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Jul 13, 2017 - 11:49 am .- After nearly a year since his kidnapping, Yemen officials say that Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is in fact alive and efforts are being made for his release.
Jul 13, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Shortly after Pope Francis donated money to help those suffering from Ukraine's ongoing conflict, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri arrived in the country, saying that while pained, he sees hope for the future.
Jul 11, 2017 - 04:21 pm .- French President Emmanuel Macron has been under attack for identifying Africa’s development issue as a problem of overpopulation, ignoring the effects of France’s imperialism.
Jul 11, 2017 - 12:38 am .- Twelve men are set to be ordained priests in Scotland this year, a 20-year high that Catholic leaders credited to prayers and other work to encourage vocations.
Jul 10, 2017 - 04:30 pm .- Former Irish soccer pro Philip Mulryne was ordained a priest of the Order of Preachers, or Dominicans, on Saturday.
Jul 7, 2017 - 04:46 pm .- Great Ormond Street Hospital in London is applying for a new hearing with the high court after new evidence suggests the critically ill baby could benefit from an experimental treatment.
Jul 7, 2017 - 10:44 am .- Pope Francis sent a message to leaders of the world's economy gathered for the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, reminding them of the responsibility they have to care for those not represented at the summit.
Jul 6, 2017 - 03:02 am .- In the 14th century, approximately one third of the population of Europe - or anywhere from 75 million to 200 million people - was wiped out due to what became known as the Black Death.
Jul 5, 2017 - 05:25 am .- Cardinal Joachim Meisner, archbishop emeritus of Cologne, Germany and one of four cardinals who sent the "dubia" to Pope Francis last year, passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 83.
Jul 3, 2017 - 08:17 pm .- The president of the Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu in Rome, also known as the "Pope's Hospital", has offered to transfer Charlie Gard to his facilities.  
Jul 3, 2017 - 04:28 am .- Besides a shortage of vocations, Irish priests are facing an even more harrowing kind of crisis.
Jun 30, 2017 - 12:08 pm .- Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin expressed his regret Friday at the German parliament’s vote in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, saying it had abandoned the fundamental characteristics of marriage.
Jun 30, 2017 - 11:50 am .- “Enough with the jokes,” then-Archbishop Juan José Omella Omella of Barcelona said when he got the call.
Jun 30, 2017 - 06:02 am .- In response to an ongoing effort in the U.K. to allow abortions to take place up to birth, a massive group of doctors and medical students signed a letter denouncing the controversial campaign.  
Jun 29, 2017 - 06:08 am .- The Methodist Church in Britain and the Church of England announced Sunday that each ecclesial community is considering a proposal that would enable the sharing of clergy between them.
Jun 29, 2017 - 02:58 am .- More than 10 years ago, Joseph Prever found himself scouring the internet for anything that might help him: he was gay, Catholic, and confused. Resources were scarce for a man struggling with homosexuality and trying to remain faithful to the Church’s teaching.
Jun 29, 2017 - 12:02 am .- The Diocese of Bergamo announced yesterday that next year the body of St. John XXIII will return to the city, his native diocese, for a visit expected to last about two weeks.
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.
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.  
Jun 27, 2017 - 03:27 pm .- More than 10 years ago, Joseph Prever found himself scouring the internet for anything that might help him: he was gay, Catholic, and confused. Resources were scarce for a man struggling with homosexuality and trying to remain faithful to the Church’s teaching.

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