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Some Suspects of Pentecost Sunday Attack on Catholic Church in Nigeria Arrested (Governor)

In a June 23 press conferenceThe Ondo State Commander of the Security Network Agency, known as “Corps Amotekun”, told reporters that all suspects linked to the Pentecost Sunday attack on the Church Catholic would eventually be arrested. “Regarding the Owo incident, we have recovered the last vehicle they used for …

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St. Hilary’s Catholic Church in Raceland will hold a mass in Cajun French

The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux is honoring Cajun culture next week by hosting its annual mass in French. The diocese has been running a service where music and sermons have been held in Cajun French since the mid-2000s, according to the director of the diocesan worship office, the Reverend Glenn LeCompte. …

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If the Pope’s visit was the first step, what comes next for the Catholic Church?

In the gold-crested white room of the Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral, Pope Francis sits before church leaders. He leafs through his papers, reciting a homily that is both gentle and authoritative. The leader of the Catholic Church tells Canadian bishops, priests and seminarians that indigenous peoples who practice their cultures, …

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Chico Area Church Services – Chico Enterprise-Record

SATURDAY Congregation Beth Israel: Saturday evening Tisha B’Av 8:30 p.m. In person only. For Zoom links and in-person details, email [email protected] 1336 Hemlock St. 342-6146. SUNDAY Chicco Aldersgate United Methodist Church: “Two Masters” by Pastor Scott Allred. Mast. 6:19-24. Worship 10 a.m. at the sanctuary. www.chicoaumc.org sermons tab. Also on …

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The Catholic Church has a lot to answer – New York Daily News

When I was 11, my dad traveled from Philadelphia to Florida for a job he never got. My family was already large: five people living on one floor of a terraced house with a breadwinner who was, alas, struggling to keep a job. So when Pop got home, with the …

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Kentucky churches and communities work together to meet the needs of flood victims

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (CNS) — Lori Helfrich, director of parish life at Mother of Good Counsel Church in Hazard County, Kentucky, had just volunteered at the food pantry her parish helps support. They were cutting melons to distribute to people hard hit by the torrential rains and subsequent flooding in the …

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Paulists say goodbye to Ohio State Department after six decades

On Sunday, hundreds of parishioners packed Ohio State University’s St. Thomas More Newman Center for the final Mass observed by Paulist priests as the diocese seeks to change the vision of ministry on campus. Some parishioners said after mass they felt empty and confused about the direction of the center, …

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St. Andrew’s Catholic Church to Receive Statewide Preservation Award

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – Renovations to St. Andrew’s Catholic Church took several years and a major commitment from the Roanoke Catholic Church and congregation. Now the church is receiving a statewide award for historic preservation. Work began in 2014 with the replacement of the steeples ravaged by time, termites and …

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Man who settled sexual abuse case with Diocese of Albany to meet with bishop ahead of Sunday Mass

The first alleged survivor of church sex abuse to settle with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany is taking another step in his healing journey. Stephen Mittler will meet the Bishop publicly this Sunday before Mass on the same church steps where he says he met his alleged abuser, Father …

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Reaction to Pope’s Apology for Catholic Church’s Role in Residential Schools

Pope Francis on Monday issued an apology for the role of the Roman Catholic Church in residential schools, saying many Christians support the colonization of indigenous peoples. He made the remarks at the former site of the Ermineskin Indian Residential School in the community of Maskwacis, south of Edmonton. Here …

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Vandals attack pro-life sign at St. Boniface Catholic Church

SPRINGFIELD — St. Boniface Catholic Church’s pro-life message was suspended on July 20 — but only briefly. Shortly after worshipers learned that a familiar billboard outside the church on 1952 Ga. Hwy 21 had been defaced with spray paint and a dastardly message overnight, it was replaced with a new. …

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Catholic Archdiocese of Washington bans Latin Mass in parishes

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington will ban the celebration of the Old Latin Mass in parishes starting this fall — a move meant to align the region with the wishes of the pope on an issue dividing the church along ideological lines. In a decree published on Friday, Cardinal …

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Youth minister offers suggestions to get teens excited about Mass

Claire Lander, Valerie Manczack, Mikaela Engstrom and Hannah Reale kneel together in prayer Nov. 23, 2019, during the National Catholic Youth Conference’s closing mass in Indianapolis. (SNC Photo by Karen Bonar/The Register) My birthplace Catholic parents instilled in me the importance of going to Mass religiously (no pun intended) but …

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Philippines: Abortion is illegal in this predominantly Catholic country, so more than a million women turn to other options every year

“We take huge risks if we agree to perform an abortion,” said Miriam, who uses a pseudonym to protect herself from prosecution in the Philippines. She performed four abortions on women between the ages of 23 and 48, all in secret. Doctors and nurses caught performing abortions or providing assistance …

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Sabinal priest helps Uvalde community in light of tragedy

SABINAL – On the day of the shooting at Robb Elementary School, Father Matthew DeLeon responded immediately by meeting children and their families at the hospital. “Devastating and traumatic, but also very overwhelming, breathtaking to see the depth of their faith,” said Fr. DeLeon, who is a priest and dean …

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A friend out of this world | Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

One of the biggest misconceptions we can have about prayer is that we have to control it. We think it all depends on what we say and how we communicate. While it is true that our words are important in prayer and that we are called to be ready to …

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APC supports Governor Akeredolu’s CCTV command

Ondo’s All Progressive Congress (APC) said all operators and owners of public facilities in the state should install CCTV cameras on their premises. The call followed a precedent set by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to help tackle crime across the state. Ade Adetimehin, chairman of the APC in Ondo, said so …

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Report says Vatican representative warned Catholic missionaries of Hong Kong crackdown

HONG KONG – A Vatican representative in Hong Kong has warned Catholic missionaries to prepare for a tougher future as China tightens its control over the former British colony, a Reuters report based on interviews said. Reporting to the Reuters article, ucanews.com said Archbishop Javier Herrera-Corona, the Vatican’s unofficial representative …

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The organist of Sainte-Anne keeps the melody of the church alive

GREAT FALLS – Only a special set of hands can adorn the Rodgers Pipe Organ at St. Anne’s Cathedral in Great Falls. Jeanne Tonkovich has been the principal parish organist since 2005 and there is no end in sight. Yet, in case she retires, there are few organists playing backup. …

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EXCLUSIVE Pope Francis denies plans to resign soon

Unsubstantiated rumors fueled reports of impending resignation Pope mocks cancer rumours: ‘Doctors didn’t tell me’ Trips to Moscow, Kyiv seem more likely; possibly in September Following US court ruling, Pope says abortion ‘hires a hitman’ VATICAN CITY, July 4 (Reuters) – Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to …

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Maine Voices: Supreme Court Ends Maine’s Anti-Catholic School Policy

Our illusory idea that we are a city on a hill, as the settlers dreamed of, has for centuries erased the Native American genocide, the dehumanization of African slaves, the abuses against Asians, the establishment’s anti-Semitism, the exploitation Hispanicism and complicity in Palestinian racist dispossession and repression. Our delusions translate …

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Library Presentations and Outdoor Mass to Mark 75th Anniversary of Huntsville Monastery

Friday 01 Jul 2022 By Linda Peterson Intermountain Catholic HUNTSVILLE — For more than seven decades, the Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Trinity was an important part of the Huntsville community. The Trappist monks who lived at the abbey tended the property alongside nearby community farms, raising cattle, …

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James A. Clabaugh Obituary – Evening Sun

James Anthony Clabaugh, 88, of Hanover, PA came into God’s eternal care on Saturday June 25, 2022. Born August 21, 1933 in Bonneauville, PA, he was the son of the late John M. and Anna A. (Sanders ) Clabaugh. James was the loving husband of Frances (Sneeringer) Clabaugh with whom …

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The Catholic Church is a Welcome Community – Richard Reynolds | Letters

Thursday Phil Hands cartoon portraying Bishop Donald Hying as dismissing “progressives” misses the mark entirely. Through the continued work of Bishop Hying and our priests, Madison Catholic Church is working hard to be an inclusive church. He and the church are not perfect – no church is – but …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Memorial mass held to remember family members who were murdered in Miramar 25 years ago – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A memorial mass was held Saturday afternoon at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in Miramar for members of a South Florida family who were murdered 25 years ago. The mass will be followed by a march and a candlelight vigil. READ MORE: Hundreds of Brave Potential Showers to …

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‘Eighteen is a good ride’: Father Tonos prepares to leave St John – The Oxford Eagle

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the community of Oxford are losing a well-known and beloved leader, Reverend Joe Tonos. Tonos arrived in Oxford in 2004 and for nearly two decades led his parish and community with an open and broken heart and great love for his faith. When …

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Chinese capital Beijing begins Covid testing in business district

China’s capital, Beijing, reported a spike in Covid cases over the weekend and began mass testing in the Chaoyang business district on Monday. Within the district, one community pictured here has been classified as a high-risk area. Jiang Qiming | China Information Service | Getty Images BEIJING – Beijing, the …

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Vicki Thorn of Project Rachel’s post-abortion ministry dies at 72

An influential Milwaukee attorney who dedicated her life to helping women after abortions has died. Recognized by the Vatican for her work, Vicki Thorn, 72, died Wednesdaysaid her husband William Thorn. Grounded Thorn Project Rachel, a Catholic ministry for people struggling after an abortion, in 1984 in Milwaukee. At one …

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Why the Catholic Church must tackle its inequalities

When the Church’s social teaching looks outward, it sees inequality as evil, but fails when it looks inward. Photo CNS/Remo Casilli, Reuters The Church’s approach to human rights provides “a vital resource” for contemporary politics and ethics and has the potential to make a unique contribution to the challenges we …

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Brief History of a Romanesque Church in Mount Rainier

St. James Catholic Church is hard to miss on the Route 1 corridor and its history is also worth seeing. Completed in 1926, the large Romanesque church at 3700 Rhode Island Ave. at Mount Rainier was built of brick and stone on a steel skeleton in a grand style common …

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Catholic Church backs Galle Face protests – The Island

By R Ramakumar, Professor of Economics, Tata Institute of Social Sciences The island nation of Sri Lanka is in the midst of one of the worst economic crises it has ever seen. It has just defaulted on its external debts for the first time since independence, and the country’s 22 …

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Mass Under the Lights hits a home run with coaches and athletes

April showers can bring Mayflowers, but for sports they bring rain and delays. This year’s Mass Under the Lights event, which usually takes place on an outdoor sports field at University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, nearly suffered the same soggy fate, but was moved indoors thanks to university unrest …

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Joe Biden attends mass at church ahead of Palm Sunday

NEW YORK (1010 VICTORIES) — President Joe Biden arrived in Delaware on Saturday afternoon, starting his weekend there with a mass at a Wilmington church ahead of Palm Sunday. Live on the air Ask your smart speaker to play ten ten wins 1010 VICTORIES listen now Now Playing Now Playing …

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Palm Sunday Mass Times | Religion

The Archdiocese of Agana has provided the parish Mass times for Palm Sunday: Cathedral Basilica Dulce Nombre de Maria, Hagåtña Saturday: 6 a.m. Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament; 5 p.m. Vigil Mass, Sainte-Thérèse Chapel Sunday: 6 am Sainte-Thérèse Chapel; 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. main church …

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Volunteers make pierogies at South Side Church to help war-torn Ukraine – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Volunteers rolled up their sleeves to perform pierogies at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church on the South Side on Wednesday. READ MORE: FBI Pittsburgh Office Leads Actions to Disrupt Russian Cybercrime Operation The pierogi-making operation is a weekly activity that raises …

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How the Mass Shooting Unfolded in Downtown Sacramento – CBS Sacramento

CBS13 investigates: California tops all other states in mass shootingsThere is an understandable impulse following a mass shooting to look for ways to avert tragedy. Many suggest legislative fixes, and California already has the strictest gun laws in the country. So what is the impact on mass shootings and what …

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6 killed, at least 10 injured in mass shooting in Sacramento, Calif.: Police

The shooting happened a few blocks from the state capitol building. April 3, 2022, 2:08 p.m. • 8 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article At least 16 people were shot, six of them fatally, early Sunday in downtown Sacramento, Calif., and police said no suspects were in …

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Pope apologizes to Indigenous peoples of Canada for ‘deplorable conduct’ by some members of the Catholic Church

Weekly general audience of Pope Francis appeal for peace Riccardo De Luca/Anadolu Agency via Getty Pope Francis Pope Francis apologized for the suffering inflicted on the Indigenous peoples of Canada by members of the Catholic Church in the past. According to Associated pressFrancis made the statement on Friday as he …

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Ukrainian American Catholic bishop visits refugees on Polish-Ukrainian border

CHICAGO — During a March 25-April 1 trip to Poland along its border with Ukraine, Ukrainian American Catholic Bishop Bohdan J. Danylo planned to meet with charities as well as preach and provide relief refugees and displaced Ukrainian children. The trip is sponsored by Catholic Extension, a Chicago-based papal missionary …

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Much of Shanghai is on lockdown as mass COVID-19 testing begins

BEIJING — China began its biggest lockdown in two years on Monday to carry out mass testing and control a growing outbreak in its biggest city of Shanghai as questions are raised about the economic toll of the “zero-COVID” strategy. from the country. China’s financial capital with 26 million people, …

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Prayers for Ukrainian churches and people

Today, Friday March 25, Pope Francis consecrates Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Archbishop Alexander Sample of the Archdiocese of Oregon joins the Holy Father and bishops around the world for the international consecration. Archbishop Sample had asked Catholics across the Archdiocese of Portland to pray in …

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Msgr. Boleslaus “Boli” Zientek Obituary

Msgr. Boleslas “Boli” Zientek The Reverend Bishop Boleslaus John Zientek, a Catholic priest in the Diocese of Austin for 30 years and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for another 33 years, died in Houston, Texas, on March 16, 2022, at the age of 87 . The son of the late John …

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Scouts reach settlement with Catholic committee in BSA bankruptcy

DOVER, Del. — A committee representing several Catholic entities in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy has reached a settlement with the BSA and withdraws its objections to its proposed plan of reorganization, attorneys told a judge Friday. The announcement came on the fifth day of a trial to determine …

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Holy Week tradition returns to Catholic churches after 3 years of pandemic absence

As omicron’s push wears off, the Catholic Church on Long Island is bringing back a cherished Holy Week ritual for the first time in three years after the pandemic shutdown. Live Good Friday street processions with hundreds of people marking the Stations of the Cross will take place in several …

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Germany-based spiritual group buys former West Elmira Catholic Church

WEST ELMIRA, NY (WETM) — A historic Elmira church that closed last fall has reportedly been purchased by another spiritual group who say the building is their first temple in America. Bhakti Marga, an organization that describes itself as a “spiritual movement and organization” focused on “developing a personal relationship …

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Eastern Catholic Professionals in the United States and Canada Help Eastern Churches Abroad

CHICAGO — Abin Kuriakose was heading towards Mount St. Thomas in the southern Indian state of Kerala when he spotted a sign inconspicuously positioned near a small desk that piqued his curiosity. To find out more, he did what all curious millennials do: he Googled it. “And that’s how I …

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Spanish Parliament Approves Independent Investigation into Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases – JURIST

The Spanish Parliament voted on Thursday by an overwhelming majority in favor of a proposal create an independent commission to investigate the Catholic Church’s alleged sexual abuse of minors. The Spanish mediator should chair the commission. The final vote count was 286 votes for, 51 votes against and 2 abstentions. …

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Bishop Solis celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday

Friday, March 11, 2022 IC photo/Marie Mischel + Expand Bishop Oscar A. Solis celebrated Mass at Judge Memorial Catholic High School on March 2, which was Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. Bishop Oscar A. Solis celebrated Mass at Judge Memorial Catholic High School on March 2, which was Ash …

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Catholic leader shows support for Ukrainians at settlement church – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

Strong to severe storms are possible later this evening as the cold front moves inWe are still watching for the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms developing later in the evening. The line is expected to cross the Metroplex between 9 p.m. and midnight. 3 hours ago Catholic leader shows …

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Young Catholics say they need church leaders to listen to them and involve them more

By Christina Lee Knauss, Catholic News Service Young Catholics in the United States are abandoning traditional patterns of learning and practicing their faith, and clergy, youth ministers and others will need to make drastic changes to their style of ministry if they want to. keep them engaged. That’s the gist …

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Catholic Church fish fries are back in full force this season

ST. CLOUD — After two years of COVID restrictions, it looks like the Catholic Church’s annual fish fry tradition is back in the Diocese of St. Cloud. In 2021, the Catholic Diocese of St. Cloud required that all fish fries in churches be take-out or drive-in only. The year before, …

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Milwaukee Ukrainian Community Holds Anti-War Protest in Ukraine After Sunday Mass

MILWAUKEE, (CBS 58) — Members of Milwaukee’s Ukrainian community gathered for church the morning of Feb. 27, ahead of an anti-war protest at the sunburst sculpture on Wisconsin Ave in Milwaukee from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the first time since their home country was attacked by Russia. Prior …

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St. Petersburg Church Holds Prayer Vigil for Ukraine

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Epiphany of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church held a prayer vigil Friday night as members gathered to pray for peace and protection. “We are fighting for freedom, democracy and our homeland,” said Father Bohdan Barytskyy. He told 8 On Your Side that it’s hard to …

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Strategies for places of worship | National Catholic Registry

Over the past decade, Catholic churches and other places of worship have given serious consideration to how they would respond to “active shooter” attacks on their campuses, but the greater prevalence of other types of issues underscores the need to create a broader culture of prevention, safety experts say. A …

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Suspect wanted after donation box stolen from St. Denis Catholic Church in Haverford Township, PA

HAVERFORD TWP., Pa. (WPVI) — Haverford Township police are investigating after a robbery was caught on CCTV at a church Thursday afternoon. Police say they are looking for a suspicious young man who was seen on video stealing the donation box from St. Denis Catholic Church around 1.45pm. “Right away, …

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Spain Proposes Commission to Investigate Catholic Church Abuses – World Peace Organization

Last Monday, the Spanish Socialist Party proposed a plan to investigate child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. The prime minister has instructed the ombudsman to compile interviews with victims, clergy, experts, historians and members of the judiciary to conduct a thorough investigation into the growing number of cases of …

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Multi-Year Church Initiatives on Synodality, Laudato Si’ and the Eucharist Intertwine | earth beat

Students at St. John XXIII Catholic Parish perform the Eucharist through Colorado State University in Fort Collins in 2018. In November 2021, the U.S. bishops announced plans for a three-year national Eucharistic renewal . (Unsplash/Rachel Moore) In the space of several weeks last fall, three major initiatives landed on the …

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Snowfall forecast for Boston – NBC Boston

Snow began falling Sunday morning in parts of New England. Some areas are expected to see up to half a foot of snow by the time the storm hits. Snowfall totals and the magnitude of the storm have increased from what was originally expected. Here’s a look at some of …

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Charlotte Pazik | Obituaries | Mankato Free Press

Charlotte M. Pazik July 22, 1932 – February 6, 2022 Charlotte M. Pazik, 89, of Mankato, died on Sunday February 6, 2022 at Mayo Clinic Heath Systems. Memorial Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Visitation will take …

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Sri Lankan court frees church worker in grenade incident

Catholic Church leaders in Sri Lanka welcomed the release of a parish sexton on February 9, a month after he was arrested on suspicion of planting a hand grenade inside his church. Selvadore Francis Munindran and three others, including a nine-year-old child, were arrested on January 11 after a grenade …

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The Catholic Church in a legal battle to try to force schools to become academies | Academies

The Catholic Church is at the center of a legal battle over attempts to force Catholic schools to become academies run by its own multi-academy trusts, against the wishes of governors and headteachers. A consortium of school staff unions, including the National Association of Head Teachers and the Association of …

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COVID Survivor Sunday Mission: Help Bronzeville Community Get Vaccinated

CHICAGO — A Bronzeville church is working to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19, a very personal mission for a member. First Church of Deliverance Public relations coordinator Mikie Samuel says she survived a battle with COVID-19 early in the pandemic that left her in a coma for two months. …

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