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Chief Priest of Imo, 2 counselors, community leaders abducted

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. identified …

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

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 spread …

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

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. Gerlach …

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Christmas collection supports the Clergy Welfare Fund – Arkansas Catholic

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. John’s …

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

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. The …

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

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 at …

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

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 74-year-old …

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

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 . Saviano, …

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

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 priests …

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Suit accuses Louisville priest of pocketing church donations

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 violating …

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Church Times Readers’ Books of the Year

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 both …

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

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 Confirmation …

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

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, who …

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NJ Penn State student remembered as ‘sunshine’ at funeral

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. Theresa’s …

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A chaste marriage, four children and the Catholic Church

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 candor …

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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

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 Church …

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Sri Lankan priest challenges summons following Easter bombings

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 the …

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India: terror of the reconversion campaign | CII

Father Rocky Shah – image © ACN Source: ACN Christians in central India’s Madhya Pradesh state are living in fear after radical Hindutva activists step up a campaign to retrain indigenous believers. Speaking to the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Father Rocky Shah, public relations manager …

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Jackson’s Episcopal Church closes after 15 years

A local church is closing its doors after 15 years of service to the community. Robbie Vance is St. Alexis Episcopal Church. He said he still remembers when former priest Chuck Culpepper asked him to fill the role in January 2019. “He did say you know if something should happen …

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VATICAN – STATISTICS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH – 2021

VATICAN – STATISTICS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH – 2021 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – As every year, in view of the World Mission Day, which this year celebrates its 95th anniversary on Sunday, October 24, 2021, Agenzia Fides News offers some statistics chosen to give an overview of the ‘Missionary …

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Save the children God wants us to have

Mary Ann Sorrentino is a freelance columnist who writes from Cranston. Thirty-five years ago this newspaper and newspapers around the world reported my excommunication from the Catholic Church. This action stemmed from my role as executive director of Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island, providing contraceptive care since the 1930s, and …

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Priest mourns devotee hospitalized with ivermectin

(AP archive photo) SINGAPORE – The parish priest of the Church of the Risen Christ on Monday evening (October 4) said he was saddened by reports that one of the church’s worshipers had been hospitalized after consuming ivermectin, a antiparasitic drug to prevent infection with COVID-19, and warned against the …

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The case of the uninformed Catholic priest | Columns

The throwing and the sea of ​​marriage was too hard for Ralph and Vicki, and soon after they went to court and their marriage was called off. It wasn’t too long, however, after the marital knot was untied they found themselves at their wit’s end. And, being lost, they started …

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Parish priest Mater Dei accused of sexual abuse

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A priest in Topeka has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor. The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has stated that it has received an allegation of child sexual abuse against Fr. John Pilcher. The archdiocese said parishioners in Mater Dei parish were informed …

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Chancellery notice – Appointment of the clergy

His Grace, Bishop Julian Leow DD, Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur, after receiving the recommendations of Rev. Father Andrew Wong CDD, Provincial Superior of the Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord in Malaysia, has agreed to appoint the following priests for these respective positions from November 1, 2021 Sep 26, …

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The Problem with Mother Angelica and EWTN (from 1995)

The following article appeared in the August 12, 1995 issue of America. Click here to find other US EWTN coverage. I run the risk, I know, of getting into trouble if I write something about Mother Angelica, the founder and guiding spirit of the popular Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). …

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Anglican priest suspended for illegal sale of church land

The Bishop of the Diocese of Namirembe, Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira, announced the suspension of. Sekiziyivu An Anglican priest has been suspended for illegally selling church land. Reverend Semei Sebina Sekiziyivu, St Andrews Parish Church in Kiteezi, has been suspended from his priestly duties pending investigations into charges of illegally selling …

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Skook News obituary: September 19, 2021

Skook News obituary: September 19, 2021 Obituaries posted in the Schuylkill County area. ————————————————– ————————————- Paul A. Stansbury, 66, of Primrose, Cass Township, passed away peacefully at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, on Saturday, with his loving wife and daughter by his side. Born in Pottsville, he was the son …

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A priest who combines many other professions

Mr. Editor, Please leave me space in your journal for the publication of this tribute to Reverend P. Derek H. Goodrich, MA (University of Canterbury), AA Derek H. Goodrich, 1927-2021. A lifespan of 94 years, with a remarkable and exceptional career as a pastor, who in his words “had accumulated …

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DI voice | Forgive me, Father, for I have not sinned

On September 6, 2019, I desperately desired God’s direction as I entered the chapel at the Newman Catholic Center in St. John’s. While waiting to confess, I knelt on a bench, praying for guidance. After confessing half an hour later, I left the chapel and walked down Armory Avenue in …

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A message from Fr. Chad Guillaume

Brother Chad Guillaume This last Friday, August 13, we celebrated a devout Christian from the United States. Michael McGivney died 130 years ago. Ordained a Catholic priest just 12 years after the end of the Civil War, the humble pastor ministered at a time before telephones and light bulbs. In …

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Former priest declared “dangerous” sex offender

A defrocked Church of England priest living in Skipton has been declared a dangerous sex offender while in prison for four years. Paul Clifford Battersby, 72, was appearing before York Crown Court for evading police surveillance and for his fourth round of offenses involving indecent images of children. Prosecutor Lucy …

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USCCB Secretary General Unexpectedly Resigns After “Looming Media Reports Alleging Possible Inappropriate Behavior”

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Mgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill, secretary general of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops since November, resigned his post after the USCCB “became aware of imminent news articles alleging inappropriate behavior by Bishop Burrill”, said Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the USCCB. In …

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