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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Mary L. Codr | Seward Independent

Mary Louise (Hladky) Codr, 85, 8 months, 21 days old, of David City, formerly of Bee and Seward, died on Wednesday June 30, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer at St. Joseph’s Court surrounded by her family. Mary Lou was born on October 9, 1935, on a farm near …

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New online exhibit takes viewers on a 3D tour of the Christian monuments of Nagorno-Karabakh – The Calvert Journal

Environmentalists grew increasingly concerned in the aftermath of the war after the Azerbaijani government began controversial renovations to Gazanchetsots Cathedral in Shushi. Azerbaijanis also began to promote the theory that Armenian churches were in fact Caucasian Albanian monuments appropriated by Armenians in the 19th century: an idea that has been …

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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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Funeral services | Dubuque obituaries

Scott M. Berget, Wiota, Wis. – Visits: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Darlington, Wis. Christian funeral mass: 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13, at the church. Roger J. Bergfeld, Dubuque – Visits: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Leonard Funeral and Crematorium, 2595 Rockdale Road. …

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Bishop of Negros is recovering from Covid

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Bishop of San Carlos Gerardo Alminaza has resumed his ministry for the Roman Catholic Church after recovering from Covid-19. “Twenty-one days after testing positive for Covid-19, I am now negative,” said Alminaza, who presided over a mass at the San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral parish in …

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