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Apr 6, 2020 - 07:12 pm .- After his conviction for child sexual abuse was overturned Tuesday by Australia’s High Court, Cardinal George Pell has released a statement expressing gratitude to his family, friends, and legal team, and noting that he does not bear resentment toward his accuser.
Apr 6, 2020 - 06:25 pm .- After an ordeal that began nearly four years ago, and more than 13 months of imprisonment, Cardinal George Pell is expected to be released from prison imminently, after his conviction for five alleged counts of sexual abuse was overturned Tuesday by Australia’s High Court.
Apr 6, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday allowed some abortions to continue during the coronavirus crisis. The decision was made in relation to a state-ordered halt to elective abortion procedures in Ohio for the duration of the pandemic.
Apr 6, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A Catholic landlord made the decision March 30 to waive April’s rent for all of his 200 tenants, in the hopes of giving them one less thing to worry about amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 6, 2020 - 03:17 pm .- The Diocese of Owensboro is encouraging Catholics to decorate their houses with “Easter lights” as a sign of solidarity and as a reminder that through Christ’s resurrection, “the light has come into our world and has conquered even death.”
Apr 6, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- After the government clarified Friday that religious non-profits are eligible for small business loans during the coronavirus pandemic, legal experts said the news could prove welcome relief for cash-strapped Catholic dioceses and parishes.
Apr 6, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Unable to lead the traditional Palm Sunday procession through Jerusalem, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa blessed the city with a relic of the True Cross on April 5.
Apr 6, 2020 - 12:10 pm .- Today marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Raphael, the Renaissance painter responsible for “The School of Athens” and “The Transfiguration.”
Apr 6, 2020 - 11:21 am .- In an Easter letter to confessors on Saturday, the head of the Apostolic Penitentiary wrote that while 'social distancing' is necessary amid the coronavirus, 'mercy does not cease'.
Apr 6, 2020 - 08:30 am .- A cardinal has criticised the Vatican’s official yearbook after it relegated the term Vicar of Christ to a section headed “historical titles” in its latest edition. A Vatican spokesman said the change merely highlights the historical dimension of the title.
Apr 6, 2020 - 07:30 am .- Pope Francis has created an emergency fund for those affected by coronavirus in mission countries
Apr 6, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Many people suffering from poverty are victims of the “structural injustice” of today’s global economy, Pope Francis said in his daily Mass homily on Monday.
Apr 6, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Catholics around the world will be invited to pray virtually before the Turin Shroud on Holy Saturday as the world struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic
Apr 5, 2020 - 12:35 pm .- Archbishop Fulton Sheen's niece has recounted her view of the famous Catholic television personality and author in a new book that aims to show his Christian devotion and his deep concern for the poor, even as he engaged with Hollywood celebrities, American leaders, and an audience of millions.
Apr 5, 2020 - 05:00 am .- On Palm Sunday, Pope Francis offered Mass in a nearly empty St. Peter’s Basilica and urged Catholics quarantined at home to remember "what really matters" in life: loving God and serving others.
Apr 4, 2020 - 01:22 pm .- “This Holy Week will be different. Our churches may be closed, but Christ is not quarantined and his Gospel is not in chains.”
Apr 4, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- An Iowa order of Trappist monks is offering an unusual but necessary act of charity amid the global pandemic - free caskets to financially struggling families who have lost a loved one.
Apr 4, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- Holy Week this year is going to look different for almost every Catholic in the United States.
Apr 4, 2020 - 03:51 am .- Before we commit a sin, there were usually small temptations which we let grow in our soul, eventually making excuses for ourselves and our fall, Pope Francis said during Mass Saturday.
Apr 3, 2020 - 11:55 pm .- Thomas Sowell and his wife own Southeast Palm and Foliage in Astor, Florida, in the middle of the state, about 40 miles west of Daytona Beach.
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