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Cardinal urges Rosary for peace, calls on North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons

Thu, 2017-08-10 23:20

As tensions between North Korea and the United States escalate, the cardinal archbishop of Seoul, South Korea, called upon the faithful to pray the Rosary for peace.

Priest shortage growing despite ‘Francis effect’

Thu, 2017-08-10 12:44

The number of men studying for the Catholic priesthood has dropped during the pontificate of Pope Franics, notes Vatican journalist Marco Tosatti in an analysis for First Things.

Brazilian archbishop robbed at gunpoint

Thu, 2017-08-10 12:32

Archbishop Antonio Muniz Fernandes of Maceio, Brazil, was robbed by a gunman at his residence on August 5.

Eritrean priest faces charges in Italy for helping illegal immigrants

Thu, 2017-08-10 12:27

A priest from Eritrea has been charged by an Italian prosecutor with promoting illegal immigration: a charge that the priest denies.

Italian bishop embraces new role as missionary priest in Honduras

Thu, 2017-08-10 12:03

An Italian bishop has resigned his diocesan responsibilities to become a missionary priest in Honduras.

Priest of small religious order chosen as rector of Rome seminary

Thu, 2017-08-10 11:22

Pope Francis has chosen a priest of a small religious order devoted to poverty to be rector of Rome’s dioesan seminary.

Aid groups rush to repair Iraqi Christian homes in Nineveh Plains before school opens

Thu, 2017-08-10 11:14

Christian families and relief agencies are rushing to rebuild homes in Iraq’s Nineveh Valley region, to allow families to return in time for the opening of the school year.

Cardinal Burke: Amoris Laetitia is not authoritative teaching

Thu, 2017-08-10 11:14

Cardinal Raymond Burke repeated that Amoris Laetitia is not a magisterial document, in an address in Louisville, Kentucky.

Missionary priest has made 50 trips to North Korea

Thu, 2017-08-10 00:36

The Knights of Columbus recently honored an 83-year-old Maryknoll priest who has made over 50 trips to North Korea to treat tuberculosis patients.

Russian patriarch: Soviet persecution was ‘hardest page’ in Church’s history

Thu, 2017-08-10 00:16

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, paid tribute to his predecessor, Patriarch Sergius I, who governed the Church from 1925 to 1944.

Central African Republic bishop: ‘they are cutting the throats of men and children’

Wed, 2017-08-09 23:48

A Spanish missionary bishop in the Central African Republic said that militants associated with Muslim-dominated Séléka rebel group sacked the Catholic mission in the village of Gambo.

Venezuelan prelate: ‘every day we feel a greater oppression’

Wed, 2017-08-09 22:55

The vice president of the Venezuelan bishops’ conference denounced the violence and “voracious corruption” of the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and called for an eventual “total change of government through general elections.”

Nigerian bishops emphasize Marian devotion, liturgical norms

Wed, 2017-08-09 22:15

The bishops of southwestern Nigeria have issued a statement highlighting the importance of Marian devotion and adherence to liturgical norms.

Indonesian bishop under investigation for financial, sexual misconduct

Wed, 2017-08-09 13:26

The Vatican has ordered an investigation into complaints that a bishop in Indonesia has used church funds to support a mistress.

Vatican reaching tacit accord with Beijing on appointment of bishops?

Wed, 2017-08-09 13:21

A Vatican official has suggested that although the Holy See has been unable to reach an agreement with the Chinese government about the appointment of Catholic bishops, an unspoken agreement is already in place.

Papal pleas for peace in Nigeria, Central African Republic

Wed, 2017-08-09 13:12

Pope Francis asked for prayers for peace in the Central African Republic, and repeated his expression of sympathy for the attack on a Catholic church in Nigeria, at the close of his regular weekly public audience on August 9.

Papal trip to Russia in planning stage?

Wed, 2017-08-09 12:38

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, has said that he hopes to lay the foundation for a papal visit to Russia when he visits Moscow later this month.

‘Hate crime’ charge against Spanish archbishop dismissed

Wed, 2017-08-09 12:31

A Spanish court has dismissed a complaint against Archbishop Francisco Javier Martinez of Granada, who had been accused of “hate crime” after he delivered a sermon against gender theory.

Pope orders Belgian Catholic hospitals to end euthanasia

Wed, 2017-08-09 12:27

Pope Francis has ordered Belgian psychiatric hospitals run by the Brothers of Charity to cease offering euthanasia.

God’s mercy is ‘driving force’ of Christian hope, Pope says at general audience

Wed, 2017-08-09 01:51

Continuing his weekly catechetical addresses on Christian hope, Pope Francis reflected on God’s mercy as the source of hope.