Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has died at the age of 95, bringing to a close the momentous life of a Churchman who proclaimed the “eternal joy” of Jesus Christ and called himself a “humble worker” in the vineyard of the Lord.
He had served as the Russian Orthodox Church’s chief ecumenical official since 2009.
Pope Francis established the Missionaries of Mercy in 2015.
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński ordained Father Jerzy Popiełuszko to the priesthood on May 28, 1972.
Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki made the remark after a May 17-20 visit to Ukraine.
Archbishop Cordileone said that the step was ‘purely pastoral, not political.’
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco cited papal teaching when explaining why he had instructed that Nancy Pelosi not be admitted to Communion.
Pope Francis will canonize the World War II martyr in May.
The Latin Mass Society urged the cardinal to reconsider his stance.
The diocese said vaccination status should not be a “barrier” to attending Mass.
The move underlines the rapid social changes in Ireland in recent years.
Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald received the award for interfaith work.
Pope Francis has intervened in the decades-long dispute.
Fr. Jan Macha was executed in 1942, after serving just 1,257 days as a priest.
Supporters bill it as one of the most important Catholic events since Vatican II.
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali has joined the personal ordinariate.
The United States is one of only seven countries that allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and its abortion policy is generally more permissive than most European nations, a fact that Mississippi cites in its legal challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade abortion ruling that legalized abortion on-demand nationwide.
The High Court rejected the landmark challenge on Sept. 23.
Cardinal Marcello Semeraro said the new blesseds offered a ‘model of service.’