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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

Jan 5, 2021

By Courtney Mares

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

Bishop David Tencer points at a journalist while asking questions at an Oct. 17 press conference.

Hacking pastoral care: Youth synod bishops talk technology

Oct 17, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Smartphone apps and Skype have transformed the way at least one synod bishop conducts his pastoral ministry with young people.  Read more

Iceland bishop voices concern over proposed circumcision ban

Mar 8, 2018

As Iceland's parliament continues to consider a bill that would bar circumcision for non-medical reasons, the head of the country's... Read more

The newly consecrated church in Reyðarfjörður, Iceland, is a gift from Slovakia.

This beautiful church was a gift from Slovakia to Icelandic Catholics

Jun 24, 2017

By CNA Staff

Bishop David Tencer of Reykjavik last week consecrated a new wooden church building, a gift from the Slovak Catholic Church. Read more