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Jun 25, 2019 - 12:03 am .- While Cardinal George Pell of Australia is appealing his sexual abuse conviction in court, he and his supporters are making arrangements for a “safe hideaway” for the cleric, should his conviction be overturned.
Jun 24, 2019 - 09:01 pm .- Tens of thousands took to the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador on June 22 in support of life, marriage, conscience protections, and parental rights.
Jun 24, 2019 - 05:12 pm .- A Catholic high school in the Indianapolis archdiocese has said it will comply with the archbishop’s instructions to stop employing a teacher in a same-sex marriage, just days after a Jesuit high school in the archdiocese refused to comply with a similar instruction and had its Catholic status stripped by Archbishop Charles Thompson.
Jun 24, 2019 - 11:03 am .- Thousands of people have signed a petition urging U.K. Health and Social Care Secretary Matthew Hancock to stop a forced abortion from being performed on a developmentally delayed woman who is 22 weeks pregnant.
Jun 23, 2019 - 04:12 pm .- This Sunday, in Catholic parishes across the country, one in four women sitting in the pews will have experienced severe physical violence in their own homes from their spouses or partners - including burns, choking, beating, or the use of a weapon against them. One in nine men will have experienced the same.
Jun 23, 2019 - 11:50 am .- Pope Francis said Sunday that the Eucharist exemplifies how God’s love can accomplish great things with very little.
Jun 23, 2019 - 05:12 am .- On the feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis said that Jesus gave the Church the Eucharist for the salvation of the world.
Jun 22, 2019 - 08:01 am .- Three priests have filed suits against the Diocese of Corpus Christi and its bishop, claiming that they were wrongfully included in a list of clerics credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor within the diocese.
Jun 21, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Amid of a surge of migrants, many of them minors, seeking to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, federal officials have called for emergency funding to address a growing humanitarian crisis. While reports differ, budget constraints have led to cuts to legal aid and educational programs for detained migrant youths.
Jun 21, 2019 - 10:50 am .- Missouri’s health department on Friday rejected a license renewal request from a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis, the last remaining abortion clinic in the state.
Jun 21, 2019 - 06:39 am .- In Naples Friday Pope Francis delivered a speech calling for theological dialogue with Islam and Judaism in pontifical universities as part of “a theology of dialogue and acceptance.”
Jun 21, 2019 - 12:14 am .- At a funeral earlier this month, Nigerian religious and political leaders paid tribute to Bishop Kevin Aje of Sokoto, well-known as a role model who worked for peace in the country.
Jun 20, 2019 - 06:40 pm .- On Tuesday, the legislature in the state of Sinaloa in northern Mexico rejected a bill which sought to redefine marriage.
Jun 20, 2019 - 03:35 pm .- Today, on World Refugee Day, the world marks the highest number of forcibly displaced people in nearly 70 years. In their statement marking the day, the U.S. bishops said “the world is embroiled in the biggest migratory crisis since World War II with more than 25 million refugees around the world.”
Jun 20, 2019 - 01:49 pm .- The Archdiocese of Indianapolis announced Thursday that a local Jesuit high school will no longer be recognized as a Catholic school, due to a disagreement about the employment of a teacher who attempted to contract a same-sex marriage.
Jun 20, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The president of a Christian political advocacy and lobbying group has been elected to serve as chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Jun 20, 2019 - 11:50 am .- Catholic Relief Services is monitoring the health situation in Uganda, following two confirmed deaths from the Ebola virus.
Jun 20, 2019 - 10:36 am .- The US must avoid war with Iran and instead pursue dialogue and engagement, the chair of the US bishops' committee on international justice and peace wrote Tuesday amid escalating tensions between the nations.
Jun 20, 2019 - 04:00 am .- One year after credible allegations of sex abuse of a minor led to his public disgrace, the 88-year-old Theodore McCarrick is no longer a cardinal of the Catholic Church, no longer an archbishop, and no longer a cleric. He continues to reside at a Franciscan friary in Kansas, perhaps indefinitely.
Jun 20, 2019 - 12:39 am .- A delegation from the Mexican Bishops' Conference met June 17 with the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, discussing the coutnry’s migration crisis and efforts to establish peace.