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Sep 18, 2020 - 01:00 am .- Ten years ago, Paschal Uche greeted Pope Benedict XVI on behalf of young people in his country. Today, he is a Catholic priest.
Sep 18, 2020 - 12:00 am .- The Archbishop of Valencia said Sunday that if Spain’s euthanasia and assisted suicide bill is passed, it would be a "major and historic defeat for all of Spain, for Spanish society."
Sep 17, 2020 - 07:25 pm .- According to L'Avvenire, the official newspaper of the Italian bishops' conference, those who have criticized the controversial French movie "Cuties," released by Netflix last week "have not seen it or have really limited themselves to the poster. Otherwise they have not understood it or have looked at it with the wrong eyes."
Sep 17, 2020 - 12:10 pm .- Fr. Tony Flannery, a Redemptorist priest from Ireland who was barred from public ministry by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has declined to submit to four doctrinal propositions as a condition of returning to ministry.
Sep 17, 2020 - 07:00 am .- An Italian archbishop has opened the cause for beatification of a Capuchin friar and spiritual son of St. Padre Pio.
Sep 17, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Archbishop Georg Gänswein is expected to leave hospital Thursday. 
Sep 17, 2020 - 01:00 am .- Sharing in Mary’s joy is “the greatest antidote to fear and anxiety,” the outgoing rector of England’s national Marian shrine said Saturday. 
Sep 16, 2020 - 01:01 pm .- The Vatican Secretary of State on Wednesday consecrated as a bishop Ante Jozić, who was appointed apostolic nuncio to Belarus in May. Archbishop Jozić was welcomed by the president of the Belarusian bishops' conference, who has been exiled.
Sep 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- At a time when many universities in the U.S. are only offering online classes this fall, American students from two Catholic colleges arrive in Rome this week to study abroad.
Sep 15, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A 51-year-old priest was found dead from knife wounds Tuesday near his parish in the city of Como, Italy.
Sep 15, 2020 - 07:00 am .- A Catholic archbishop has appealed to the interior ministry of Belarus after border authorities said he was prevented from returning to his homeland because his passport was “invalid.”
Sep 15, 2020 - 05:45 am .- A basilica in Italy marks the spot of a bloody episode in early Church history, and is home to an image of Mary once lost in the hills for centuries.
Sep 15, 2020 - 01:00 am .- In response to an assisted suicide bill that could soon be passed in Spain, the Spanish bishops’ conference called Monday for a palliative care law, saying that “there are no patients that cannot be cared for, even if they are incurable.”
Sep 14, 2020 - 01:01 pm .- Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth wrote Sunday to the people of his diocese encouraging them to return to churches for Mass and private prayer.
Sep 12, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Belarus renewed its invitation to Pope Francis to visit the country Friday during talks with a senior Vatican official. 
Sep 11, 2020 - 10:30 am .- During a visit to a Marian shrine in southern Italy this week the Vatican Secretary of State issued a warning that Marian devotion must be safeguarded from mafia exploitation.
Sep 11, 2020 - 05:30 am .- Diversity is not a bad thing, Cardinal Luis Tagle said in an interview published Wednesday, noting that dialogue within authentic relationships can help Catholics to recognize the people they encounter as their brothers and sisters.
Sep 11, 2020 - 04:30 am .- The number of abortions in England and Wales soared in the first half of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to statistics released Thursday.
Sep 10, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A Vatican representative denounced the “scourge of corruption” at a meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Thursday.
Sep 10, 2020 - 07:00 am .- An Italian bishop spoke this week about a “climate of violence” after a 21-year-old man was beaten to death in a town south of Rome.

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