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Pope meets with Maronite students (Vatican Press Office)

Fri, 2018-02-16 00:02
Pope Francis met at a private audience on February 16 with students at the Pontifical Maronite College in Rome. He remarked that in the face of temptations toward a “culture of the temporary and appearances,” their time of study in Rome should help them to develop “antibodies against worldliness and mediocrity.”

Catholic schools in India's Manipur targeted by insurgents (UCANews)

Thu, 2018-02-15 04:02
Manipur is an eastern Indian state on the border with Bangladesh; the insurgents seek independence from India.

We must come together and resist evil, archbishop says following school shooting (Archdiocese of Miami)

Thu, 2018-02-15 04:02
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, claimed 17 lives.

Leading Russian Orthodox official criticizes Trump decision on Jerusalem (Moscow Patriarchate)

Thu, 2018-02-15 04:02
Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, also weighed in on a number of intra-Orthodox questions.

Girl, Planned Parenthood sticker stay at Catholic school (Washington Post)

Thu, 2018-02-15 04:02
Sacred Heart School in Greenwich, Conn., had told a student she would be required to leave if she did not remove a Planned Parenthood sticker from her computer. The school backed down after “the decision drew fierce backlash from alumnae who threatened to stop donating to the school and instead donate to the pro-abortion rights group.”

Prelates praise budget provisions that ensure houses of worship can apply for disaster assistance (USCCB)

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:02
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville is chairman of the US bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty; Bishop Joseph Bambera of Scranton is chairman of the Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.

Venezuela loses right to vote at United Nations (Latin American Herald Tribune)

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:02
L’Osservatore Romano (February 15 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to this story.

Elusive aid reaches Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta (Al Jazeera)

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:02
L’Osservatore Romano (February 15 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to the civil war in Syria.

Archbishop Gomez urges Senate to keep families at 'heart of our immigration policy' (America)

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:02
Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles is vice president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Congolese refugees risk lives to flee DRC's Ituri province (Voice of America)

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:02
L’Osservatore Romano (February 15 Italian edition) devoted prominent front-page coverage to this story.

South African bishops welcome resignation of President Zuma (Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference)

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:02
“It is generally believed that the Zuma presidency has degraded standards of morality and honor in our public life, and has fostered corruption and dereliction of duty at all levels of government,” said the president of the bishops’ conference.

Pause, see, and return, Pope preaches at Ash Wednesday Mass (Vatican News)

Thu, 2018-02-15 03:02
As is customary, Pope Francis led a procession from Sant’Anselmo all’Aventino to the Basilica of Saint Sabina, where he celebrated Ash Wednesday Mass (video, booklet).

Pope issues new rules on retirement for bishops, Vatican officials (Vatican News)

Wed, 2018-02-14 22:02
Pope Francis has issued new canonical rules for the retirement of diocesan bishops and Vatican officials. In a motu proprio changing several provisions of canon law, the Pope rules that while both bishops and Vatican officials are obliged to submit their resignations upon reaching the age of 75, they remain in office until the Pontiff accepts their resignation, and this “pontifical decision is not automatic.” He encourages bishops to prepare prayerfully for retirement, while remaining open to longer service.

Pope says he meets 'regularly' with abuse victims (CWN)

Wed, 2018-02-14 22:02

Pope Francis has said that he meets “regularly” with victims of sexual abuse by priests.