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Jan 18, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- Catholics and Jews in Poland observed the annual Day of Judaism with a common prayer service on Sunday.
Jan 18, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Archbishop Luigi Ventura will not appeal his suspended 8-month prison sentence for sexual assault, his lawyer has confirmed. 
Jan 17, 2021 - 09:00 am .- Archbishop Georg Gänswein said on Sunday that the image known as the Holy Face of Manoppello conveys the “incomparable news” of Christ’s resurrection.
Jan 16, 2021 - 04:28 pm .- Catholic bishops have welcomed an Irish government report on 20th century homes for unmarried mothers and babies run by local governments and often operated by religious orders. They have apologized for the harsh treatment of unmarried mothers and their children, calling this a betrayal of Christ.
Jan 15, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- In the past week, nine Catholic bishops have died worldwide after testing positive for COVID-19.
Jan 15, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- The Chief Rabbi of Poland on Thursday described the Catholic Church’s annual Day of Judaism as a “holy day.”
Jan 15, 2021 - 07:00 am .- The diocese of Rome will host a memorial Mass on Friday for Servant of God Shahbaz Bhatti, a Catholic politician in Pakistan assassinated by an Islamic terrorist group 10 years ago.
Jan 15, 2021 - 05:35 am .- Ten years ago today, Mgr Keith Newton was preparing to be ordained a Catholic priest at Westminster Cathedral, the mother church of Catholics in England and Wales. It would be an ordination like no other. 
Jan 14, 2021 - 07:20 pm .- A Vatican diplomat highlighted Thursday the “ever-growing intolerance and discrimination against Christians, Jews, Muslims and members of other religions.”
Jan 14, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- The Catholic Church is resuming public Sunday Masses in Iceland after the government raised the number of people permitted to attend Mass from 10 to 20.
Jan 14, 2021 - 07:00 am .- Bishops in France are asking Catholics to pray and fast for the next four Fridays for a respect for human life from its conception in response to new legislation.
Jan 14, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Fewer people left the Catholic Church in Austria in 2020 than in the previous year, according to official figures released on Wednesday.
Jan 13, 2021 - 08:11 pm .- The Jubilee Year of Compostela in Spain has been extended to take place through both 2021 and 2022, due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Jan 13, 2021 - 08:35 am .- The Catholic archbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, died suddenly on Wednesday at the age of 70.  
Jan 12, 2021 - 02:17 pm .- Bioethicists expressed alarm Tuesday at a U.K. court ruling allowing the withdrawal of food and water from a practicing Catholic patient.
Jan 12, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- A Rome court has ruled that the search and seizure of money and other valuables from the home of a suspended Vatican official in November last year was “illegitimate” for not following proper legal channels, and ordered the cash be restored, according to Italian media reports.
Jan 12, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- The postulator of the beatification cause of a judge martyred by the mafia says that Christians today urgently need “credible witnesses” like Rosario Livatino.
Jan 12, 2021 - 08:05 am .- Catholic bishops urged the U.K. on Tuesday to give up its nuclear arsenal.
Jan 12, 2021 - 06:05 am .- The former head of the Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that today’s media environment is undermining theological truths that are the foundation of Church unity.
Jan 11, 2021 - 10:54 am .- After receiving thousands of complaints from citizens and vocal criticism from religious leaders, Ireland’s state broadcaster has apologized after a sketch on its New Year’s Eve programming joked about sexual assault, God, and the Virgin Mary.

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