Michigan AG to announce new abuse charges against Catholic priests

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CNA Staff, Sep 30, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Michigan attorney general Dana Nessel told local news this week that she plans to announce new charges against “a dozen or more” priests in the state, as part of a now two-year long investigation into abuse by Catholic clergy. Nessel had most recently announced on Sept. […]

Los Angeles archbishop to lead ‘virtual rosary’ for US

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CNA Staff, Sep 30, 2020 / 03:28 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles will lead a ‘virtual rosary’ Oct. 7, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, to seek Mary’s intercession for the United States. “Our hope is to unite Catholic people from across the country in a moment of prayer for […]

Bishop: Claims that Church in Belarus being used by US ‘complete nonsense’

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CNA Staff, Sep 30, 2020 / 12:03 pm (CNA).- The Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev on Tuesday denied reports from Russia’s foreign intelligence agency that the Church in Belarus is being used by the US, calling them “complete nonsense, fake information.” “Some media outlets published information provided by the head of Russia’s foreign […]

Bishop: Claims that Church in Belarus being used by US ‘complete nonsense’

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CNA Staff, Sep 30, 2020 / 12:03 pm (CNA).- The Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev on Tuesday denied reports from Russia’s foreign intelligence agency that the Church in Belarus is being used by the US, calling them “complete nonsense, fake information.” “Some media outlets published information provided by the head of Russia’s foreign […]

Pompeo: Nowhere is religious freedom more under assault than in China

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Rome, Italy, Sep 30, 2020 / 11:00 am (CNA).- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Rome Wednesday that the Chinese government is the world’s worst persecutor of religious believers and that the Church is in a unique position to stand up for those whose religious freedom is being oppressed. “Nowhere is religious freedom […]

Pompeo: Nowhere is religious freedom more under assault than in China

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Rome, Italy, Sep 30, 2020 / 11:00 am (CNA).- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Rome Wednesday that the Chinese government is the world’s worst persecutor of religious believers and that the Church is in a unique position to stand up for those whose religious freedom is being oppressed. “Nowhere is religious freedom […]

South Africa Bishop Says Corruption Should be Treated as Treason

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By Paul Tatu Corruption, the number one threat to our heritage When thinking of South Africa’s heritage; our rich diversity, vibrant history, extraordinary natural beauty, and fascinating landmarks, come first to mind. Today we celebrate our heritage as South Africans. Our country has started to acknowledge the rich heritage of the Khoi, the Afrikaner, the […]

Vatican’s UN Observer Addresses Pandemic

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By ZENIT Staff Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, addressed the Annual High-Level Meeting of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Group of Friends on Shaping A Better World: Building Cohesive And Inclusive Societies In A Challenging Covid-19 Environment at the United Nations, New […]

Pope Names New Leader of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dhaka, Bangladesh

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By ZENIT Staff The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the metropolitan archdiocese of Dhaka, Bangladesh, presented by His Eminence Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C. At the same time, the Pope appointed Bishop Bejoy Nicephorus D’Cruze, O.M.I., of Sylhet, as archbishop of the same metropolitan see. The post Pope Names New […]