Archive of August 10, 2017

Pioneering missionary bishop to China considered for beatification

Aug 10, 2017 - 05:08 pm .- A cardinal who helped change Catholic missionary work in China is now a possible candidate for beatification.

UK politics put pressure on Northern Ireland pro-life laws

Aug 10, 2017 - 04:23 pm .- Recent changes in U.K. politics have meant a renewed push against Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws, advocates say.

Dominican Republic priest arrested on suspicion of killing teen

Aug 10, 2017 - 03:21 pm .- The National Police of the Dominican Republic have arrested a priest on suspicion of killing a teenager, who was allegedly sexually abused by the cleric while serving as an altar boy.

A theologian's take on how to avoid conflict with North Korea

Aug 10, 2017 - 11:08 am .- Dialogue and prudent actions to uphold international resolutions are key to maintaining peace amid rising tensions between North Korea and the international community, one theologian said.

Cardinal calls eviction of Venezuela's legislature 'unacceptable'

Aug 10, 2017 - 10:57 am .- Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas expressed Tuesday his “astonishment and rejection” of a series of measures that violate the “will of the sovereign people” in Venezuela.

Pope orders Belgian religious group to stop offering euthanasia to patients

Aug 10, 2017 - 10:16 am .- Pope Francis is cracking down on a Belgian Brothers of Charity-run organization, giving the group until the end of August to stop offering euthanasia to patients in their psychiatric centers.

Brazilian archbishop robbed at his residence

Aug 10, 2017 - 06:01 am .- While preparing to travel to Mass on Saturday morning, Archbishop Antonio Muniz Fernandes of Maceio was robbed at gun point, along with a deacon and a caretaker at his residence.

Why YouTube needs Catholics

Aug 10, 2017 - 03:02 am .- Catholic YouTube junkies of the world, unite – you are needed for the New Evangelization.

Spanish court throws out 'hate crime' complaint against archbishop

Aug 10, 2017 - 12:37 am .- A Spanish state prosecutor has dismissed a ‘hate crime’ complaint against the Archbishop of Granada after an LGBT activist group claimed he had preached hate against transgender people in a homily.

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