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Nov 24, 2020 - 04:50 pm .- A survey of recently ordained Catholic priests reports that the great majority find great satisfaction in their work celebrating sacraments and in their parish ministry, but there are also difficulties and areas for which they felt seminary life had left them unprepared.
Nov 24, 2020 - 04:25 pm .- Washington’s archbishop, who will be made a cardinal this weekend, told a journalist Tuesday that in his diocese, he will not deny Holy Communion to a politician who has pledged to enshrine access to abortion in federal law and permit federal funding of abortions. That politician is President-elect Joe Biden.
Nov 24, 2020 - 04:01 pm .- A measure expanding abortion access in Massachusetts has passed both the state house and senate, and could prompt a veto from the governor.
Nov 24, 2020 - 01:19 pm .- A new initiative for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh is offering counseling and psychological care for children and adolescents in refugee camps.
Nov 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Iraqi Christians are trying to face challenges with strength and hope as they continue to rebuild their lives after the Islamic State invaded in 2014, a Chaldean Catholic priest has said.
Nov 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa has entrusted his new mission as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem to the prayer of contemplative religious orders in the Holy Land.
Nov 24, 2020 - 09:30 am .- President-elect Joe Biden announced several foreign policy appointments to his cabinet on Monday, including a nominee for Secretary of State. If confirmed, nominees will shape U.S. foreign policy on a range of subjects, especially religious freedom.
Nov 24, 2020 - 08:00 am .- The Chinese Patriotic Association announced Monday the ordination of a new bishop of Qingdao.
Nov 24, 2020 - 07:00 am .- The papal butler who was pardoned by Benedict XVI for his role in the “Vatileaks” affair has died at the age of 54.
Nov 24, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis hailed Argentina’s healthcare workers as the “unsung heroes” of the coronavirus pandemic in a video message released Friday. 
Nov 23, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- Archbishop Michael Miller of Vancouver expressed disappointment with the government’s decision to ban religious services as part of a plan to curb the pandemic in British Columbia.
Nov 23, 2020 - 04:34 pm .- The historical preservation commission of Santa Cruz, California last week advised the city council to remove a replica mission bell from a city intersection, saying the bell represents painful history for the indigenous people of the city.
Nov 23, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- The National Catholic Partnership on Disability’s Council on Mental Illness applauded Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska “on his complete candor regarding his recent experience of coping with mental illness.”
Nov 23, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- Three pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, including Catholic university student Agnes Chow, pled guilty on Monday for their roles in an “illegal assembly” protest last year in front of a police station.
Nov 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis met with five NBA players at the Vatican Monday to discuss their efforts to combat social and economic injustice in the United States.
Nov 23, 2020 - 11:40 am .- The State of New York is suing the Diocese of Buffalo and its former bishops for failing to protect children for clergy sex abuse.
Nov 23, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A federal appeals court on Friday allowed a Tennessee ban on some abortions to go into effect.
Nov 23, 2020 - 06:10 am .- The Vatican confirmed Monday that two cardinals-designate will not receive their red hats from Pope Francis in Rome this Saturday.
Nov 23, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Pope Francis appointed a new director of the Sistine Chapel Choir Sunday. 
Nov 23, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A German archbishop asked the Vatican Friday to review his handling of abuse allegations. 

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