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Christ the King Cathedral (Landakotskirkja) in Reykjavik, Iceland. Credit: Helgi Halldórsson/freddi (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Catholic Church resumes Sunday Masses in Iceland

The Catholic Church is resuming public Sunday Masses in Iceland after the government raised the number of people permitted to attend... Read more

Bishop David Tencer takes part in a press conference at the Vatican on Oct. 17, 2018. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Catholic bishop in Iceland appeals for lifting of 10-person Mass limit

Iceland’s only Catholic bishop has called on the government to lift the country’s 10-person limit on Mass attendance, arguing that... Read more

Iceland's possible circumcision ban raises religious liberty questions

An Icelandic bill that would bar circumcision for non-medical reasons has given rise to opposition from various religious groups, including... Read more

Cardinal Reinhard Marx.

Cardinal Marx: Bill banning circumcision in Iceland a threat to religious freedom

A new bill proposed in Iceland that would make circumcision punishable by up to six years in prison is a... Read more

Girl with Down syndrome.

Iceland is 'eradicating' Down syndrome…by aborting everyone who has it

A recent article from CBS News proclaims that “few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as... Read more

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Iceland's new bishop inherits a turbulent, fascinating Catholic history

The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis has appointed Fr. David Tencer, O.F.M. Cap., as bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland. Read more