Archive for August 8, 2022

Cardinal Jozef Tomko in 2018 at a shrine on Mount Zvir, above the village of Litmanová, Slovakia.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Tomko, oldest living cardinal, dead at 98

Cardinal Jozef Tomko died early Monday morning in Rome at the age of 98. At the time of his death,... Read more

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By AC Wimmer

German bishop, accused of abuse, found to have helped wanted pedophile priests escape to Latin America

The now-deceased prelate allegedly used money from the German Bishops' Conference to financially support other alleged perpetrators. Read more

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By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis wishes ‘hope in the risen Christ’ to victims of Cuba oil fire, explosions

Pope Francis said Monday he is spiritually close to those hurt or killed in a fire at an oil facility... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, walks with other pilgrims to the Shrine of the Divine Child in July 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Nicaraguan police place Catholic bishop, priests under house arrest

The bishop, along with six priests and six lay people, have been surrounded by dozens of riot police since Aug.... Read more

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signs bills in Indianapolis, March 10, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Indiana’s broad abortion ban overshadows another pro-family law passed the same day

Indiana’s abortion ban includes exceptions for those performed to preserve the life of the mother, as well as in instances... Read more

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Adams County, Colorado, sustained thousands of dollars in estimated damage from a pair of drive-by shootings Aug. 6 and Aug. 8, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Drive-by gunshots target Denver-area Catholic church

No one was hurt, but the church suffered tens of thousands of dollars in estimated damage. Read more

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By Carl Bunderson

Reacting to pontifical academy, theologian says teaching of Humanae vitae can't change

Even if a specific encyclical such as Humanae vitae is not infallible, "the teaching that it presents is in fact... Read more