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Mar 3, 2021 - 08:30 am .- A leading German Catholic bishop has cautioned priests against intercommunion with Protestants during an ecumenical event in May. 
Mar 3, 2021 - 07:30 am .- The head of an independent commission said on Tuesday that there could be at least 10,000 victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in France since 1950.
Mar 2, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Pope Francis said in a new book released on Tuesday that the world could face a catastrophe like the Great Flood if human beings fail to address climate change.
Mar 2, 2021 - 08:00 am .- A judge on Tuesday found three activists who distributed images depicting Poland’s Black Madonna icon with a rainbow halo not guilty of offending religious feelings.
Mar 2, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Fr. Alberto Ravagnani didn’t set out to make a viral video, he was just trying to find a way to stay connected to the kids who attend his parish’s youth ministries after Italy went into lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020.
Mar 2, 2021 - 03:05 am .- An English cardinal on Monday welcomed a U.S. investigation into alleged labor abuses in the garment-making industry in the city of Leicester.
Mar 1, 2021 - 07:40 am .- Scotland’s Catholic bishops said on Monday that they plan to engage in “dialogue” with government officials over a cap on worshipers when public Masses resume in time for Easter.
Mar 1, 2021 - 06:00 am .- A body representing religious men and women has questioned the exclusion of elderly religious from the early stages of coronavirus vaccination programs in Belgium.
Feb 27, 2021 - 06:00 am .- Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entrust the Marian image to a new community of cloistered nuns, who have safeguarded the icon within the walls of their convent to this day.
Feb 27, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Damien Richardson rediscovered his faith and overcame addiction. Then he unearthed an extraordinary book about Ireland’s Catholic history...
Feb 26, 2021 - 03:11 pm .- While maintaining restrictions on transit, gatherings, and worship services amid the coronavirus pandemic, Spanish authorities will allow marches for International Women’s Day next month.
Feb 26, 2021 - 04:00 am .- The president of the German Catholic bishops’ conference said on Thursday that he would continue to give Holy Communion to Protestants who ask for it.
Feb 25, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- A religious order announced on Thursday that it had withdrawn an application to exhume the body of its US-born founder following an outcry in England, where the nun is buried.
Feb 25, 2021 - 06:15 am .- Catholic bishops across Europe have criticized a European Parliament resolution on Poland’s abortion law.
Feb 24, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- The Romanian Catholic Archbishop Aurel Percă is already thinking about how the Church can help to form the “post-COVID-19” generation. 
Feb 24, 2021 - 08:10 am .- An English cardinal called on Wednesday for “unambiguous legislation” to fight “hateful extremism” following a report arguing that gaps in U.K. law allow extremists to operate with impunity.
Feb 23, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- A German Catholic bishop has publicly defended his support for a book of blessings and rites for homosexual unions.
Feb 23, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Twitter has restored an Irish Catholic bishop’s post about assisted suicide following a review.
Feb 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- The theologian Beate Gilles was elected general secretary of the German bishops’ conference on Monday, becoming the first woman to hold the post. 
Feb 23, 2021 - 09:00 am .- When Cardinal Fernando Filoni served as the papal nuncio in Iraq in the early 2000s, he remained in Baghdad amid bombings and suicide attacks.