Christian Culture at the Catholic Information Center in DC and is a Senior Fellow at the Faith & Reason Institute. Pastoral Letter or Notification from Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi that she is …

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Music Review: VSO Chorus Returns Joyfully After Two Years | Vermont Arts

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus made its first foray into the world of the living on Friday at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Burlington after a two-year hiatus, and it was certainly a pleasure to hear the nearly 60-voice ensemble . They were joined by eight VSO brass and three percussionists …

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New report: Climate change could see London and other cities around the world run out of water

As a heat wave heads for the UK and Indian cities struggle with record high temperatures, a new report from Christian Aid highlights how the climate crisis is increasing the severity of drought in ten of the world’s major cities and demands an international fund to pay for climate damage. …

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Catholic priest suspended for promising to represent the church well

Hyacinth Alia, a Catholic priest and aspiring governor on the APC platform in Benue, pledged on Sunday to represent the church well in its political and personal conduct. Mr. Alia reacted to his suspension by the Vatican with a letter signed by William Avenya, the bishop of the diocese of …

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Buffalo, Racism and the Church – Catholic World Report

A man at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, NY, lights a candle May 16, 2022, for the victims of a May 14 mass shooting that authorities say was racially motivated. (SNC Photo/Brendan McDermid, Reuters) In this Sixth Sunday of Easter, the readings begin to wait two weeks before the climax …

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Nigeria: Outbreak of anti-Christian violence in Sokoto

A mob of young Muslims has attacked a Catholic cathedral and church in Nigeria amid protests demanding the release of two suspects in the murder of a Christian student accused of making blasphemous statements against Islam. The case began with an atrocious scene, filmed and broadcast on social networks by …

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Obituary of Richard T. O’Neill Jr.

Richard T. O’Neill Jr., 88, of Economy Boro, died Thursday, May 19, 2022, Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver. Born January 30, 1934 in Sewickley, he was the son of the late Richard and Anna Donohue O’Neill. He retired from Armco Steel and Butler’s Auction, was a member of St. John The …

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New Priest Assignments Announced – The Leaven Catholic Newspaper

The priests pictured above received new assignments this spring. Father John A. Riley, Vicar General/Chancellor, announced the following appointments made by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, effective July 1, unless otherwise noted: Pastors Father Gerard Albafrom Parochial Vicar of the Church of the Nativity, Leawood, to Pastor of St. Pius X …

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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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