Archive of April 24, 2018

Michigan diocese brings in retired judge for investigation, recommits to cooperation

Apr 24, 2018 - 05:03 pm .- A retired judge who will be overseeing the internal investigation of the sex abuse scandal in the Diocese of Saginaw said he is committed to reporting abuse allegations to the proper authorities.

In Bavaria, government buildings will display a cross over their entrance

Apr 24, 2018 - 04:33 pm .- The government of Bavaria has decided to instruct all state administrative buildings in the German state to display a cross in their public entrances by June 1.

After Alfie Evans breathes on his own, judge again strikes down transfer to Rome

Apr 24, 2018 - 02:59 pm .- Ailing toddler Alfie Evans will not be permitted to fly to Rome for additional treatment, a judge ruled on Tuesday during an emergency hearing.

Dictatorship the underlying problem in Nicaragua riots, priest says

Apr 24, 2018 - 01:08 pm .- As violent clashes continue between security forces and anti-government protestors in Nicaragua, an eye witness has said the country's underlying problem is the president's authoritarian bent.

In Toronto, cardinal urges prayers for victims of van attack

Apr 24, 2018 - 12:57 pm .- Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto offered prayers this week for the victims of a van attack that left 10 people dead and over a dozen injured on Monday.

Abuse survivor: Forgiveness, positive outlook key to healing

Apr 24, 2018 - 11:12 am .- At the age of 16, Deborah Kloos was a distraught young woman who turned to the Church in hopes of finding solace, peace, and a reprieve from a “dysfunctional” and complicated family life.

New York assisted suicide bill draws fire from disability rights group

Apr 24, 2018 - 03:00 am .- Disability rights activists are speaking out in opposition to a proposal in New York that would legalize physician assisted suicide.