Archive for September, 2018

Path to healing starts with seeking forgiveness, Cardinal Wuerl says

Path to healing starts with seeking forgiveness, Cardinal Wuerl says

| Mark Zimmermann | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A “Season of Healing” for sexual abuse survivors began in the Archdiocese of Washington with a Sept. 14 Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle.

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Christians without mercy live like worldly pagans, pope says

Christians without mercy live like worldly pagans, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christians are not defined by their baptism but by whether they live their lives according to God’s command to love their enemies, Pope Francis said.

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Down to earth: Vatican brings together world’s meteorite curators

Down to earth: Vatican brings together world’s meteorite curators

| Carol Glatz | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rocks, mineral debris and even dust from space are kept in special collections, museums and laboratories all over the world, and the Vatican Observatory took the first small step to help curators make a giant leap in coordinating their efforts globally.

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Pope expels Chilean priest found guilty of sex abuse

Pope expels Chilean priest found guilty of sex abuse

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A priest who was once hailed as a champion of human rights in Chile was expelled from the priesthood by Pope Francis after being found guilty of sexual abuse.

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The meaning of life is love, pope says

The meaning of life is love, pope says

| Carol Glatz | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, more than ever, the world needs a revolution of tenderness, Pope Francis said.

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Algerian martyrs to be beatified in Algeria Dec. 8

Algerian martyrs to be beatified in Algeria Dec. 8

| Cindy Wooden | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The beatification of 19 martyrs of Algeria, including the seven Trappist monks of Tibhirine, will be celebrated Dec. 8 in Oran, Algeria, the country’s bishops announced.

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Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The president of Mozambique announced that Pope Francis plans to visit the country next year.

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Church officials in Philippines prepare ‘surge team’ for super typhoon

Church officials in Philippines prepare ‘surge team’ for super typhoon

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The social action arm of the Philippine Catholic Church has convened its “surge team” as super Typhoon Mangkhut threatened the country in mid-September.

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Carolinas brace for hurricane; seminary dedication is set to go on

Carolinas brace for hurricane; seminary dedication is set to go on

| Patricia L. Guilfoyle | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, leaders in the Diocese of Charlotte leaders began taking precautions and staying in the loop with North Carolina emergency management officials.

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To Europe’s periphery: Pope to visit Baltic nations in late September

To Europe’s periphery: Pope to visit Baltic nations in late September

| Cindy Wooden | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will travel to the eastern periphery of Europe to honor a faith that withstood a Nazi invasion and five decades of communist dictatorship and now is striving to help people live in freedom as authentic disciples of Christ.

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Holy Hour of Reparation and Prayers for Healing Sept. 15

Holy Hour of Reparation and Prayers for Healing Sept. 15

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda will preside over the Holy Hour, which will include exposition of the Eucharist and the praying of the penitential psalms.

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Women’s Catholic leadership program officially launches

Women’s Catholic leadership program officially launches

| Carol Zimmermann | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Catholic women’s leadership organization, the GIVEN Institute, which aims to encourage and train young women in leadership roles in the church and society, officially launched Sept. 12.

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