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A cleric advises Christians on the relationship with God

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

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

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

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Filipino priests back rival Marcos in high-stakes election campaign

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

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

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

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

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

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Ukrainian Greek Catholic leader details Church’s response to war

Priests and bishops sought to save lives from the start of the Russian invasion, says Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk. From the very beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Catholic Church has worked to save lives in the attacked areas, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has said. …

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West Belfast priest recounts his ‘very moving’ audience with Pope Francis in Rome

A west Belfast priest described an audience with the pope in Rome this week as “very moving”. Father Martin Magill, parish priest at St John’s Church on Falls Road, praised Pope Francis for his “down to earth” nature. Fr Magill and Presbyterian minister Reverend Steve Stockman, who is based at …

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Catholic Church exonerates priest accused of murder and kidnapping – The Whistler Nigeria

Reverend Matthew Uzoma Opoke, Chancellor of the Catholic Diocese of Abakaliki, on Monday deplored the detention and denial of bail of one of his priests, Fr Timothy Ngwuta. Father Opoke, in a statement made available to THE WHISTLER in Abakaliki, lamented that efforts to secure the release of the detained …

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Why This Unconventional Religious Film Is Worth Watching

Mark Wahlberg’s latest film, Father Stu, is an R-rated religious film that tells the story of Father Stuart Long. The admittedly unconventional nature of the film has made it an anticipated film for many viewers. According to Wahlberg, the idea for the film materialized from a dinner with a group …

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there is still time to help the ordinands

LENT is over, but we are giving our readers a few more weeks to help Church hours Train-A-Priest Fund (TAP). Another week of headlines about the rising cost of living in the UK could put a damper on donations – but we have faith in our readers. We are sure …

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A violin teacher joins the church during the Easter Vigil

When Drew Robertson opened his violin studio in Manassas Park, he had no idea what God had in store for him. In 2016, he decided to take the plunge and start his own studio after earning a master’s degree from the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music in Rochester, …

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Gays are not welcome in the Church of England

Speaking of his concerns for the future of the Church, Reverend Coles said, “As more and more parishes slide into non-viability, the problem for me is that the least viable are the ones I love. most. “The Church of England that I love is a church of liberal sympathies, broad …

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Retired Dewsbury priest set to receive money from Queen’s Maundy

Reverend Elizabeth Lee, 91, who became a priest in 1990, has been selected to receive the Queen’s Money at Windsor Castle. Elizabeth trained at 18 to become a teacher of religious education and later served as deputy headmaster and then headmaster, her last post being headmistress of Trinity Academy Cathedral, …

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Reverend Tony Crowe’s obituary | Christianity

My father, Tony Crowe, who died at the age of 87, was a courageous, radical and controversial priest, ahead of his time. He championed the ordination of women and same-sex marriage in the Church of England. He was a longtime supporter of the Palestinian cause and a regular writer of …

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‘Father Stu’, the story of a boxer turned priest, is Mark Wahlberg’s ‘love letter to God’

CHICAGO (RNS) — The setup looks like a “bad joke,” admitted actor Mark Wahlberg. Wahlberg, who is Catholic, had been out to dinner with “two priests and a bottle of wine,” in his account, when one of the priests pitched the idea for a movie to him. Normally, a priest …

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Belize churches want popular referendum on marijuana bill

A pastor in Belize said several religious bodies had written to Prime Minister John Briceño asking for a “popular referendum” to be held before the amendment to existing legislation allowing for the decriminalization of marijuana is passed. Possession or use of ten grams or less on private premises was decriminalized …

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Kidnappers of Nigerian Catholic priest, 44 others yet to apply

The kidnappers of the Catholic priest in charge of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Sarkin Pawa, the Reverend Father Leo Raphael Ozigi and 44 other villagers on March 27 have not yet made any demands. However, Daily Trust understood that the abductors had called the Niger State branch of the Christian …

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April 10, 2022 – Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Luke 19:28-40 + Isaiah 50:4-7 + Philippians 2:6-11 + Luke 22:14—23:56 … he humbled himself, / becoming obedient unto death, / even death on a cross. The Roman Missal is the book from which the Father offers most of the prayers of the Holy Mass. During the Liturgy of the …

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Anglican priest and Oxford scholar Andrew Teal celebrates his ties to BYU

The past year has been both exhilarating and painful for the Reverend Andrew Teal, an Oxford University theologian and Anglican priest and visiting lecturer at Brigham Young University. He moved to Provo for the fall semester with high hopes and plans to research a book portraying Joseph Smith as an …

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Faced with falling mass attendance, Catholics in Malta hope papal visit will revitalize faith | National Catholic Register

The small Mediterranean island nation of Malta traces its Catholic roots back nearly 2,000 years. But with the recent drop in church attendance, local Catholic leaders are hoping Pope Francis’ visit this weekend will help reinvigorate his living faith. More than 85 percent of Malta’s population are baptized Catholics, according …

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There are women presidents and CEOs. Why do we still ask if women can lead in the church?

Last year I spent about six months writing a feature story and an accompanying podcast episode for America on how women rise to leadership positions in the Vatican. It’s one of my favorite subjects: in 2019, when I traveled to Rome to report on the historic Vatican summit on the …

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Vietnamese priest risks secularization for exorcism

Vietnam Father Truyen, 74, is part of a group of exorcists ‘causing social disorder and causing division among Catholics’ Father Dominic Nguyen Chu Truyen in Thanh Mau parish in Da Lat in 2018. (Photo provided) An elderly priest in a diocese in central Vietnam has been warned he faces being …

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Priest says South Africa’s Jobs Bill restricting overseas employment stems from ‘xenophobia’

YAOUNDÈ, Cameroon — A jobs quota bill that would limit the number of foreign workers who can work in South Africa is being compared to apartheid by members of opposition parties. The National Labor Migration Policy and Employment Services Bill aims to meet, in the words of the government, the …

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Religious Abuse Poses ‘Systemic Questions’ for Church, Munich Cardinal Says

German Cardinal Reinhard Marx has admitted that confronting the legacy of clerical sexual abuse and its cover-up in the Catholic Church can only happen when “systemic questions” are posed to the institution and its hierarchy. Two months ago, a report commissioned by Cardinal Marx, as Archbishop of Munich and Freising, …

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Provocative Priest Pulled Out of Ministry to Speak to Beloit | Wisconsin News

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A defiant priest who was removed from his position at La Crosse last year is due to speak to Beloit this summer. The La Crosse Tribune reported Sunday that the Reverend James Altman will speak at the Coalition for Canceled Priests’ one-year anniversary event in …

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Workshops, life experiences, help prepare seminarians for the realities of parish management

A nationwide shortage of Catholic clergy resulted in pastoral assignments for young priests. So St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, Dunwoodie, Yonkers, is offering a series of workshops to teach future priests, like these men shown in 2020, how to handle responsibilities such as parish finances and building maintenance. (Photo: Saint …

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Mangaluru: Annual Sunday School Day celebration held at Guardian Angel Church, Angelore

Press release Mangaluru, March 15: The annual catechism day was celebrated in a meaningful way on Sunday, March 13, with the Eucharistic celebration at 9:30 a.m. Father William Menezes, parish priest, and Father Lawrence Cutinha, assistant to the parish priest, concelebrated the Holy Eucharist. In his homily, he emphasized …

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Ex-Sudbury priest writes memoir on faith

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Rick Prashaw is launching a book in April at Twiggs Rick Prashaw Content of the article Former Sudbury priest Rick Prashaw has published a religious memoir full of stories from his childhood, church and other careers. Content of the article Titled Father Rick, Roamin’ Catholic, …

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Parish Priest Reflects on Blessings in Difficult Times | Local

MILTON — As this weekend marks the two-year anniversary of restrictions being put in place as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, Father John Hoke reflects on the blessings that have emerged through difficult times. “It’s been a cross,” Hoke, of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, said of the …

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OKC Episcopal Clergy Take Ash Wednesday Ritual to the Streets

Motorists may have been curious when they saw two Episcopal priests waving and waving to passers-by on Wednesday on a busy street corner just outside of downtown Oklahoma City. Reverend Katie Churchwell and Reverend Paige Hanks took Christian Ash Wednesday observance outside the four walls of the church as part …

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I went to a Ukrainian Catholic church to pray a rosary for peace. I did not expect to find supportive Muslims there.

I don’t have time to go to the rosary of the Church for Peace in Ukraine, but I’m going anyway. I have to do something, even if I have the impression that my small gesture will be useless. So I drive our minibus to the Ukrainian Catholic Church a few …

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A Ukrainian priest is proof of the determination of his people

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has proven and continues to prove that it is a bulwark of freedom and faith even as the ruthless Vladimir Putin destroys lives, families and the religious traditions of the Ukrainian people. One of the quiet heroes of this resistance is a dear friend of mine …

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Priest Discovers Kentucky Parish Has Ties To Father Augustus Tolton

RHODELIA, Kentucky – On a wintry January day at Old St. Therese Cemetery in rural Meade County, Kentucky, Janice Mulligan laid a simple wreath of magnolia leaves at the grave of Matilda Hurd, a woman who died as a slave and whose grandson is now a saint in the making. …

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Ukrainian priest in Edinburgh: West must do more than sanction banks

The Western world must provide “rapid reaction, not just banking interventions” against Russia after its invasion of Ukraine, a priest from a Ukrainian church in Edinburgh has said. Father Vasyl Kren, of Our Lady of Pochayiv Ukrainian Catholic Church in the Scottish capital, said the community was “very sad and …

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A Priest Finds Inspiration to Preach in Corita Kent’s Vibrant Screen Prints

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sulpician Father Dominic Ciriaco finds inspiration for preaching in the vibrant silkscreen prints of artist Corita Kent, who created the art as a nun and later as a former nun. And he hopes the seminarians he leads as rector of Theological College in Washington will also be …

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Vatican statistics show global imbalance in ratio of Catholics to priests

A priest accepts offerings during mass at the Sainte-Thérèse de l’Enfant-Jésus Catholic Church in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The Vatican Church’s Central Statistics Office says the world’s Catholic population has reached 1.36 billion, with the greatest percentage growth in Africa and Asia. (Photo SNC by Saabi, Galbe.Com) By Cindy Wood VATICAN CITY …

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Call for life: Bittel celebrates 40 years as a priest | Characteristics

Reverend Pat Bittel knew in elementary school that he wanted to enter the priesthood. Bittel, who graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1971, said it was in his childhood parish, St. John Paul, that he began what would become a lifelong ministry. “I started serving Mass in sophomore grade …

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Cardinal Ouellet: Priests who do not support Francis should ask, “What am I doing here?

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, walks in St. Peter’s Square after attending the opening session of the meeting on the protection of minors in the church at the Vatican on February 21, 2019. (CNS /Paul Haring) Rome- When Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet was first appointed in …

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A priest used a wrong word during baptisms. The church now says thousands were disabled.

A Catholic priest in Phoenix has resigned from his post after a church investigation found he performed baptisms incorrectly during his 20-year career, rendering the rite invalid for thousands of people, according to Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix. As he poured the holy water during the baptisms …

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The Editorial Board: The Catholic Church Must Set Limits on Clerics’ Bequests to Parishioners | Editorial

The will was not contested in court and an Erie County Surrogate Court judge approved the inheritance after the widow’s death in 2016, but family and friends remain suspicious. Mary Ann Serabjit-Singh had written two previous wills before writing a third which made Klos the primary beneficiary. She also once …

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Local Priest Appointed Canon Ordinary in the Episcopal Diocese of WV | Lifestyles

CHARLESTON — The Most Reverend Chad Slater has been appointed Canon Ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia. Slater, a native of Ripley, Jackson County, has served as rector of Christ Church, Bluefield, since 2013, and dean of the New Southern Deanery of Episcopal Churches in West Virginia since …

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Thieves steal priest’s car at gunpoint from Anambra Church

Posted February 9, 2022 Gunmen robbed an Anglican priest, Reverend Canon Chibueze Abone, from his vehicle just inside the church grounds. The incident reportedly happened at St. Thomas Anglican Church, Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State on Tuesday evening. It was gathered that the thieves also stole other …

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Harborough Churches Commentary: Valentines Card or No Card, You Are Loved

Reverend Pep Hill View from Reverend Pep Hill, Associate Priest of the Harborough Resource Anglican Church team Are you looking forward to Tuesday, with dreams of red roses, romantic meals and wild passion? Or are you dreading Valentine’s Day? I remember as a girl the shame of having to admit …

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Archdiocese sets dedication date for Rother Shrine in Oklahoma City

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has set a date for the groundbreaking of a $40 million sanctuary being built in South Oklahoma City. The Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine will be dedicated at a public Mass set for Nov. 4 at the shrine site on SE 89 between Interstate 35 and …

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An explosive report on sexual abuse has left France “stunned”. Yet most French Catholics still believe there is hope for reform

The French church is beginning to experience a degree of healing weeks after the publication of an investigation into seven decades of clergy child abuse. This is the assessment of Patrick Goujon, SJ, professor at the Center Sèvres (a Jesuit pre-college school in Paris) and editor of the Journal Recherches …

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Ex-priest accused of taking photos of boy in Pittsburgh Target store dies | Local News

A former Washington County priest charged in December with taking photos of a 13-year-old boy in the bathroom of an East Liberty Target store died Saturday, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office . Paul Spisak, 77, died in a Pittsburgh hospital. The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh was notified …

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Pakistani police expand manhunt a day after priest murdered

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police expanded their manhunt Monday for two unidentified assailants who shot and killed a Christian priest and wounded another a day earlier in the country’s northwest. Father William Siraj, 75, was killed on his way home after celebrating Sunday mass in the city of Peshawar, …

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Former Pittston minister of sacraments elevated to Catholic bishop

SCRANTON — When Scranton native Jeffrey Walsh graduated from the University of Scranton in health and human resources in 1987, he could never have imagined where he would be 35 years later — Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Gaylord in Michigan State. Growing up in North Scranton, Walsh hung out …

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Longtime emcee – a familiar face throughout the archdiocese – dies

Msgr. Gary Applegate was the longtime emcee. His job in this role was to make sure things ran smoothly during complicated liturgies with the Archbishop. Above, he then leads Deacon Daniel Coronado during the 2017 Chrism Mass. Msgr. Applegate died on January 15. LEAVEN FILE PHOTO BY LORI WOOD HABIGER …

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Vatican defends Benedict after report sets abuse record

ROME — The Vatican on Wednesday strongly defended Pope Benedict XVI’s record in tackling clergy sex abuse and warned against seeking “easy scapegoats and summary judgments” after an independent report criticized his handling of four abuse cases when he was Archbishop of Munich, Germany. Holy See editorial director Andrea Tornielli …

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Ex-Pope Benedict admits he was at a meeting about an abusive priest

Retired Pope Benedict XVI admitted on Monday that he attended a meeting in Munich in 1980 where an abusive priest was discussed, saying an earlier denial was the result of a drafting error. The admission comes days after a report of sexual abuse in Germany blamed Benedict XVI for his …

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Associate Rector for Formation – Episcopal News Service

All Saints’, Atlanta, is seeking to call a talented and resourceful priest to be associate rector for training. This position will oversee all All Saints’ Training Ministries for adults, youth and children, leading a team of three who lead Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries and Children’s and Youth Choirs respectively. They …

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Ex-Pope Benedict under surveillance in German child abuse probe

Published on: 01/20/2022 – 03:04 Berlin (AFP) – A potentially explosive report into the handling of child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church will be released in Germany on Thursday, with former Pope Benedict XVI among those in the spotlight. The report by law firm Westpfahl Spilker Wastl (WSW) will …

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Kochanova thanks the Belarusian Orthodox Church for its active role in the discussion of the draft Constitution

MINSK, Jan. 18 (BelTA) — Speaker of the Republic Council of the National Assembly, Natalya Kochanova, thanked the Belarusian Orthodox Church for its active participation in the discussion of the draft Constitution while attending a -form of dialogue organized by the Minsk Diocesan Administration of the Belarusian Orthodox Church on …

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Ukrainian priests call for prayer and support as Russian threat grows

WARSAW, Poland — Two Ukrainian priests have asked Western Church leaders for support, especially in anticipation of a widely expected Russian invasion. “While our TV news shows tanks and army units deployed on our borders, the war in eastern Ukraine continues – but the church in the West speaks little,” …

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

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

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Father David Hudgins’ Latest Dispatch | Catholic National Register

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

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Church helps thousands flee escalating Myanmar war

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

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Catholic priest spoke of Bharat Mata in “offensive terms”, HC refuses to cancel FIR

[ad_1] Partial cancellation of a FIR filed against a Catholic priest who was arrested last July for an allegedly derogatory speech, the Madras High Court ruled on Friday that his remarks against “Bharat Mata”, “Bhuma Devi” attracted the offense of attacking religious feelings under the article. 295A of the IPC, …

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Bishop Deeley announces appointment of priest

[ad_1] PORTLAND – Bishop Robert Deeley has announced the following priest assignment with the effective date noted. Effective January 18, Bro. Dominic Tumusiime, AJ, was assigned as parish vicar in the parish of Saint-Antoine de Padoue (Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours church in Windham, summer chapel of Our Lady of Sebago …

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Rector – Episcopal Information Service

[ad_1] St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, an established urban Christ-centered parish in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, is looking for our next rector who will lead us into an exciting new chapter of shared life and ministry. Our roots go back to 1885 when the first Episcopal Mission was established in Fort Myers, …

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Some sex-related charges have been dropped against former priest Van Wert, Findlay

[ad_1] TOLEDO – Five of the 10 charges were dismissed by North Ohio District Court against a Catholic priest who was arrested by the FBI 16 months ago for alleged adult sex trafficking and of a minor. A federal grand jury indicted Michael J. Zacharias, 55, of Findlay, in August …

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Former Aspen priest faces civil lawsuit accusing him of 300 sexual assaults on altar boy

[ad_1] A former Catholic priest from Aspen not only sexually assaulted a local altar boy around 300 times in the early 2000s, but he also beat the boy when he refused to comply with his sexual demands, according to a civil lawsuit filed last week in Denver District Court. Reverend …

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“It’s overwhelming”: the anguish of a priest after churches were ransacked by vandals

[ad_1] The barricaded windows are the result of repeated attacks on the offices and center which are part of St Peter & St John’s Catholic Church in Camberley. The problems started in the summer, with young people finding themselves in the field behind the building. There were several break-ins with …

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LankaWeb – Catholic Priest Destroys All Mayan Written Language

[ad_1] The Mayan writing system was used in what is now Mexico and Central America for almost two thousand years, until after Cortés arrived. It was written in bark paper books, carved on public monuments, and inscribed on personal items of pottery, bone, and jade. The Spanish invaders banned writing …

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Catholics are always home for Christmas

[ad_1] One of the advantages of the Catholic Church is that you can count on the same mass wherever you are. Everything is familiar and you know what to do, so you always feel at home. For a long time my husband and I took our Christmas vacation. We chose …

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YOUR TEMPLE OF PRAISE | Local News from Mesquite

[ad_1] By Pastor Michael Quinton YOUR TEMPLE OF PRAISE Amos 9:11 In that day I (God) will raise up the fallen tabernacle of David and close the walls again, and I will raise up its ruins and rebuild it as in the days of old. In the wilderness during the …

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Chief Priest of Imo, 2 counselors, community leaders abducted

[ad_1] From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Just 24 hours after an Imo State government and security task force evacuated corpses from a kidnapper lair in Orsu local government area, thugs reportedly abducted the priest in chief of Owerri, Reginald Ejiogu, and 2 advisers of Orsu whose identity is not yet known. …

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Bishop to sue anti-vaccines who called him “sold, antichrist, mason”

[ad_1] A metropolitan bishop in northern Greece has filed a complaint against two people who claimed on social media that he had banned the burial of people who died from coronavirus and was a “sold-out anti-Christ”. [and] freemason.” Pavlos, Metropolitan of Drama, claimed the posts insulted and defamed him and …

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Tom Quigley, longtime foreign policy adviser to US bishops, dies at 91

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (CNS) – Thomas J. Quigley, who served 45 years in the service of American bishops mainly in the area of ​​foreign policy, died on December 11 at the age of 91. He died in Arlington, Virginia, at the home of his daughter Monica Quigley Gerlach and her family. …

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Christmas collection supports the Clergy Welfare Fund – Arkansas Catholic

[ad_1] Christmas and Christmas Eve donations go to the care of elderly and infirm priests in the diocese Posted: December 14, 2021 By Chris PriceArkansas Catholic Staff Chris Price Father Ed Graves, Senior Priest of the Diocese of Little Rock, lives at St. John’s Mansion on the campus of St. …

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Karnataka: a man armed with a sword tries to attack a priest of the Church

[ad_1] According to the police commissioner, the accused is intellectually disabled and, at first glance, this attack was not politically motivated. He has not yet been arrested. In a shocking incident, a Christian priest from Belagavi in ​​Karnataka was pursued by a man armed with a sword on Saturday afternoon. …

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Tallahassee, Author of “Long Time Gone”, Will Speak to Midtown Reader

[ad_1] Anne Meisenzahl’s “Long Time Gone” (TouchPoint Press, 2019) is everything a reader could wish for in a novel. It’s a deep dive into faith and doubt, brimming with insights into the current crisis in Christianity. Meisenzahl, a resident of Tallahassee, will read and sign her book at Midtown Reader …

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Saint Vladimir priest uses faith as a way to overcome loss of church damaged by fire

[ad_1] Sounds of “Rejoice, Emanuel” floated from the social hall on Sunday where worshipers of St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Catholic Church gathered for a Divine Liturgy despite having, at least for now , lost their place of worship. Next to the social hall, which was once a school, was their empty …

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Saviano, clergy abuse survivor, hailed at funeral for his courage

[ad_1] Posted: 12/03/2021 17:58:01 PM Modified: 12/03/2021 17:57:28 PM DOUGLAS – Phil Saviano was a clergy sexual abuse survivor whose courage to go public and decide to hold abusers and their facilitators accountable inspired and empowered survivors around the world, his brother said during his funeral mass on Friday . …

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Diocese of Columbus appointed administrator to serve until new bishop is appointed

[ad_1] The Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus has appointed a new leader to serve until the Vatican announces who will be the next bishop. On Thursday, the diocese announced that Bishop Stephan J. Moloney, vicar general of the diocese under three bishops, had been chosen by a panel of diocesan …

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Suit accuses Louisville priest of pocketing church donations

[ad_1] Parishioners in Kentucky have accused a Catholic priest of converting church funds for his personal use. Current and former parish council members at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Louisville have filed a civil lawsuit in Jefferson County against Reverend Anthony Ngo, media reported. The lawsuit accuses Ngo of …

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Church Times Readers’ Books of the Year

[ad_1] Andrew Rumsey One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time by Craig Brown (Fourth Estate, £ 9.99 (£ 8.99); 978-0-00-834003-2) DISCOVERING new Beatles stories isn’t easy, given how intensely their cultural groove has been carved out by writers over the years. Craig Brown succeeds by adopting a format that …

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Mangaluru: Sacrament of Confirmation at the Church of the Guardian Angel, Angelore

[ad_1] Press release Mangaluru, November 24: The celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation took place on November 23, 2021 at Guardian Angel Church, Angelore at 5:00 p.m. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, bishop of Mangalore, with Fr. William Menezes, parish priest and Fr. Lawrence Cutinha, deputy parish priest, concelebrated the Holy …

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86-year-old Queens priest dismissed over credible allegations of child sexual abuse

[ad_1] Rev. Peter Mahoney (Photo: Church of St. Charles Borromeo) November 22, 2021 By Christian Murray An 86-year-old priest was removed from his post following an investigation by the Diocese of Brooklyn which determined that a pedophilia complaint against him dating back to the 1970s was credible. Reverend Peter Mahoney, …

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NJ Penn State student remembered as ‘sunshine’ at funeral

[ad_1] Family and friends gathered on Saturday to remember the short, beautiful life of Justine Gross, the Summit High School graduate whose bizarre death in a garbage chute at Penn State last week has become both a mystery. and a test of faith for many who knew her. . St. …

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A chaste marriage, four children and the Catholic Church

[ad_1] I was 26 years old and I was getting married when I learned about the arrangement between my parents. Mom came to live with me and my new wife, and we got stuck inside during an ice storm. Over the endless weekend, my mother, probably in a moment of …

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A priest is seated on a bed, pants off, legs apart. “What do you do when you think of girls? ” he asks

[ad_1] Everything in the room is white, including a white crucifix on a white wall. A holy man is seated on the corner of a bed, pants off, legs spread. “You have to confess everything,” he said, grabbing a young boy’s arm to pull him closer to him. “The Catholic …

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Sri Lankan priest challenges summons following Easter bombings

[ad_1] Sri Lanka Supreme Court to Hear Fundamental Rights Application by Father Cyril Gamini to Prevent Possible Arrest for Raising Questions About State Intelligence Agents’ Involvement in Sunday Bombings Easter. Father Gamini was summoned by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) after a complaint from Major General Suresh Salley, director of …

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