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Archive for April 13, 2021

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By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Crookston’s Bp Hoeppner after Vatican-ordered investigations

Hoeppner, 71, was the first U.S. bishop to be investigated under Vos estis lux mundi, Pope Francis’ 2019 norms on... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Bo: 'We need the light of God’s mercy in Myanmar'

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has urged Catholics in Burma to share God’s mercy amid the suffering caused by the military... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis hails St. Teresa of Ávila as exemplar of courage and spiritual motherhood

Pope Francis has hailed St. Teresa of Ávila as exemplar of courage and spiritual motherhood in a letter marking fifty... Read more

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the UN General Assembly, Sept. 28, 2015.?w=200&h=150

Christian leaders in Nigeria allege Islamization attempt after recent judicial appointments

Christian leaders in Nigeria claimed Sunday that Muhammadu Buhari's government is keen on Islamizing the West African nation, following the... Read more

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Christian leaders in N. Ireland call for ‘unified’ negotiations, peaceful solutions

The Catholic archbishop of Northern Ireland on Tuesday joined with other Christian leaders in calling for a “unified” response to... Read more

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Following Supreme Court ruling, California lifts capacity limits on religious gatherings

California lifted all capacity restrictions on religious gatherings on Monday, following the Supreme Court’s ruling over the weekend that the... Read more

The Square Michel Foucault in Paris. Credit: J. Maughn via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0).?w=200&h=150

Abuse commission of Church in Germany defends citing Michel Foucault

The abuse commission of the Catholic Church in Germany has defended its citation of French philosopher Michel Foucault in a... Read more

Saint Peter in Chains Cathedral on W 8th Street in Cincinnati, Ohio.?w=200&h=150

Former auxiliary bishop who mishandled reports of misconduct named pastor in Cincinnati archdiocese

A Catholic bishop who resigned last year as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati amid controversy for failure... Read more

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Federal court upholds Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban

A federal court on Tuesday upheld an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of... Read more

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Young woman dies after getting legal abortion in Argentina

A young woman in Argentina died April 11 following a legal chemical abortion, the first such recorded death after the... Read more

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Pro-life leaders: Allowing mail-order abortion pill will pose 'grave danger' for women

Pro-life groups criticized the Biden administration for allowing the distribution of the abortion pill through the mail during the COVID-19... Read more

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Priest-president of elite NY Jesuit high school sacked, sexual misconduct against adults alleged

A Jesuit priest who was president of an all-boys high school in New York City has been removed after the... Read more