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Guatemalan bishops, in Lenten message, call for conversion in face of corruption, crime (Conferencia Episcopal de Guatemala)

Fri, 2018-02-16 05:02
The Central American nation of 15.5 million is 45% Catholic and 42% Protestant, according to the US State Dept.

Dwindling number of Catholics in Kabul (Fides)

Fri, 2018-02-16 05:02
The priest who ministers to them is based in the Italian embassy.

UN Commission on Women headed for deadlock over abortion, sex education (C-FAM)

Fri, 2018-02-16 05:02
Representatives of the Holy See, Russia, and African nations argued against “sexual and reproductive health” language, according to the report.

Church, state commemorate 100th anniversary of Lithuania's independence (Servizio Informazione Religiosa)

Fri, 2018-02-16 05:02
The Eastern European nation of 2.8 million is 77% Catholic and 4% Orthodox.

In India, Hindu nationalists use sacred animal to maintain power, demonize minorities (International Association of Religion Journalists)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
Uday Basu, the author of the article, is an editor at The Statesman, a national daily newspaper in India.

Nigerian archbishop: In the face of ongoing Islamist attacks, the faith is growing (Aid to the Church in Need)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
“Over the past four years, I have opened at least three new parishes each year,” said Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso, who ministers in a largely Muslim region with sharia law.

Maduro no longer welcome in Peru as Venezuela's crisis deepens (Bloomberg)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
L’Osservatore Romano (February 16 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to this story.

Myanmar still not safe for Rohingya to return: UN refugee chief (Agence France-Presse)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
L’Osservatore Romano (February 16 Italian edition) devoted prominent front-page coverage to this story.

2018 ecumenical Lenten campaign "Seven Weeks for Water" begins in Colombia (World Council of Churches)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
Over 300 Protestant and Orthodox communities belong to the World Council of Churches, founded in 1948.

USCCB, CRS: urge Congress to maintain international food security programs (Catholics Confront Global Poverty)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
“I would like express my support for international food security programs authorized in the Farm Bill, including Food for Peace, McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Food for Progress,” states the suggested message to members of Congress.

Morocco adopts law on violence against women (Agence France-Presse)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
The North African kingdom of 34 million is 99% Sunni Muslim.

Resignations and appointments (2/15) (Vatican Press Office)

Fri, 2018-02-16 04:02
Pope Francis appointed a new apostolic nuncio to Nicaragua.

Bishops to hear voices of youth at pre-Synod meeting (Vatican Press Office)

Fri, 2018-02-16 00:02
At a February 16 news conference in Rome, organizers of the 2018 Synod of Bishops, which will focus on young people, outlined plans for a special pre-Synod meeting in March, at which young people will be asked for their ideas. Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, the secretary-general of the Synod, emphasized that the event is designed for “listening” to young people, especially to those in difficult circumstances.

New Korean ambassador to Holy See presents diplomatic credentials (Vatican Press Office)

Fri, 2018-02-16 00:02
On February 16, Pope Francis accepted the diplomatic credentials of Baek Man Lee, the new ambassador from South Korea to the Holy See.

Guam court dismisses slander case against accused archbishop; libel case will continue (CNS)

Fri, 2018-02-16 00:02
A court in Guam has dismissed a slander charge against Archbishop Anthony Apuron, while allowing proceedings to continue on a related charge of libel. The archbishop, who has been suspended because of sex-abuse charges, has been sued by men who say they were his victims. His lawyer argued that the prelate had the legal right to defend himself against the charges, and thus to say that the accusations were false.

Mexican diocese withdraws nuns from violence-riddled city (AP)

Fri, 2018-02-16 00:02
The Diocese of Chilapa, Mexico, has removed all nuns from the city, where two priests were murdered earlier this month. Chilapa, in southern Mexico, has been plagued by violence, with drug-traffickers threatening Church institutions.

Chinese 'underground' bishop: we will accept Pope's decision (Vatican Insider)

Fri, 2018-02-16 00:02
Bishop Joseph Wei Jingyi of Qiqihar, China, has said that the leaders of the “underground” Church in China will accept whatever accord the Vatican makes with Beijing, because they trust that the Holy Spirit will guide Pope Francis. In an apparent rebuke to Cardinal Joseph Zen, the Chinese prelate said that the Vatican should heed the voices of Catholics on the mainland, not those from Hong Kong and elsewhere who oppose a negotiated agreement.