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Oct 16, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Fifteen-year-old Carlo Acutis died within a week of being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia, offering his suffering for the pope and for the Church. Following his beatification this week, his doctors and hospital chaplain recalled their memories of his last days.
Oct 15, 2020 - 09:05 am .- As the clock struck midnight on Oct. 6, Fr. Dermot Maloney’s parish underwent a dramatic transformation -- though it remained invisible to the naked eye. 
Oct 15, 2020 - 06:35 am .- Online exploitation of victims of human trafficking has increased amid the coronavirus pandemic, experts warned at a U.S. Embassy to the Holy See event Oct. 14.
Oct 14, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- The government of the Netherlands has announced it will allow the euthanization of terminally ill children between the ages of one and 12.
Oct 14, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A Catholic charity hopes to bring together a million children worldwide to pray the rosary this Sunday.
Oct 13, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- The Bioethics Committee of Spain has unanimously rejected the underlying principles behind the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill that is making its way through the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the legislature.
Oct 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A Catholic archbishop thanked the government Monday for awarding a “lifeline” grant to Catholic churches in England.
Oct 13, 2020 - 03:31 am .- A German archdiocese said Monday that it is preparing to open the beatification cause of a member of the White Rose anti-Nazi resistance group.
Oct 12, 2020 - 03:01 pm .- More than 200 state-run secondary schools in the Republic of Ireland will begin to phase out historical Catholic symbols and mandatory Masses, Irish sources have reported.
Oct 12, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The rector of a Catholic university in Poland urged academics Monday to sign an appeal committing themselves to promoting the teachings of St. John Paul II.
Oct 12, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- Archbishop Ante Jozić, who was appointed apostolic nuncio to Belarus earlier this year, arrived in the country Sunday, being met by both ecclesial and state authorities.
Oct 10, 2020 - 10:10 am .- Who was Carlo Acutis? Here’s what you need to know:
Oct 10, 2020 - 09:46 am .- With the beatification of Carlo Acutis in Assisi Saturday, the Catholic Church now has its first “Blessed” who loved Super Mario, Pokémon, and above all the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.
Oct 9, 2020 - 08:15 am .- The Primate of All Ireland has launched a nationwide Family Rosary Crusade, encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary daily in October against COVID-19.
Oct 9, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis has expressed “dramatic concern” about the Catholic Church in Germany, according to a bishop who met him this week.
Oct 9, 2020 - 12:00 am .- Fourteen children whose mothers considered abortion were baptized last month in Madrid by the city’s archbishop, Cardinal Carlos Osoro.
Oct 8, 2020 - 05:43 pm .- Catholic politicians have an obligation to fight against abortion and euthanasia, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, prefect emeritus of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said this week.
Oct 8, 2020 - 12:10 pm .- The Spanish Equality Minister said Wednesday it is “more than necessary” to repeal a law that requires parental consent for children aged 16 and 17 who want to procure an abortion.
Oct 8, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A bill extending the abortion time limit from 12 to 14 weeks and restricting conscientious objection passed its first reading Thursday in France’s National Assembly.
Oct 8, 2020 - 05:00 am .- The president of Italy conferred the highest honor for civil valor Wednesday upon Fr. Roberto Malgesini, a priest who was stabbed to death near Lake Como last month.

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