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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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