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Dec 5, 2020 - 04:40 am .- A court suspended Thursday a ban on public worship in the Swiss canton of Geneva.
Dec 4, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- Actors from the films trilogies the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” have backed a campaign to turn the former home of Catholic author JRR Tolkien into an educational center.
Dec 4, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- A Vatican archbishop expressed “grave concern” Thursday at the rise in attacks on believers praying in places of worship.
Dec 4, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The United States’ international aid agency has given a $900,000 grant to a Catholic group to provide food to people suffering from hunger in Italy because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 4, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Notre-Dame Cathedral choir will return to the damaged cathedral on Christmas Eve to perform a concert that will be broadcast live from Paris.
Dec 3, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Giuseppe Dalla Torre, a jurist who retired last year after more than 20 years as president of the Vatican City tribunal, died Thursday at the age of 77.
Dec 3, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Bishops in France have welcomed new government measures that will allow more people to attend public Masses during Advent. 
Dec 3, 2020 - 08:00 am .- A Catholic archbishop spoke out Wednesday after the European Parliament passed a resolution condemning Poland’s pro-life laws. 
Dec 3, 2020 - 04:10 am .- Pope Francis’ charity brought free flu vaccines and coronavirus tests to homeless people living in a town outside Rome on Wednesday.
Dec 2, 2020 - 06:11 pm .- A gunman affiliated with the Islamic State had planned to attack a Catholic youth group meeting at a church in Vienna during his Nov. 2 terror attack, according to local media.
Dec 2, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The U.K.’s high court ruled Tuesday that children are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent to medical treatment involving drugs that delay puberty.
Dec 2, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Conventual Franciscans said they will be present at a statue of the Immaculate Conception in the center of Rome to offer a “blessing from afar” to families who pass by on the feast day.
Dec 2, 2020 - 08:20 am .- Bishops in Switzerland lamented Wednesday a record exodus of Catholics from the Church in 2019.
Dec 2, 2020 - 03:01 am .- In the wake of several suspected Islamist attacks in France this year, French President Emmanuel Macron has asked the country’s Muslim leaders to sign a "charter of republican values" agreeing to a rejection of Islam as a political movement.
Dec 1, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A German Catholic diocese said Tuesday that it was praying for the dead and injured after a car plowed into pedestrians in the city of Trier. 
Dec 1, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Rwanda’s first cardinal lost seven members of his immediate family in the 1994 genocide. Now he is using his role as archbishop of Kigali to plant “seeds of peace” by promoting the family as the foundation for building a peaceful future.
Dec 1, 2020 - 08:05 am .- Exiled Belarusian Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz will lead his flock in a virtual Advent retreat this month.
Dec 1, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Belgium’s Catholic bishops called Tuesday for dialogue with the government after it decreed that public Masses would remain suspended until Jan. 15, 2021. 
Nov 30, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The French Council of State has ruled that a proposed 30-person limit on Masses and other forms of public worship is a “disproportionate” government measure and must be modified by Dec. 2.
Nov 30, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Forty-three Italian priests died in November after contracting the coronavirus, as Italy experiences a second wave of the epidemic.

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