Lamborghini Donates 900,000 Euros to Pope From Auction of a Car

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By ZENIT Staff This afternoon, the Holy Father Francis met with the President of Lamborghini and the Directors of the OMAZE Foundation, which organized the charity auction of the “Lamborghini Hurricane” car, made available by the maker and signed by Pope Francis on November 15, 2017. The winner of the competition, a citizen of the […]

California Catholic Conference asks governor to veto college abortion bill

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Sacramento, Calif., Sep 17, 2019 / 12:05 am (CNA).- California legislators passed a bill Friday that would require all state universities to offer medication abortions, despite the objections of pro-life leaders. In a Sept. 16 statement, Andrew Rivas, executive director of the California Catholic Conference, encouraged California Governor Gavin Newsom to oppose the bill. “We […]

More than 2,000 aborted remains discovered at doctor’s home

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South Bend, Ind., Sep 16, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- An investigation has been launched by police after more than 2,000 remains of aborted children were found at the former home of late-term abortionist Dr. Ulrich “George” Klopfer in Will County, Illinois. Klopfer passed away on September 3. Nine days later, an attorney representing his […]

Marx says German ‘synod’ will proceed despite Vatican objections

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Munich, Germany, Sep 16, 2019 / 11:45 am (CNA).- The head of the German bishops’ conference told Vatican officials last week that addressing controversial theological topics during the German bishops’ proposed “binding synodal path” will be a service to the universal Church. “We hope that the results of forming an opinion [on these matters] in […]

Marx says German ‘synod’ will proceed despite Vatican objections

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Munich, Germany, Sep 16, 2019 / 11:45 am (CNA).- The head of the German bishops’ conference told Vatican officials last week that addressing controversial theological topics during the German bishops’ proposed “binding synodal path” will be a service to the universal Church. “We hope that the results of forming an opinion [on these matters] in […]

Bishops across Africa condemn ‘xenophobic’ attacks in South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa, Sep 16, 2019 / 09:10 am (CNA).- A wave of deadly attacks targeting African foreign nationals in South Africa has caught the attention of national and regional Church leaders, as affected countries have started repatriating their citizens from South Africa. “It is with dismay that we take note of the recent upsurge […]