Archive of November 2, 2018

Regis University provost encourages faculty to attend campus ‘drag show’

Nov 2, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- The provost of Denver’s Regis University has encouraged faculty members to attend a student drag show on the university campus, and to take in-class measures intended to support the gender identity preferences of students.

Bishop Malone says he has never mishandled child abuse allegations

Nov 2, 2018 - 05:01 pm .- The Bishop of Buffalo said Friday that although he admits he mishandled allegations of sexual abuse involving adults, he maintains that his “record handling misconduct allegations with children is good.”

Mother Clelia Merloni, ‘a woman of pardon,’ to be beatified

Nov 2, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Mother Clelia Merloni, a 20th-century Italian religious sister and founder of the women’s institute of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, will be beatified in Rome on Saturday.

Clergy sex abuse on the rise again, and Church leaders are ignoring why, sociologist says

Nov 2, 2018 - 03:13 pm .- After years in decline, Catholic clergy sex abuse could be on the rise again, warns a professor-priest’s analysis of relevant data.

NY's Bishop John Jenik abused others, alleged victim says

Nov 2, 2018 - 02:40 pm .- The alleged victim of New York’s Bishop John Jenik spoke at a Nov. 1 press conference about his experiences with the bishop, which he said involved years of sexual abuse.

Pakistan government reportedly adding Asia Bibi to 'no exit' list

Nov 2, 2018 - 02:30 pm .- Following an outbreak of protests in Pakistan in response the acquittal of Asia Bibi on charges of blasphemy, the government has reportedly begun the process of adding her to a list that would prohibit her from leaving the country.

At least seven Christians killed in attack on bus in Egypt

Nov 2, 2018 - 11:30 am .- At least seven Coptic Christians were killed and 12 more injured in Egypt when a bus traveling to a desert monastery south of Cairo was ambushed by Islamic militants who opened fire, Egyptian authorities said on Friday.

For All Souls' Day, Pope Francis prays in cemetery for unborn children

Nov 2, 2018 - 11:05 am .- In commemoration of All Souls' Day, Pope Francis prayed Friday in a cemetery for unborn children called the “Garden of Angels” on the outskirts of Rome.

How the Archdiocese of Detroit plans to 'Unleash the Gospel'

Nov 2, 2018 - 04:00 am .- A year after Detroit’s archbishop released a letter outlining a plan for his diocese’ revitalization, the diocese is working to put his words into action with a campaign called “Unleash the Gospel.”