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Coptic bishop: Christians are denied freedom of worship in parts of Egypt

Thu, 2017-08-24 22:29

The Coptic Orthodox bishop of Minya, Egypt, criticized government officials for failing to allow for the reopening of 15 local churches that had been closed by security order.

Angola’s bishops call for peaceful elections, hope for ‘feast of democracy’

Thu, 2017-08-24 22:07

On the eve of presidential elections whose fairness has been questioned by opposition leaders and European observers, Angola’s bishops called for a peaceful vote.

Pope speaks to young prisoners about ‘punishment with hope’

Thu, 2017-08-24 21:49

Pope Francis has sent a video message to young prisoners taking university courses at a prison in Ezeiza, Argentina.

Priest charges UN troops abandoned town in Central African Republic, allowing massacre

Thu, 2017-08-24 11:43

A Catholic priest has charged that UN peacekeeping troops “deliberately decided to abandon” the people of the town where he serves.

Release soon for priest kidnapped by terrorists in Yemen in March 2016?

Thu, 2017-08-24 11:26

The Indian priest who was kidnapped by Islamic terrorists in Yemen in March 2016 might be released soon, an Indian government official says.

Maintain solemnity of the Mass, Nigerian cardinal urges African Catholics

Thu, 2017-08-24 11:18

The celebration of the Eucharist should always be solemn and reverent, Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Abuja, Nigeria, told participants in a National Eucharistic Congress in Ghana.

Liturgical reform is ‘irreversible,’ Pope proclaims

Thu, 2017-08-24 06:45

Pope Francis told an Italian audience on August 24 that “we can assert with certainty and magisterial authority that the liturgical reform is irreversible.”

Putin welcomes ‘new dynamic’ in relationship between Catholic, Orthodox churches

Thu, 2017-08-24 06:30

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin welcomed a “constructive trust-based dialogue” between his government and the Holy See, as he met on August 23 with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State.

Waldensian commission calls for recognition of homosexual unions

Wed, 2017-08-23 23:36

As the Waldensian synod meets near Turin, the body’s family commission said in a statement that the community recognizes “gay couples and their rights” and called for “awareness, openness, and accompaniment” toward “new forms of relationship that are already in existence in society.”

Nepal: bill criminalizes conversion

Wed, 2017-08-23 23:16

Nepal’s parliament has passed a bill banning religious conversion as well as “the hurting of religious sentiment.”

South African bishops call for unemployment summit

Wed, 2017-08-23 23:01

The South African bishops’ justice and peace commission has called for a national summit to address unemployment.

South Sudan’s government responsible for civil war, prelate charges

Wed, 2017-08-23 22:50

The auxiliary bishop of Juba, South Sudan’s capital, charged that the nation’s government is responsible for the civil war that began in 2013.

Los Angeles archbishop laments nationalism, racism

Wed, 2017-08-23 22:40

The bishop of the largest diocese in the United States said in a recent homily that “we are seeing in our country a new kind of racism and nationalism.”

Kandhamal Day recalls 2008 anti-Christian pogrom

Wed, 2017-08-23 22:30

On August 25, the Church in Kandhamal, a district in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, will commemorate the ninth anniversary of a massive anti-Christian pogrom.