Archive of June 28, 2017

Australian police charge top Vatican official with sexual abuse

Jun 28, 2017 - 07:47 pm .- After years of fighting allegations of sexual abuse and negligence in handling abuse cases, Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's top finance man, will be charged on multiple counts of abuse, Australian police announced Wednesday.

Enforcement is key in fight against human trafficking, report says

Jun 28, 2017 - 04:51 pm .- With an estimated 20 million victims of human trafficking today, all governments must step up their enforcement efforts, a new report by the State Department insists.  

Cardinal Arborelius shows the Church's Scandinavian 'peripheries'

Jun 28, 2017 - 04:24 pm .- When thinking of the “peripheries” of the Church, many think of places such as Latin America, Africa, or maybe Asia. However, in Wednesday's consistory Pope Francis sought out a periphery that slips the minds of many: Sweden.

UK parents lose final appeal to keep baby alive for treatment

Jun 28, 2017 - 03:36 pm .- A final appeal to allow continued life support for a U.K. baby whose parents want to seek experimental treatment in the U.S. has been rejected by the European Court of Human Rights.  

Father Solanus Casey beatification set for November

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:40 am .- Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who died in 1957 known for his ability as a spiritual counselor, will be beatified at a Nov. 18 Mass in Detroit, the local archdiocese announced Tuesday.

Keep your eyes fixed on the cross, Pope urges new cardinals

Jun 28, 2017 - 08:05 am .- On Wednesday, Pope Francis created five new cardinals, encouraging them to walk with Jesus, keeping their eyes fixed securely on the cross and on the realities of the world, not becoming distracted by prestige or honor.

Senate health care bill 'unacceptable,' bishop says after budget office report

Jun 28, 2017 - 06:36 am .- The Senate’s health care bill remains “unacceptable,” one U.S. bishop insisted after a non-partisan government office estimated it would result in millions more uninsured.

Pope Francis: The way of Christ is the way of persecution

Jun 28, 2017 - 03:57 am .- On Wednesday Pope Francis said that following Christ means taking a path contrary to that of the world, and being prepared to suffer because of this; though we have hope because of God’s constant presence.

Mexican priest moved to intermediate care after stabbing attack

Jun 28, 2017 - 12:07 am .- Father Miguel Angel Machorro, who was stabbed May 15 at the Mexico City Cathedral, left intensive care and was transferred to the Intermediate Care Area of Angeles Mocel Hospital in Mexico City, according to a June 20 statement by the Archdiocese of Mexico.

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