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Parishes join Portland's Gay Pride parade despite archbishop's directive
Several Catholic parishes in Portland, Oregon, sent representatives to the city's Gay Pride parade on June 16, in defiance of a directive from Archbishop Alexander Sample.
Although the ...
Pope meets with president of European Commission
Pope Francis met on June 15 with José Manuel Durao Barroso, the president of the European Commission.
A Vatican statement released after the meeting reported that the Pope had spoken ...
Utah man shot during Mass
A man was shot in the head during Sunday Mass at a church in Ogden, Utah, on June 17.
Charles Jennings was arrested on charges of shooting his father-in-law, in the head. The victim, ...
Schoolteacher dismissed because ex-husband poses a threat
A Catholic-school teacher in the San Diego archdiocese has been informed that she will not be re-hired because her ex-husband could pose a danger to her students.
Carie Charlesworth was ...
Pope meets new Venezuelan leader, discusses situation after Chavez
Pope Francis met with Venezuela's President Nicolaus Maduro Moros at the Vatican on June 17, for discussions that centered on the country's situation after the recent death of President ...
Chinese pro-life activist says Beijing pressured NYU to end his fellowship
Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese pro-life activist who came to the US after an international incident in 2012, is losing his fellowship at New York University (NYU), and charges that the ...
Populorum Progressio Foundation backs community self-help projects in Latin America
The administrative council of the Populorum Progressio Foundation, the papal charity that funds self-help projects for the poor in Latin America, will hold a meeting in Arequipa, Peru this ...
Nigerian churches burned; Boko Haram suspected
Four Christian churches in northern Nigeria were bombed and burned over the weekend, in attacks attributed to the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Jos, ...
Vatican cleric named to key post at Vatican bank
Msgr. Battista Mario Salvatore Ricca has been named as the "ad interim" prelate of the Vatican bank, the Institute for Religious Works (IOR).
The appointment is the first major ...
Leading Italian cardinal speaks frankly on Europe's decline, Syria's danger, Curial reform
Cardinal Angelo Scola of Milan spoke about the decline of Europe, the dangers associating with efforts to export democracy, and the need for reform of the Roman Curia, in a revealing ...