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Indian nun wins international AIDS nursing award

Tue, 2017-08-08 00:14

An Indian nun who is director of nursing at a hospital and principal of a nursing college will receive the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care’s Excellence in Global HIV Nursing Award.

Inaccurate reporting on Bible and Canaanites

Mon, 2017-08-07 23:50

A study on the genetic overlap between ancient Canaanites and modern Lebanese demonstrates that the Bible is inaccurate in recounting that the Israelites destroyed the Canaanites, according to recent reports in newspapers, scientific journals, and other media outlets.

Protestant pastor jailed in Tajikistan

Mon, 2017-08-07 23:20

The pastor of a Protestant church in Khujand, Tajikistan, has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Court rules against pro-life organization in HHS mandate case

Mon, 2017-08-07 23:01

The US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Real Alternatives, a Pennsylvania pro-life organization, is not exempt from the HHS mandate because it is not a house of worship.

Maduro rips Vatican statement against constitution rewrite

Mon, 2017-08-07 22:08

Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela’s socialist president, strongly criticized a recent Vatican statement opposing his government’s plan to rewrite the nation’s constitution.

Papal condolences following attack on Nigerian parish

Mon, 2017-08-07 21:47

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, sent a telegram of condolence in the Pope’s name to Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke of Nnewi, Nigeria, following an attack on St. Philip Church in Ozubulu.

Michigan priest charged with embezzling funds; over $1 million missing from parish

Mon, 2017-08-07 13:20

A Catholic priest who has been embezzling funds a parish in Michigan is asking the court to release $800,000 that was seized by police during the investigation into his alleged crime.

Pope to visit Myanmar in November?

Mon, 2017-08-07 11:36

Pope Francis will visit Myanmar in November, according to Church sources there.

Papal message to Asian Youth Day

Mon, 2017-08-07 11:24

Pope Francis sent a video greeting to participants in the 7th Asian Youth Day, which closed on Sunday in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Pope prays at tomb of Paul VI on anniversary of death

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:16

On August 6, the anniversary of death of Bl. Paul VI, Pope Francis visited the crypt of the Vatican basilica to pray at the tomb of his predecessor.

Italian Cardinal Tettamanzi dead at 83

Mon, 2017-08-07 06:12

Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, the retired Archbishop of Milan, died on August 5 at the age of 83.

Papal message to Church in Peru

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:57

Pope Francis has sent a video message to the Church in Peru, where he will be visiting next January.

Deadly gunfire at Nigerian Catholic church

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:43

Gunmen burst into a Catholic church in Nigeria’s Ekwusigo state on Sunday, August 6, killing at least eleven people and wounding many others.

Puerto Rican religious leaders thank Congress for debt-relief legislation

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:37

Christian leaders in Puerto Rico have sent a message of thanks to the US Congress for approving legislation to restructure the debt of the island’s government.

Keep priests safe, bishop asks laity in troubled Congo diocese

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:32

A bishop in the Democratic Republic of Congo has appealed to young Catholics to “keep their priests safe” in a region torn by violence.

Kurdish leader urges Christian support for independence effort

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:22

Christians will be “protected at all levels” in an independent Kurdistan, the leader of a Kurdish independence movement in the Iraqi region has promised.

Cameroon: bishop was killed for opposing gay clerics, priest charges

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:14

Bishop Jean Marie Benoit Bala of Bafia, Cameroon, was murdered because he opposed homosexuals in the clergy, according to a leading priest in his diocese.

Transfiguration is focus of Pope’s Sunday audience

Mon, 2017-08-07 04:45

The feast of the Transfiguration “offers a message of hope” for the faithful, Pope Francis said at his Angelus audience on Sunday, August 6.

‘Pope loves China,’ visiting prelate tells Beijing audience

Fri, 2017-08-04 07:10

“Pope Francis loves China and loves the people of China,” Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo told an audience in Beijing.

African archbishop will boycott Anglican conference, citing discord on homosexuality

Fri, 2017-08-04 05:40

The Anglican archbishop of Uganda has announced that he will not attend a conference of Anglican leaders in October, because of sharp disagreements on issues of sexuality.