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Appointments – July 15, 2021

Bishop Bernard Hebda announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis: Effective July 1, 2021 Reverend Bryan Kujawa, appointed parish vicar of St. Richard’s Church, Assumption Church and St. Peter’s Church in Richfield. Father Kujawa is a priest of the Diocese of Crookston. Reverend James Liekhus, …

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Priest’s ‘pro-Indonesian’ stance angers Papuans

A Catholic priest found himself in hot water with Papuans seeking independence in speaking out in favor of plans that would keep the troubled region under Indonesian rule. They criticized Father Hendrikus Hada of the Diocese of Agats for his comments supporting the extension of the special autonomy status for …

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The world “more than ever needs a message of salvation”

Four new Westminster priests have been ordained, including Father Timothy Mangatal, pictured here with the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols. Mazur / cbcew.org.uk The message of salvation is a message the world needs to hear, now more than ever, according to the youngest priest in the Diocese of Westminster …

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Meet Lancashire’s New Priests and Deacons

A teacher, a physiotherapist, a civil servant, a notary, a marketing manager, a corporal of the Royal Military Police, a veterinarian, a librarian, an educator, a farm worker and a sergeant in the army. These are just a few of the latest cohorts of new priests and deacons to be …

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Reverend Woodruff resigns – Odessa American

Rev. Mark Woodruff, longtime pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, resigned Thursday to become a sacramental minister. He is from Westfield, NJ, who came to Odessa 25 years ago. He will still say Mass regularly and hear confessions. (Odessa American | Jacob Ford) Reverend Mark Woodruff has been …

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Duterte: No quarrel with the priests

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers remarks at the grand launch and swearing-in of the Global Coalition of Lingkod Bayan Advocacy Support Groups and Force Multipliers at the Philippine National Police Multipurpose Center Camp Crame in Quezon City on June 25, 2021. ACE MORANDANTE / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO President Rodrigo Duterte clarified …

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Michael Phe Ha ling’s rosary

Tired and weary, he seizes this “sweet chain to God”. Among the thousands of internally displaced people who fled into the jungle to escape the violence of the Burmese army, Michael Phe Ha ling, an 11-year-old Catholic boy, in adversity unhesitatingly called on our Heavenly Mother, to ask for help. …

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Catholic priest Father Ribeiro dies

By Léopold Munhende / Agencies HÉRO ROMANQUE Roman Catholic priest, Father Emmanuel Ribeiro has passed away. Government spokesman Nick Mangwana confirmed the death by declaring Father Ribeiro on Thursday morning at St. Anne’s Hospital in Harare. “It is sad to learn that Father Emmanuel Ribeiro passed away in the early …

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A large crowd attends a picnic at City Park

20 years ago – 2001 Shannon Foote joins Times Shannon Foote, a longtime Priest River resident, has joined the staff of the Priest River Times as an advertising representative. She graduated from LCSC at Lewiston in 1995 with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Accounting. 30 years ago – …

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