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Moscow patriarch emphasizes Christian link between Russia, Latin America

Tue, 2017-06-13 00:49

In a speech to Latin American ambassadors to Russia, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow emphasized the ties that bind Russian Orthodox Christians to Christians in Latin America.

June 14: US bishops’ day of prayer, penance for sexual abuse

Tue, 2017-06-13 00:38

As the US bishops gather in Indianapolis on June 14, they will offer a Mass of prayer and penance at the cathedral for victims of sexual abuse within the Church.

‘Night of the churches’ in France

Tue, 2017-06-13 00:20

The Bishops’ Conference of France is encouraging all French parishes to open their doors to their local communities as night falls on June 24, the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.

Chaldean Patriarch visits Mosul, three years after Islamic State took city

Mon, 2017-06-12 13:41

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako of Baghdad visited Mosul this weekend, touring some of the churches and monasteries that were recently liberated from the Islamic State.

Council of Cardinals holding 20th meeting

Mon, 2017-06-12 12:53

The Council of Cardinals is meeting in Rome this week, to discuss possible changes in the organization of the Roman Curia.

Exorcisms on the rise in France

Mon, 2017-06-12 12:49

The number of exorcisms performed in France has risen sharply over the past ten years.

Pope asks cardinals to inform him about travels

Mon, 2017-06-12 12:43

Pope Francis has asked the cardinals who live in Rome to inform him about their plans for foreign travel.

French bishop faces criminal charge for failure to report abuse

Mon, 2017-06-12 12:35

A retired French bishop faces criminal charges for his alleged failure to report sexual abuse.

Vatican bank showed healthy profit for 2016

Mon, 2017-06-12 12:06

The Vatican bank, the Institute for Religious Works (IOR) has released a financial report for 2016, showing a net profit of €36 million ($40.3 million).

Dozens of Iraqi Christians arrested in immigration roundup, face deportation

Mon, 2017-06-12 11:57

US immigration officials seized about 40 Chaldean Christians in the Detroit area on June 11 in a crackdown on illegal immigrants.

Prelates tell Senate that House GOP’s health care bill has ‘many serious flaws’

Mon, 2017-06-12 02:45

Four bishops who chair committees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops said recently in a letter to senators that the American Health Care Act (AHCA), passed by the House of Representatives in a 217-213 vote, has “many serious flaws.”

Welcome bishop or incur suspension, Pope tells priests of Nigerian diocese

Mon, 2017-06-12 02:29

Pope Francis has issued an ultimatum to the priests of the Diocese of Ahiara, Nigeria, demanding that they write a letter accepting their bishop or face suspension.

Cardinal Re replaces Cardinal Etchegaray as vice-dean of College of Cardinals

Mon, 2017-06-12 02:02

Pope Francis has dispensed Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, 94, from his duties as vice-dean of the College of Cardinals at the prelate’s request and has approved the election of Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, 83, as his successor.

Migrants are persons, not numbers, Pope tells Latin American lawmakers

Mon, 2017-06-12 01:43

As the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament met in Panama, Pope Francis said in a message to the body’s president that migrants are persons, not numbers.

Stable employment and the family are ‘2 pillars’ of society, Pope tells Italy’s president

Mon, 2017-06-12 01:06

Pope Francis paid an official visit to Italian President Sergio Mattarella on June 10 and praised Church-state collaboration in service of the common good.

God is ‘Love that rescues man from infidelity,’ Pope says in Trinity Sunday reflection

Mon, 2017-06-12 00:33

In his Trinity Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis reflected on how the readings at the Mass of the day shed light on the mystery of the Blessed Trinity.

20th-century mystic beatified

Mon, 2017-06-12 00:10

Itala Mela (1904-57), an Italian woman born to atheist parents, was beatified in her native La Spezia, Italy, on June 10.

Pope sees women’s role as key to inter-religious dialogue

Fri, 2017-06-09 12:09

In a June 9 address to members of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, Pope Francis called for “greater recognition of women’s capacity to educate in universal brotherhood.”

India: school book describes Jesus as a demon; Christians demand removal

Fri, 2017-06-09 05:21

Christians in India’s Gujarat state are asking officials to remove a book that is currently in use in public schools, in which Jesus is described as a demon.

Egypt’s interior minister suggests Christians avoid churches for safety

Fri, 2017-06-09 05:17

Egypt’s interior minister has advised Christians to curtail their visits to churches and monasteries in light of the rash of violence targeted against Christians.