St. Lawrence’s Church brings back Recycling Sunday for Winchester Green Week in support of local food bank

A CHURCH urges people to reduce their consumption and recycle what they no longer need to help increase sustainability and support a charity in crisis. St. Lawrence Church promotes Winchester Green Week by collecting unused or unwanted gifts, encouraging people to recycle their neglected possessions to make the city more …

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Thanksgiving | Guillaume Druel

The Working Catholic: Thanksgiving by Bill Droel I’m at a disadvantage in our Mr. Baseball contest. Every March, we pick the teams that will make the playoffs and predict which ones will go the furthest. My problem is the Astros. They’ve already won the AL West but I didn’t pick …

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Kinetic Green partners with Tata Capital to offer instant loans for electric two-wheelers

Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions, an Indian electric vehicle manufacturer, has partnered with Tata Capital to enable customers wishing to purchase Kinetic Green’s electric two-wheelers to access digital loans at Kinetic Green dealerships across India. Kinetic Green has so far designed, manufactured and cumulatively sold more than 45,000 electric …

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Catholic Peace Foundation fears lawlessness in Cameroon as militias spiral out of control

Today, however, infighting between pro-independence groups has resulted in what the DHPI director has described as “dissident interim governments”, each claiming to be the legitimate representative of the Ambazonian people. The different factions often engage in armed attacks against each other, Mr. Viljoen said, and explained: “The atrocities committed against …

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Papal chaplain visits newly discovered mass grave in Ukraine

VATICAN CITY (CNS) ─ Standing near a mass grave in eastern Ukraine and seeing the delicate and solemn removal of bodies, Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, papal chaplain, said he could only pray. “I knew I would find so many dead, but I met men who showed the beauty that is …

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New Dean of Llandaff appointed

CANON Richard Peers, sub-dean and resident canon at Christ Church, Oxford, has been appointed dean of Llandaff, the diocese announced on Tuesday. Canon Peers succeeds the Very Reverend Gerwyn Capon, who resigned in May (News, May 20). He has close ties to the Church of Wales and to Llandaff Cathedral, …

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Pastor Steve Howell Coming to St. Paul’s Country Church – Mercer County Perspectives

(9/19/22) Members of St. Paul’s Country Church, located at 1538 Oregon Road, Rockford, OH, invite you to worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2022. This congregation is fortunate to have a retired pastor Steve Howell at the pulpit that day. Pastor Steve’s lesson for Sunday, September 25, 2022 …

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‘Violates Art 25’ – Kerala court on Knanaya Church expels members who marry outside the community

New Delhi: A district court in Kerala has ruled that endogamy is not “an essential religious practice” and that expelling members for marriage outside the community violates Article 25. The article guarantees Indian citizens the right to practice and profess their faith and religion. Kottayam Additional District Judge Sanu S …

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DC’s Ukrainians Celebrate Their Legacy Amid War Grief

As glowsticks twirled across the night sky, the dance-pop singer told thousands of onlookers to gaze up at the stars – and remember all the young men who will never see them again. Seven months after Russia invaded Ukraine, the three-day festival that St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral has held …

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Front Royal Council Candidates Forum held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church – Royal Examiner

Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Christopher Ballenger addresses the joint budget committee of the Warren County Board of Supervisors and the Warren County School Board during its Monday meeting. The Warren County School Board would like to secure the $1.2 million share of the school division’s fiscal year 2023 budget …

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The Orthodox parish of Bayonne celebrates its 100th anniversary

On October 23, Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. The church at 28th Street and Boulevard Kennedy has been a mainstay of the city of Bayonne and a mainstay of the community for 100 years. A group of Carpatho-Russian immigrants from Hungary …

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Construction project in northwest Las Vegas raises safety concerns for nearby worshipers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – People who attend St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, located on Fort Apache and Centennial Parkway, said people were crossing the parking lot and using it as an alternate route to avoid the building nearby. “I personally was hit about two or three times …

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Miracles should amaze and amaze us. Second, they should inspire us to action.

A reflection for the Saint Janvier Memorial “The Lord has done great things for them.”The Lord has done great things for us;we are really happy. (Ps 126) Today, the church celebrates the optional Memorial of Saint January, bishop and martyr. Januarius was a third-century bishop and martyr who may have …

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GOP candidate for Nevada government. says he will fight abortion ban in the United States

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The GOP nominee for Nevada governor said Thursday he would fight a nationwide ban on abortion if Congress passes one. “This is the vote of the people of the state of Nevada, and I will support this,” Joe Lombardo, who is generally anti-abortion, told reporters while …

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Church helps provide drinking water to villages in Peru

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has helped construct two wells in the Monsefú district of the province of Chiclayo, Peru, which will provide drinking water to rural communities. The water wells each include a cabin, submersible pump, elevated tank and house connections. One was inaugurated on August …

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Pope Francis: Gertrude Detzel “brought the love of Christ to the world”

In his address to the clergy of Kazakhstan on Thursday morning, Pope Francis cited the example of Gertrude Detzel – a Russian-German laywoman in the process of being beatified – who “brought the love of Christ to the world” despite having lived at a time of great Christian persecution. By …

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Pr. Blaine remembered as a humble priest who worked tirelessly in the service of the Gospel

Friday, September 16, 2022 IC photo/Marie Mischel + Expand Bishop Oscar A. Solis celebrates a funeral Mass Sept. 8 for Father James Blaine, who served in the Diocese of Salt Lake City for 45 years. By Marie Mischel Intermountain Catholic SALT LAKE CITY — Father James Blaine, a retired priest …

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Marian art at the Walters

For an abundance of devotional art, the Walters Art Museum just up the road and near the Basilica of the Assumption in downtown Baltimore is the destination to seek out – and perhaps the best in the United States. On a recent visit, more than 60 different images of the …

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Obituary: Rev. Richard E. Senghas, MD

Rev. Richard E. Senghas, MD SCARBOROUGH – The Reverend Richard E. Senghas, MD, 94, a resident of the Piper Shores community in Scarborough, died September 10, 2022 of natural causes. He lived an extraordinary life – a loving husband, father of seven, respected orthopedic surgeon and, in his later years, …

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Chandigarh | Defendant in instant loan fraud case funneled money to China via shell companies

The Chinese national and 20 other people, arrested for extorting money from people after offering instant loans, were funneling money to their handlers in China through shell companies, investigations have found. Chandigarh Police Superintendent (SP Cyber ​​Crime Investigation Unit) Ketan Bansal said: “It has been discovered that the money which …

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Donna Hiller | Obituaries | Mankato Free Press

Donna M. Hiller, 85, of Good Thunder, died Monday, September 12, 2022 at Mapleton Community Home after 13 years of battling Alzheimer’s disease. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Good Thunder. Visiting hours will be Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. …

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St John The Baptist Anglican Cathedral in Bulawayo holds a church service for the late Queen Elizabeth

By Bulawayo Correspondent The Anglican Cathedral of St John the Baptist in BULAWAYO held a Sunday church service in memory of Britain’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, with some of the faithful reliving the monarch’s visit to the church in 1991. Queen Elizabeth died Friday at the age of 96 …

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Russia shows the true face of evil in its war against Ukraine – Catholic Philly

Gina Christian By Gina Christian • Posted on September 12, 2022 After mass the other week, I spent a few moments chatting with a friend who works as a psychiatric nurse in a downtown hospital. Her demanding schedule often leaves her with little time to change before coming to church, …

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Recent creation of Nigerian bishop as cardinal hailed as ‘elevating local church’

In his message of goodwill during the Eucharistic celebration on September 8, the President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorjipraised the “newest and youngest Nigerian cardinal” and commended him for being a witness to the faith “in difficult times.” Recalling the circumstances that …

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FDNY 57 Battalion holds 9/11 procession at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral

Sep 11, 2022, 9:44 p.m.Updated 53 months ago By: News 12 Staff A delegation of FDNY members crossed the Brooklyn Bridge to St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral on Sunday for a special mass commemorating 9/11. Members of FDNY Battalion 57 led a procession to the church, carrying flags for each of the …

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When the country loses

September is cryptic with events that remind us of our homeland in Mexico. Considering that a homeland of birth or adoption is “the land to which a person feels connected for legal, cultural, historical or emotional reasons”, what does this mean and how, in other latitudes , events in other …

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Child abuse survivor set to take Anglican Church of Tasmania to court in legal precedent

The first time Harvey* claimed to have been sexually abused as a child was at a religious camp in the 1980s. Key points: Man says he was abused while at church-hosted camp by notorious pedophile priest He signed a deal in the 1990s for $34,000 to take no further action, …

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Catholic Church works to fight ‘fake news’ in Brazil’s election campaign

SÃO PAULO – Although the electoral campaign officially began on August 16, the attacks against the two main candidates for the presidency of Brazil – current President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, commonly known as Lula – continue have multiplied on social networks since last …

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Royal family divorces over the years

She was a fairytale princess in her puffy white dress at their July 29, 1981 wedding at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Princess Diana, 20, was 13 years younger than her single fiancé. Millions of people around the world watched the royal vows, but one guest inside the cathedral was particularly noteworthy: …

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St. Joseph’s Church celebrates the anniversary of the birth of Mother Mary

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): The anniversary of the birth of Mother Mary was celebrated on Thursday with all devotion and religious fervor. The nine-day novena which began on August 30 with the raising of Mother Mary’s flag ended on September 8, when Mother Mary’s birthday was celebrated on Thursday. Prayers were …

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St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in The Woodlands set to open $4.5 million chapel

Tiling work, some window additions, the uncovering of pews and a few finishing touches are all that is needed before the new chapel at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in The Woodlands is complete. As the church community and The Woodlands grew, it became more difficult for St. Anthony …

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“Mother Mary is an image of God’s love” – ​​Father Vinod Lobo at Rosario Cathedral Messe Monti Festh

‘Mother Mary is an Image of the Love of God. Make her a role model for your family’ – Father Vinod Lobo, assistant parish priest at Rosario Cathedral Messe Monti Festh September 8, 2022 Mangaluru: Many churches in Mangaluru and Dakshina Kannada celebrated the BIGGEST Mangalorian Catholic festival, ‘MONTI FESTH’ …

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Land sharks watch 206-year-old church in Burdwan

The fencing around an old church, declared a heritage structure in 2006, has sparked tensions in the town of Burdwan and some of the visitors to the church have demanded the intervention of the civic body and the local MP in the matter. Some of the local Christian community suspect …

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Grand Reception Given to Cardinal Poola Anthony in Hyderabad – The New Indian Express

By Express press service HYDERABAD: Cardinal Poola Anthony arrived in Hyderabad on Sunday morning from Vatican City for a grand reception hosted by the Congregation of the Fathers at Shamshabad Airport. He was accompanied to his residence by priests and members of the clergy, where he met his relatives and …

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JP’s Blessed Sacrament could see new life as affordable housing, performance space

Those close to the project say they are thrilled to give the church a new two-pronged mission: to ease Boston’s housing crisis and energize the neighborhood’s burgeoning Afro-Latin arts scene. “We’re the only one that hasn’t been turned into luxury condos,” said Cisnell Baez, Hyde Square Task Force alumnus and …

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Travel: Spokane Postcard | Living News

Spokane’s iconic pavilion is a holdover from Expo ’74, the World’s Fair it hosted in 1974. | Denis Lennox Spokane should be at the top of your list of places to visit. Washington State’s second largest city has something to see and do for everyone. There’s also a noticeable sense …

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Ethiopia’s Catholic bishops ‘deeply saddened’ by renewed fighting in Tigray

“Ethiopian forces along with Amhara special forces and Amhara militias launched a large-scale attack around 5 a.m.,” Tigray Television was quoted as reporting on August 31. In their September 2 statement, the Catholic Bishops of Ethiopia regret that the warring parties are returning to war amid myriad challenges, saying the …

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Laudato Si’s Message Gets Extra Attention As Season Of Creation Opens

WASHINGTON, DC — As pastor of Francis Xavier Church in Moundsville, West Virginia, Father That Son Nguyen listens to the needs of the world all around. From a pregnant mother with young children — who needs a crib or stroller — to environmental threats — from a proposed cracker factory …

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Michael ‘Mike’ Small | News, Sports, Jobs

COLUMBIANA — Michael “Mike” Little, 80, of Columbiana died suddenly on Wednesday August 31, 2022. Mike was born August 1, 1942 in Dover, the son of the late Charles and Irene Monti Little. Michael was a teacher for 34 years, including four years on the Navajo …

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Local People: The Anderson Family – The Resident Community News Group, Inc.

Posted on September 2, 2022 By the editor Columns, local people, our community The Anderson family For the Reverend Mark Anderson, his new post as assistant dean at St. John’s Cathedral feels like coming home. Anderson grew up in Jacksonville and graduated from Bolles in 2006. While he enjoyed academic …

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“A day in the life of a priest”

The natives of the parish share their priestly experiences with a group of women LINCOLN (SNR) – St. Teresa of Lincoln’s Parish Women’s Events Committee hosted “A Day in the Life of a Priest” on Aug. 13. Three former parish members who became priests for the Diocese of Lincoln presented …

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Colin Barr – Keough School

Skill modern Ireland; Catholicism; British political history; migration history At Keough School Colin Barr is Professor of Modern Irish History at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. He is director of the Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland, who is housed …

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The Catholic Foundation of Utah helps meet the needs of the diocese

Friday 02 Sep 2022 Howard Lemke Special for Intermountain Catholics The Diocese of Salt Lake City has many needs, large and small – from constructing a new building to maintaining a parish’s flowerbeds – that are often first recognized by individuals within our community. To that end, The Catholic Foundation …

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Gorbachev and Saint John Paul were very fond of each other

Pope John Paul II greets Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev at the Vatican on December 1, 1989. Gorbachev, who died on August 30, 2022 in Moscow after a long illness, met Pope John Paul several times, and the two often exchanged words of appreciation for each other. (CNS photo/Luciano Mellace, Reuters) …

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New priest at Saint-Joseph | New

Father Robert Gross was called to serve at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue. Succeeding Fr. Dennis Miller in the position, Fr. Gross was officially installed last Monday night by Archbishop Jackels of Dubuque. Father Gross is from Racine, Wisconsin, where he graduated in the late 1990s. He attended Loras …

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What regular Mass attendance means for American Catholics

A Reflection for Wednesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time After leaving the synagogue, Jesus entered Simon’s house. (Luke 4:38) Over the past year, I have looked at a lot of data on American Catholics: how old they are, their race and ethnicity, what percentage of them live in …

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Persecution in Nicaragua, about which Colombia remained silent at the OAS

Anarchy and unrest reign in Nicaragua. And the whole world has spoken. Recently, there was an outcry from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who assured that “He is deeply concerned about the severe closure of civil and democratic space in Nicaragua and the recent actions against civil society organizations, including …

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Buffalo Next: Hospitals at WNY and beyond are still spending BIG on travel workers |

The headline of an article in the Wall Street Journal at the end of July read: “Traveling-Nurse Bubble Bursts,” noting that the days of the pandemic when a traveling nurse could earn $10,000 a week were ending. . But even though salaries are no more than half a million dollars …

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Former St. Mary’s pastor named among ‘credibly accused priests’

A priest who once worked at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Padanaram is among those added to the list of “credibly accused” clergy in the Diocese of Fall River last week. The diocese said the Reverend John Gomes, who retired from St. Mary’s in 2012, is accused of sexually abusing …

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Man who was hired to fake mass shooting by Catholic charity accused of making terror threats

A Nebraska man hired by a charity to fake a mass shooting has been charged with making terrorist threats. The Omaha World Herald reported John Channels was advised to make the exercise realistic. The simulation caused chaos among employees who thought the exercise was real. Loading Something is loading. A …

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Parishioners remember life of Gary Bishop Emeritus Dale Melczek serving church and community – Chicago Tribune

The Catholic faithful gathered on Sunday to say goodbye to Bishop Emeritus Dale J. Melczek, third bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gary. Melczek’s body, laid in a modest wooden casket, was escorted into the Cathedral of the Holy Angels in Gary by the Knights of Columbus honor guard …

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U. of Chile vs. U. Catholic & More Latest News Here

National Championship Universidad Católica beat Universidad de Chile 0-3 in the classic for the 23rd date of the national championship. By Milan Vrsalovic 2022-08-27 16:55 CLT 2022-08-27 16:55 CLT © An agency0-3 triumph of the Catholics against the U at the National Stadium. Universidad Católica won the Clásico Universitario 195 …

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Obituary of Thomas E. Clifford Jr.

CLIFFORD, Thomas E., Jr. beloved brother, uncle, teacher, coach, mentor and friend passed away peacefully on August 25, 2022 in Framingham, MA. Born August 21, 1946 in Norwood, MA, Tom was the first of five children born to the late Thomas E. Clifford, Sr. and Doris L. (Burrell) Clifford. Tom …

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Christians and Hindus work together to renovate Columbus home for Hindu priest

Christian and Hindu volunteers worked side by side to refurbish the priest’s rectory at the new Sri Ganesh Mandir Hindu Temple on Goeller Road on the west side of Columbus. Photo submitted Call it a story of harmony between two different bands who have found solid common ground under the …

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Around the diocese this fall

Saturday, August 27, 2022 Fall 2022 is shaping up to be a busy season across our Diocese with exciting events, occasions, and opportunities ahead. Keep reading to learn more about what’s coming and how you can get involved. Digital Missionary Training Day The Department of Communications hosted a Digital Missionary …

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How the Joy of Instant Loans Can Get Ugly

mini Loan sharks peaked in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, which ravaged businesses and put millions out of work around the world. They attack digital ecosystems by promising quick cash to those running from pillar to pillar for a new job or to earn quick cash to meet expenses. …

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Indianapolis Catholic leads Pope’s global plan to care for the earth – Catholic Philly

By John Shaughnessy • Catholic News Service • Published August 26, 2022 INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — John Mundell considers it “an incredible honor” to have been recently chosen as the director of the global effort to put into action Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’, on the care of our commune house …

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Young Poles abandon ‘frozen’ Catholic church

Published on: 08/26/2022 – 12:06Amended: 08/26/2022 – 12:01 Warsaw (AFP) – It is still one of the most Catholic countries in Europe, but Poland is experiencing rapid secularization, especially among younger generations. “The children in my classes hardly know who Adam and Eve were,” said Dawid Gospodarek, a journalist with …

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I’m so glad I had a wedding in the Catholic Church, and thank you, Father Joe

Much has been said about the future of the Catholic Church in recent weeks. This got me thinking about my own experience of getting married in the church last year. Such a choice could be considered unusual for someone my age (then 30). Most of the wedding ceremonies I attended …

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See Peterborough’s first ‘little house’ for homeless people

Peterborough’s first ‘little house’ for homeless people will be on traveling display at Grace United Church, St. Peter-in-Chains Cathedral, Emmanuel United Church and the Purple Onion Festival from August 27-25 September 2022. Supported by Fundraising by Grace United Church and built by local businesses and volunteers, the model sleeping cabin …

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Catholics ‘optimistic’ on Ukraine’s Independence Day, despite fear of attacks

Warsaw, Poland – Many Ukrainian Catholics remain ‘optimistic and determined’ despite fears of increased Russian attacks on Ukraine’s independence day, a senior priest said, adding that parish life was also continuing under heavy surveillance in occupied areas. “With martial law in effect, the festivities have been called off, so as …

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What future for the Catholic Church in Ireland? – The Irish Times

This month, a document was sent to the Vatican by the Catholic Church in Ireland which has been described as “explosive, life-altering, dogma-altering, church-altering”. The document demands changes in the attitude of the Church towards women, LGBTI+ people, divorced or remarried people and single parents and calls for the removal …

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Catholic Archbishop of Religious Leaders

Bishop Kaigama said religious leaders must be “terribly” worried about the political situation in the country as “bad politics and bad governance” have led to the suffering of young Nigerians. “Because of bad politics and bad governance, our young people, discouraged and crippled by socio-economic conditions at home, are desperate …

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Father Stan Swamy: Courageous Indian Priest Accused of Terrorism

On January 1, 1818, the British army of 800 Dalit soldiers defeated a battalion of 2,000 made up almost entirely of elite high-caste Brahmins. The battle was one of many confrontations that ultimately led to the British overthrow of the ruling Peshwa. Today, thousands of Dalits gather every year in …

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The cathedral will welcome thousands of visitors for Brisbane Open House this Saturday

Guides and hosts at SAINT Stephen’s Cathedral prepare for heavy foot traffic as Brisbane Open Day returns this weekend for the first time since the pandemic. Cathedral guides and reception chair Dr Barbara Reynolds-Hutchinson said they had seen around 3,000 people come through the doors in previous years. She said …

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King’s College contributes to the economic and cultural life of downtown Wilkes-Barre

These stories should not be about us. Over the past few months, we’ve used our weekly Diamond City Partnership/Downtown Rebound page to talk to business and institutional leaders in downtown Wilkes-Barre about why they chose downtown as their place of operation, why they stayed and how they rebounded from the …

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The protesting priest

You are not logged in as a Premium user; we rely on Premium users to support our reporting. Login or register today! Your browser does not support the video tag. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION One of our speakers at the Call to Action Convention is Fr. Stéphane Imbarrato. …

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Relics of Saint Bernadette – tour dates

In September and October this year, the relics of Saint Bernadette will travel on pilgrimage to England, Scotland and Wales for the very first time. This once-in-a-lifetime event will be an opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the special gifts and charisms of Lourdes, at a …

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The Sins of the High Court Supreme Catholics

As part of the Vatican’s war against “modernism” in 1899, Pope Leo XIII condemned as heresy the set of principles known as “Americanism”. But, in 1965, at the Second Vatican Council, the Church had begun to embrace these so-called odious ideas: pluralism, the separation of Church and State, the primacy …

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Forum calls for synod intervention to restore peace – The New Indian Express

By Express press service KOCHI: The Syro-Catholic Liturgical Forum, a body of priests from various dioceses of the Syro-Malabar Church, urged the Synod to bring peace by restoring the Mass to the people. The call was made by the forum following the ongoing Synod at Mount St Thomas in Kakkanad. …

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Christian Aid: the new Prime Minister must act to help Afghans survive

Emergency food aid. Image: Christian Aid Source: Christian help Christian Aid, challenged the next Prime Minister to end the British government’s drift and backwardness on Afghanistan. To mark one year since Taliban forces overthrew the elected government, Christian Aid warns that it is essential that whoever becomes British Prime Minister …

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AP PHOTOS: Spiritual and material mix at Greek mid-August holiday

By THANASSIS STAVRAKIS August 17, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/religion-greece-2ad616d4d567e45e38929d8a4eac73ff KEA, Greece (AP) — Mixing the spiritual with the material, mid-August marks the height of the Greek summer season that draws throngs of city dwellers to their ancestral villages. The August 15 feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is a …

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A nightmare for the Catholic Church: the pope in a coma

(RNS) – Despite repeatedly saying he has no plans to retire, Pope Francis recently made it clear that if he was ever too ill to perform his duties, he would resign from his post. , while doing it differently from his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. But what if Francis, or …

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Portland Catholic Center for Faith set to debut this fall

PORTLAND – “It is such an accomplishment to witness firsthand the joy and awe that radiate from the face of someone who has come to a new understanding of God.” The words of Fr. Seamus Griesbach, pastor of the Portland Peninsula and Island parishes, perfectly sums up a new initiative …

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Bolsonaro: Brazil’s polarizing far-right president

Jair Bolsonaro, far-right deputy and former amry officer, gives a thumbs up to supporters in October 2018 during the second round of presidential elections, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Copyright AFP/File MAURO PIMENTEL Four years after bursting in to shake up a Brazil disgusted with the usual politics, far-right …

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Our Lady of Vailankanni Center in Kalmady has been declared a Diocesan Shrine of Udupi

Our Lady of Vailankanni Center in Kalmady has been declared a Diocesan Shrine of Udupi Udupi: Proclamation and Dedication of Our Lady of Vailankanni Center at Stella Maris Church, Kalmady was officially declared a diocesan sanctuary on August 15, 2022, during the solemn Eucharistic Mass at 10:00 a.m. The decree …

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Pastor: Catholic Church to celebrate the 140th

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aspen is preparing for a landmark celebration of its 140th anniversary. A weekend of activities will include a teen night out on Friday August 26th and a family barbecue picnic on Saturday August 27th. Both days will feature a talk by internationally renowned Catholic speaker …

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St. Mary of the Assumption in Lancaster now a minor basilica

Pope Francis named St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Lancaster on Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus’ first minor basilica. The designation is given to churches outside Rome by the pope because of their architectural beauty, historical significance, liturgical fame, or a combination, depending on the Diocese of Columbus. …

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Mass priest furloughed amid misconduct investigation

A Massachusetts priest has been placed on administrative leave as he faces allegations of misconduct. The Diocese of Fall River said Reverend Rodney E. Thibault of Lord Parish Transfiguration in North Attleborough was placed on leave from priestly ministry by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha a few weeks ago. According …

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Lalong apologizes to Catholic Church for comments about pope – The Eagle Online

Tinubu Shettima Presidential Campaign Council Chief Executive and Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has apologized to the Catholic Church for his recent comments about the pope. Lalong apologized in a letter Friday to the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria. Recall that the Governor had while defending his …

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Nicaraguan police ban religious processions in the capital

Placeholder while loading article actions MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan police have banned a religious procession scheduled for Saturday in the capital, the latest sign of tensions between the government and the Roman Catholic Church. The Archdiocese of Managua urged worshipers to come directly and peacefully to the cathedral on Saturday …

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Why the world’s largest cross and its guardians are under imminent threat in Spain

Earlier this year, Guinness World Records recognized the Basilica Cross as the largest free-standing cross in the world. It was measured at 152.4 meters (500 feet) high. The record books also include the basilica, 260 meters (853 feet) long, the longest in the world. Built between 1940 and 1958, the …

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Some Suspects of Pentecost Sunday Attack on Catholic Church in Nigeria Arrested (Governor)

In a June 23 press conferenceThe Ondo State Commander of the Security Network Agency, known as “Corps Amotekun”, told reporters that all suspects linked to the Pentecost Sunday attack on the Church Catholic would eventually be arrested. “Regarding the Owo incident, we have recovered the last vehicle they used for …

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Vandalized Mayer-Marton Mural in Oldham Church Receives Grade II Status | Greater Manchester

A stunning mural created in a Catholic church by a Jewish refugee from the Nazis has been saved from destruction, decay and vandalism after being Grade II listed by the British government. The Crucifixion, by the leading artist of the 20th century George Mayer-Martonis a rare combination of mosaic and …

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Asylum seekers will be allowed entry as DHS ends ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy – Catholic Philly

By Rhina Guidos • Catholic Press Service • Published on August 10, 2022 WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Aug. 8 it was set to end, “in a quick and orderly manner,” a Trump-era policy that keeps claimants asylum out of the country while they wait …

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Spanish lawyer appoints bishops and priests encouraging conversion therapy

An example is provided by the American website Positive Approaches To Healthy Sexuality (PATH). His $150 “counsellor training program,” designed for therapists and ministry leaders who would, in turn, “help” LGBTIQ people change their “same-sex attraction” and enter heterosexual relationships . The training includes over 18 hours of recordings and …

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St. Hilary’s Catholic Church in Raceland will hold a mass in Cajun French

The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux is honoring Cajun culture next week by hosting its annual mass in French. The diocese has been running a service where music and sermons have been held in Cajun French since the mid-2000s, according to the director of the diocesan worship office, the Reverend Glenn LeCompte. …

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“Listen to the cry of the people of Haiti. Religious orders call for international intervention in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CNS)—Religious orders working in Haiti have called on the international community to intervene directly to combat the reign of terror by armed gangs, which they have called “evil, frightening and unacceptable.” The same gangs are responsible for nearly four kidnappings a day in 2022 and violence that has …

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