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Feb 13, 2019 - 03:08 pm .- An independent investigation into the interaction last month between Covington high school students and a Native American man has exonerated the students, the Diocese of Covington has announced.
Feb 13, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The Archdiocese of Newark released a list of names of credibly accused clergy on Wednesday, including disgraced former archbishop of the diocese Theodore McCarrick. The archdiocese listed McCarrick as “permanently removed from ministry,” although a final verdict is still pending in his canonical process.
Feb 13, 2019 - 03:32 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday approved the canonization of Bl. John Henry Newman, a Roman Catholic cardinal, scholar, and founder of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in England.
Feb 13, 2019 - 03:17 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that one’s prayer should always be a dialogue with God with charitable consideration for others’ needs.
Feb 13, 2019 - 03:06 am .- Millennials are notoriously blamed for being killers of previously-thought-necessary industries and activities: Applebees. Napkins. Golf. Mayonnaise. Lunch. And so on.
Feb 12, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- New Mexico’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would decriminalize the state’s inactive ban on abortion.
Feb 12, 2019 - 03:22 am .- In an effort to encourage Hungarians to have more babies, the prime minister of the country has announced that women with four children or more will be exempt from paying income tax for life.
Feb 12, 2019 - 12:00 am .- The Vatican's general auditor has new statutes, conferred recently by Pope Francis, that will bring financial audits of Vatican offices into greater conformity with United Nations agreements.
Feb 11, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- The Archdiocese of New York has said it had only recently learned of an allegation that the deeply influential Cardinal Francis Spellman groped a visiting West Point cadet in the 1960s, but says it will take the accusation seriously and has invited the accuser to contact the archdiocese.
Feb 11, 2019 - 05:04 pm .- Over the past nine years, 152 priests in Mexico have been removed from ministry for sexual abuse of youth or vulnerable adults, the president of the Mexican Bishops’ Conference said Sunday.
Feb 11, 2019 - 10:45 am .- Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), who represented North Carolina for 12 terms in the House of Representatives, passed away on Sunday - his 76th birthday.
Feb 10, 2019 - 08:15 pm .- Pope Francis on Saturday called on Italian judges to better society through their work, emphasizing the virtue of justice in building a healthy public life.
Feb 10, 2019 - 04:45 pm .- When Mary Rose Verret first welcomed Douglas and Elizabeth into her home, Douglas’ boots squished with the sewage he worked with, and Elizabeth smelled of french fries from her fast food job. Douglas was also just a few years of out jail.
Feb 10, 2019 - 01:32 pm .- Cardinal Walter Kasper has released a criticism of Cardinal Gerhard Müller’s “Manifesto of Faith,” accusing it of containing half-truths and blanket statements that could lead to division and confusion in the Church.
Feb 10, 2019 - 04:10 am .- Pope Francis called Sunday for an end to human trafficking, encouraging Catholics to pray for the intercession of St. Josephine Bakhita, the patron of trafficking victims.
Feb 9, 2019 - 04:20 pm .- A federal court ruled Wednesday that a Christian club at an Iowa college cannot be kicked off campus due to its religious standards for student leaders.
Feb 8, 2019 - 06:38 pm .- A joint congressional resolution for a “Green New Deal” is the latest effort aiming to apply political solutions to environmental problems. Whatever the merits of the proposal, one theologian says, Christians must think hard about what their faith says about environmental policy.
Feb 8, 2019 - 05:43 pm .- A long-awaited summit on sexual abuse will take place at the Vatican two weeks from now.
Feb 8, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A former prefect of the Vatican’s doctrinal office has weighed in on the Church’s theological debates regarding the reception of Holy Communion by divorced and remarried Catholics and by non-Catholic Christians, as well as speaking about the ordination of women to the priesthood and other theological issues.
Feb 8, 2019 - 01:50 pm .- Sen. Marco Rubio has called the humanitarian and political impasse in Venezuela “unsustainable,” and compared blocking food and medical aid from entering the country to war crimes.