Christian Aid: the new Prime Minister must act to help Afghans survive

Emergency food aid. Image: Christian Aid Source: Christian help Christian Aid, challenged the next Prime Minister to end the British government’s drift and backwardness on Afghanistan. To mark one year since Taliban forces overthrew the elected government, Christian Aid warns that it is essential that whoever becomes British Prime Minister …

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AP PHOTOS: Spiritual and material mix at Greek mid-August holiday

By THANASSIS STAVRAKIS August 17, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/religion-greece-2ad616d4d567e45e38929d8a4eac73ff KEA, Greece (AP) — Mixing the spiritual with the material, mid-August marks the height of the Greek summer season that draws throngs of city dwellers to their ancestral villages. The August 15 feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is a …

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A nightmare for the Catholic Church: the pope in a coma

(RNS) – Despite repeatedly saying he has no plans to retire, Pope Francis recently made it clear that if he was ever too ill to perform his duties, he would resign from his post. , while doing it differently from his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. But what if Francis, or …

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Portland Catholic Center for Faith set to debut this fall

PORTLAND – “It is such an accomplishment to witness firsthand the joy and awe that radiate from the face of someone who has come to a new understanding of God.” The words of Fr. Seamus Griesbach, pastor of the Portland Peninsula and Island parishes, perfectly sums up a new initiative …

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Bolsonaro: Brazil’s polarizing far-right president

Jair Bolsonaro, far-right deputy and former amry officer, gives a thumbs up to supporters in October 2018 during the second round of presidential elections, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Copyright AFP/File MAURO PIMENTEL Four years after bursting in to shake up a Brazil disgusted with the usual politics, far-right …

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Our Lady of Vailankanni Center in Kalmady has been declared a Diocesan Shrine of Udupi

Our Lady of Vailankanni Center in Kalmady has been declared a Diocesan Shrine of Udupi Udupi: Proclamation and Dedication of Our Lady of Vailankanni Center at Stella Maris Church, Kalmady was officially declared a diocesan sanctuary on August 15, 2022, during the solemn Eucharistic Mass at 10:00 a.m. The decree …

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Pastor: Catholic Church to celebrate the 140th

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aspen is preparing for a landmark celebration of its 140th anniversary. A weekend of activities will include a teen night out on Friday August 26th and a family barbecue picnic on Saturday August 27th. Both days will feature a talk by internationally renowned Catholic speaker …

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St. Mary of the Assumption in Lancaster now a minor basilica

Pope Francis named St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Lancaster on Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus’ first minor basilica. The designation is given to churches outside Rome by the pope because of their architectural beauty, historical significance, liturgical fame, or a combination, depending on the Diocese of Columbus. …

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Mass priest furloughed amid misconduct investigation

A Massachusetts priest has been placed on administrative leave as he faces allegations of misconduct. The Diocese of Fall River said Reverend Rodney E. Thibault of Lord Parish Transfiguration in North Attleborough was placed on leave from priestly ministry by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha a few weeks ago. According …

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Lalong apologizes to Catholic Church for comments about pope – The Eagle Online

Tinubu Shettima Presidential Campaign Council Chief Executive and Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has apologized to the Catholic Church for his recent comments about the pope. Lalong apologized in a letter Friday to the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria. Recall that the Governor had while defending his …

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Nicaraguan police ban religious processions in the capital

Placeholder while loading article actions MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan police have banned a religious procession scheduled for Saturday in the capital, the latest sign of tensions between the government and the Roman Catholic Church. The Archdiocese of Managua urged worshipers to come directly and peacefully to the cathedral on Saturday …

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Why the world’s largest cross and its guardians are under imminent threat in Spain

Earlier this year, Guinness World Records recognized the Basilica Cross as the largest free-standing cross in the world. It was measured at 152.4 meters (500 feet) high. The record books also include the basilica, 260 meters (853 feet) long, the longest in the world. Built between 1940 and 1958, the …

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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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Vandalized Mayer-Marton Mural in Oldham Church Receives Grade II Status | Greater Manchester

A stunning mural created in a Catholic church by a Jewish refugee from the Nazis has been saved from destruction, decay and vandalism after being Grade II listed by the British government. The Crucifixion, by the leading artist of the 20th century George Mayer-Martonis a rare combination of mosaic and …

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Asylum seekers will be allowed entry as DHS ends ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy – Catholic Philly

By Rhina Guidos • Catholic Press Service • Published on August 10, 2022 WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Aug. 8 it was set to end, “in a quick and orderly manner,” a Trump-era policy that keeps claimants asylum out of the country while they wait …

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Spanish lawyer appoints bishops and priests encouraging conversion therapy

An example is provided by the American website Positive Approaches To Healthy Sexuality (PATH). His $150 “counsellor training program,” designed for therapists and ministry leaders who would, in turn, “help” LGBTIQ people change their “same-sex attraction” and enter heterosexual relationships . The training includes over 18 hours of recordings and …

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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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“Listen to the cry of the people of Haiti. Religious orders call for international intervention in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CNS)—Religious orders working in Haiti have called on the international community to intervene directly to combat the reign of terror by armed gangs, which they have called “evil, frightening and unacceptable.” The same gangs are responsible for nearly four kidnappings a day in 2022 and violence that has …

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Father Albert scolds Catholics for poor attendance at Sunday Mass

The outspoken parish priest of Soufriere expressed his displeasure at the low attendance at Mass on Sunday August 7, which sparked reactions from some church members. According to Father Albert Smith, who has made controversial statements in the past, church attendance yesterday says a lot about the people of Soufriere. …

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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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The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Augustine has survived

It was another hot summer day when Bishop Erik T. Pohlmeier has officially taken possession of his cathedral church in Saint-Augustin on July 24, 2022. I say “another hot summer day” because more than 150 years ago at the end of August 1870, the first bishop, Augustin Verot, took possession …

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Canadian sisters abandon their fossil fuel stocks

Another $500 million in Catholic investment funds around the world have been pulled from oil, gas and coal, including the portfolios of two of Canada’s largest religious orders. The Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada and the Missionaries of Our Lady have completed the years-long process to withdraw their money …

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Sixth day of novena before the feast of Saint-Laurent held at the church of Bondel

Sixth day of novena before the feast of Saint-Laurent held at the church of Bondel Mangaluru: The theme of the 6th day of the novena was “Forgiveness is the solution to family problems”. The parish priest of Bajal Church, the Reverend Father Andrew D’Souza, was the main celebrant at the …

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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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Diocese rescinds Fr. Eric Silva’s reassignment to Narragansett

A priest who had been furloughed after parents raised concerns will not be reassigned to a Narragansett parish after all. The Diocese of Providence said in a news release Friday that Bishop Thomas J. Tobin had rescinded the appointment of Father Eric Silva as associate pastor of St. Thomas More …

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Live Updates: Tennessee, Arizona Race Calls and Kansas News

A breakthrough vote to uphold abortion rights in deeply conservative Kansas on Wednesday rippled across the midterm campaign landscape, galvanizing Democrats and underscoring for Republicans the risks of going too far on the bill. one of the most emotionally charged topics in American politics. The landslide defeat of a measure …

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Opus Dei has lost its power within the Church

Madrid.- The wind of correction from Francis, for the first time, came like a strong wind to the doors of Opus Dei. Today the new motu proprio “ad charisma tuendum” (to protect the charism) entered into force, with the pope It takes away power and freedom within the church, 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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Peace tree planted to mark John Hume’s second birthday

A ‘tree of peace’ honoring John and Pat Hume has been planted in the grounds of St. Eugene’s Cathedral to mark the second anniversary of the Nobel laureate’s death. The Bishop of Derry Donald McKeown was joined by Mr Hume’s family and friends for the planting of the oak tree. …

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Duterte’s regime plunged millions of Filipinos into poverty

At least 12.2 million families admit to becoming poor, survey finds Filipinos line up for free packed lunches distributed by the Catholic religious order Society of the Divine Word (SVD) in Manila on June 24. (Photo: AFP) Posted: Aug 03, 2022 10:07 GMT A Catholic women’s group in the Philippines …

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Church set to end ‘one priest to one parish’ system in biggest overhaul in 100 years

The Catholic Church is facing its biggest overhaul at the parish level in nearly 100 years, ending the tradition of a priest in charge of a parish. To cope with the drop in attendance at masses, the drop in vocations and the rapid aging of the clergy, the parishes will …

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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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Cultural symbolism: Why heritage sites in Ukraine like Saint Sophia’s Cathedral remain a threat to Russia

More than 160 Ukrainian cultural sites have been damaged or destroyed since Russia invaded the country in February 2022, according to UNESCO. The Ukrainian government says the number of damaged sites is much higher. Russia denies these accusations. Ukrainian officials accuse Russia of deliberately targeting cultural sites, half of which …

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A Reflection for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings (Year C): Wisdom 18:6–9Psalms 33:1, 12, 18 – 19, 20 – 22Hebrews 11:1 – 2, 8 – 19Luke 12:32 – 48 Reflection: How do you work for liberation? Three words or phrases from today’s readings jump out at me and seem to provide the unifying context for the selections: …

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Sri Lankan Church concerned about crackdown on dissent

Parliament’s sanction for declaring an emergency is a sign of the repressive path ahead, say priests and clerics Sri Lankans shout slogans during a protest outside the Fort railway station in Colombo on July 27 amid concerns over a growing crackdown on public dissent across the country. (Photo: AFP) Posted: …

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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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Polyglot Eucharist at Canterbury Cathedral shines a light on Anglican diversity

There was something important and emphatic about the simple, familiar words of the Eucharist sung at the opening service of the Lambeth Conference on Sunday. The call to come together had never made more sense; the language of unity has never been more pronounced. It was a joyful service in …

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Authentic wealth | National Catholic Journalist

“Be rich in what matters to God” (Luke 12:21). 18e Ordinary Time Sunday Ecc 1:2; 2:21-23; PS 90; Col 3:1-5, 9-11; Luke 12:13-21 The late historian and philosopher Tony Judt, in his 2010 book, The earth is bad, lamented the dismantling of social democracy in Europe and the United States …

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Religious events in the Wichita Falls area on July 30

The deadline for submitting articles for church memoirs to be published in our print edition is 2 p.m. Wednesday. To have an article listed, email Claire Kowalick at [email protected] Please limit announcements to special events, meetings or guests. Limited space does not allow for regular weekly event listings to be …

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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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Two priests debate at WSJ on communion for pro-abortion politicians | National Catholic Register

Father Brian Graebe and Father James Martin face off in the pages of America’s largest newspaper. There is growing dissonance in the Catholic Church. To understand where we are, I recommend Ralph Martin’s book A Church in Crisis: Ways Forward. It’s a “You Are Here” marker on the map of …

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BTech student had taken out 18 instant loans, SIT reveals

Staff reporter In the case of the death of BTech student Nishank Rathore, the SIT (Special Investigation Team) formed under the leadership of Raisen ASP made a big revelation on the first day of the investigation. The late Nishank Rathore had taken out a loan from more than 18 Instant …

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Congressmen Cohen and Beyer introduce the Billionaires Minimum Income Tax Act

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Don Beyer (VA-08), after extensive consultations with White House and Treasury Department officials, today introduced the Billionaire Minimum Income Tax Act , to ensure that the wealthiest Americans pay their fair share. in taxes. The bill would enact President Biden’s proposal to require …

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Artist Betsy Dovydenas has joined a fake church run by a fake priest. In a new book, she tells how she was brainwashed and how she came out of it | Books

It all started with a single board. “I just started painting what was going on in my head [back then]I just wanted to capture images of brainwashing,” says Betsy Dovydenas, artist and author, as we discuss her book, “If You Want to Know How I Was Brainwashed,” in a window …

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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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Pope Francis in Canada: How Ukrainian Migrants and Indigenous Peoples Can Learn From Each Other

Bishop Motiuk stressed that the Ukrainian bilingual school curriculum, which is part of the Catholic school system, cultivates a listening attitude. In these schools, a path of mutual knowledge was forged between the children of the indigenous populations and the Ukrainian children. “The students told each other the stories of …

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AP News Summary at 9:40 p.m. EDT | Nation and World

The U.S. Economy Sends Mixed Signals: Here’s What It All Means WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is caught in a delicate and painful place. Confusing, too. Growth seems to be stalling, home sales are collapsing and economists are warning of a possible recession to come. But consumers continue to …

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Canada asks France to extradite accused priest – French diplomatic source

PARIS (Reuters) – France has received a request from Canada to extradite retired Catholic priest Johannes Rivoire so he can face a charge of sexual abuse while working in northern Canada, a source said. French diplomatic source. Indigenous peoples in northern Canada, the Inuit, plan to lobby Pope Francis during …

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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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Indiana Senate lawmakers begin special session with testimony on abortion ban

More than three dozen Hoosiers spent hours testifying Monday at the first public hearing on Indiana’s proposed abortion ban. And not a single one spoke in favor of the bill. The measure prohibits all abortions, with some exceptions in cases of rape, incest and when the life of the pregnant …

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Catholic activist ‘sad and angry’ as girls in Zimbabwe resort to cow dung for sanitary napkins

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Worrying reports from cash-strapped Zimbabwe say girls and women are resorting to cow dung as sanitary pads as inflation “hits feminine hygiene products”. Africanews the dish. It’s a report that the head of programs for Catholic Relief Services in Zimbabwe, Richard Savo, says is hard-hitting. “As someone …

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DC Catholics mourn loss of Latin Mass after executive order bans practice

Standing in front of his parishioners, holding in his hands the sacred bread of Communion, Father Vincent De Rosa, parish priest of Sainte-Marie-Mère-de-Dieu parish, solemnly intoned in Latin “Ecce Agnus Dei”. The English translation of these words: Behold the Lamb of God. Those who knelt in the church responded with …

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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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Ċittadella Cathedral Museum Renovations Inauguration

The renovation works of the Ċittadella Cathedral Museum were inaugurated after an investment of €300,000 financed by European funds. These renovations were inaugurated by the Minister of Gozo, Clint Camilleri, the Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds, Chris Bonett, and the Vicar General, Tarcisio Camilleri. The works included a complete renovation …

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IN COOPERATION WITH THE ARCHDIOCESE OF MONTREAL, COMMUNION WILL BE OFFERED DURING THE BROADCAST OF THE POPE’S MASS IN ALL GUZZO THEATERS

MONTREAL, July 23, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Cinémas Guzzo, the largest chain of independent cinemas in Quebecwill present the live broadcast of the Pope’s Mass which will take place at the Basilica of Saint Anne-de-Beaupre. Mass will be broadcast on July 28at 10am in both official languages ​​on all its …

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Burkna Faso: 95% of villages lack priests after terrorist attacks

Following the attack on a church in Burkina Faso, March 2022 © ACN Source: ACN An explosion of Islamist terrorism in Burkina Faso has left a Catholic diocese in dire straits, with parishes directly attacked and forced to close, and priests unable to care for 95% of their faithful. A …

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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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Minister Anifa Kawooya and UNRA inspect Sembabule roads

KAMPALA —Minister of State for Health, Hon. Anifa Kawooya accompanied by the Executive Director of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Allen Kagina, and UNRA engineers inspected the road network of Sembabule on Thursday July 21 with the aim of addressing the challenges of the road network in the district. …

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Sri Lankan sisters join diverse movement to demand change

A nun climbs above the perimeter wall at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka July 15 after an official announced the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa amid the country’s economic crisis. (CNS/Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte) Mangaluru, India — Sri Lankans are experiencing one of the worst economic and political crises today, …

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Gay Mass Breaks Barrier at Catholic Church

Landon Duyka and Alex Shingleton had almost given up on Catholicism. Then they found Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago, where their family was welcomed because the parish practices what its clergy calls “radical inclusivity.” This year, the two husbands created an online buzz when, after a decade on these …

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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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Ramsey Choral partners with an international choir

A North Island choir recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with concerts across the island and in the UK. Ramsey Choral celebrated its 40th anniversary with concerts at St Paul’s Church in Ramsey and Peel Cathedral, both concerts being greeted with standing ovations. These celebratory concerts were then followed by a …

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Okowa, Datti and Shettima: what the running mates bring to the tickets

The candidate substitution window has been closed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), thus fully preparing the ground for the 2023 presidential election. Although subtle campaigns have been raging, real campaigns will legally begin in earnest in September. Before Peter Obi seized Labor territory and its presidential ticket, turning …

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Devils in the Spirit | Algis Valiunas

Aldous Huxley was the first English novelist of ideas of the twentieth century, a rare vocation among his countrymen; but it may be in his non-fiction masterpiece, The Devils of Loudun (1952), which his beloved ideas live most vividly. He recounts the apparent demonic possession en masse in an Ursuline …

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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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Court approves sale of 42 Catholic church properties to settle claims of abuse victims

The sale of the Basilica Cathedral, along with 11 other churches, has been approved to settle claims by victims of abuse. (Heather Barrett/CBC) The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador has approved the sale of 42 properties owned by the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John’s, including 12 churches, …

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Sri Lankans on Staten Island call for democratic elections in their home country and want America’s support

STATEN ISLAND, NY – As Sri Lanka grapples with governmental and economic instability following protests that led to the resignation of its president last week, the Sri Lankan community on Staten Island has called for free and fair democratic elections, and international support for Sri Lanka’s recovery. Activists, the Sri …

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Youngstown Diocese releases findings on Father Babjak who had inappropriate contact with a minor

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — The Diocese of Youngstown has released its findings about a priest who was placed on administrative leave for inappropriate contact with a minor. The diocese has appointed priest Father Marian Babjak from Christ Our Savior Parish in Struthers. Electrical pole down overnight in Campbell After an …

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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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Ralph Anthony Pieniazkiewicz Sr Obituary

Kaniewski Funeral Home – South Bend Ralph Anthony Pieniazkiewicz SR., 84 of South Bend died Monday July 11, 2022. He was born February 8, 1938 in South Bend to Peter and Evelyn (Laskowski) Pieniazkiewicz. Ralph graduated from Washington High School in 1956. He played football, baseball and basketball. He was …

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Presbyterians to Divest 5 Oil Companies After Years of Debate | earth beat

A major Christian denomination plans to divest five oil companies it says are not doing enough to tackle climate change. The vote to sell Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Marathon Petroleum, Phillips 66 and Valero Energy comes after years of debate within the Presbyterian Church (USA). On July 6, the PCUSA General …

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Watsonville Church closes popular community garden over alleged safety concerns

Farmworker families who lease space for a community garden at All Saints-Cristo Rey Episcopal Church in Watsonville say their lease for their one-acre site was recently terminated. They say they are getting mixed messages from the church as to whether or not the garden will continue at all. Church says …

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Manchester Cathedral DJ Sasha gig nearly sold out as church manager hails income as vital

Manchester Cathedral’s fundraising manager has defended the use of the building for raves ahead of another club night next month. Anthony O’Connor, director of fundraising and development, spoke of the challenge of raising £1.6m each year to keep the historic building running. He said events like the planned 3-hour set …

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As Ohio Welcomes Refugees, Nonprofit Gives Them a Boost

Hakizimana Muvunye, a Congolese refugee who lives in Cleveland, is a man who does his best. He owns Asante Landscaping but only has five customers, so he also drives for Uber. “I have to take care of my family,” he said. Muvunye and his wife, Irene Twizere, have five children. …

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How the birth of our son, grandson of a priest, led me to give thanks for the cardinal who helped change the Church

As a child is born, a priest’s grandson, the boy’s father, Vincent Doyle, pays tribute to Cardinal Hummes who has done so much for the children and grandchildren of priests around the world. On June 29, I became the father of a beautiful boy, my son, our beautiful son. Aware …

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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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Cathedral concert celebrates Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Published: 11:08 13 July 2022 More than 1,100 Hertfordshire residents and guests from further afield packed St Albans Cathedral last Wednesday for a concert to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The special concert on July 6 was presented by the St Albans International Organ Festival and the Hertfordshire Lieutenancy. Demand …

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St. Joseph’s Academy of St. Augustine honors Sister Suzan Foster

By Margo C. Pope Editor’s note: Sister Suzan Foster and Margo C. Pope are “friends from birth.” Their mothers, Zaragoza Street neighbors Hazel Foster and Angela M. Cox, 1946-48, regularly played tennis together on the San Marco courts, including in 1947 when they were pregnant with their first daughters. Most …

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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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LGBTQ+ people share their experience of faith and acceptance

The fight for equal rights for members of the LGBTQ+ community has been going on for decades, and that means finding an accepting church. SAN DIEGO — The LGBTQ+ community has faced a decades-long struggle for equal rights, and part of that struggle has been to find churches that welcome …

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Here’s who to turn to if you’re behind on paying electricity bills

Mandy Zalich, CEO of Westmoreland Community Action, expects to see an increase in requests for energy assistance over the coming months as rate hikes could add to an influx of those who have asked for help with their bills. of electricity during the covid-19 pandemic. Requests for energy assistance come …

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Mangaluru: Our Lady of Miracles Church Parish Feast

Press release Mangaluru, July 9: The parishioners as well as the parish clergy and religious celebrated the parish feast in honor of the patroness Our Lady of Miracles on Saturday July 9 after two long years. The parish feast is a time when the faithful thank God for his …

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Restaurant closures, inspections in Riverside County, June 30-July 7 – Press Enterprise

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities that Riverside County Environmental Health Department inspectors have temporarily closed due to imminent health risks between June 30 and July 7, 2022. Food space of Mary Pickford 1436850 Pickfair Street, Cathedral City Firm: July 7 To note: 90/A, passing, June 30 Raison: …

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Filipino bishops appalled as new divorce bill introduced in Congress

Filipino Catholic bishops have expressed dismay at the tabling of another bill in Congress proposing to legalize divorce in the country. Jul 08, 2022 Filipino watchers say a Las Vegas-style divorce, which is done and completed in minutes, is not on the horizon at all in the predominantly Catholic country. …

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Vancouver priests to begin annual performance reviews – BC Catholic

Priests in the Archdiocese of Vancouver will undergo regular performance reviews starting this year, the archdiocese announced in its latest update on sexual abuse by priests. The Archdiocese released its latest sexual abuse report on June 30. It’s the latest in a series of updates since 2019, when it first …

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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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Obituary of Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr

Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr, 77, died on July 3, 2022 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee on December 11, 1944, the daughter of Francis Xavier and Louise Summerford Rafferty. She grew up in Martinsburg, West Virginia and graduated from Martinsburg High School in …

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Towards symbiotic approaches between universities, sustainable development and cities

According to the perception of the sample on the current level of importance given to the relationship between their universities and city organizations on initiatives related to sustainable development, the most common context is cooperation in the framework of activities (39 %). For 45% of respondents, cooperation is a priority …

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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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