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Duda vs Trzaskowski: The fight for Poland's futureOne is a Catholic social conservative, the other a pro-LGBT mayor. Who will win on Sunday?
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School paedophile quiz question blamed on ex-staff memberPupils were asked if Roman Catholics think purgatory is "a special hell" for paedophiles.
Black Catholics: Words are not enough as church decries racismNEW YORK — Black Roman Catholics are hearing their church’s leaders calling for racial justice once again after the killing of George Floyd, but this time they’re demanding not just words but..
Vatican urges Catholics to drop investments in fossil fuels, armsThe Vatican urged Catholics on Thursday to disinvest from the armaments and fossil fuel industries and to closely monitor companies in sectors such as mining to check if they are damaging the..
Catholic leaders condemn Priti Patel's immigration crackdown for shutting out people trying to 'contribute to society'Bishops also attack EU citizens left 'without legal status' and 'devastating consequences' of indefinite detention of torture-victims
Australia's Catholics are grateful to be able to celebrate their faith together againOnline masses have filled a void for families of faith during the COVID-19 restrictions placed on gatherings, but many have been craving an in-person reconnection to their community.
Trump’s Visits to Church and Shrine Draw Fierce Rebukes From D.C. ClergyThe Episcopal bishop Mariann Edgar Budde and the Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory said the president was using holy sites as political props.
Trump to visit Catholic shrine in DC amid criticism over 'photo op' at Episcopal church, clearing George Floyd protestDonald Trump will visit a Catholic shrine in Washington just hours after critics branded his visit to St. John's Episcopal Church a "photo op."
Former Mexican bishop shot in neck after getting caught in crossfireA former prominent Roman Catholic bishop on Monday said he was shot in the neck as he was traveling by car through his home state at the weekend.
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As Catholics mark 100 years since birth of John Paul, shadows remainThe Catholic Church on Monday marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Pope John Paul II but questions remained about whether he did enough against sexual abuse.
French Catholics celebrate mass in parking lotRoman Catholics in a town in eastern France were able to attend mass in their cars on Sunday, in the country's first drive-in religious service since the start of a lockdown eight weeks ago aimed at..
Coronavirus drains Vatican coffers as income falls, deficits loomLate last month, the Vatican announced the coronavirus pandemic had forced Pope Francis to postpone an annual fund raising campaign among Catholics worldwide to help him carry out his ministry.
South Carolina's Roman Catholic churches among the first in nation to reopenRoman Catholic churches across South Carolina reopened for services on Monday for the first time since a coronavirus-related shutdown began on March 17, allowing parishioners to attend Mass in person.
Public Masses in Italy to resume May 18, ending bitter Church-state riftItaly's government and Roman Catholic bishops signed an agreement on Thursday to allow the faithful to attend Masses again from later this month, ending a standoff between the Church and state over the..
Atlanta's archbishop installed by social distanceAtlanta's new archbishop was installed in a Mass that tweaked Catholic traditions to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic. (May 6)
Two of the largest Catholic archdioceses in U.S. reopen cemeteries for visitsTwo of the largest Roman Catholic archdioceses in America are opening up eight cemeteries for visitors in the New York City area on Sunday, after closing them weeks ago due to the new coronavirus..
Order of Malta: Grand Master Giacomo Dalla Torre dies at 75Giacomo Dalla Torre, the head of the Catholic chivalric group, helped smooth ties with the Vatican.
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Knights of Malta Grand Master who healed rift with Vatican diesGiacomo Dalla Torre, the Grand Master of the Knights of Malta who steered the global Catholic chivalric order and charity to reconciliation with the Vatican after a period of conflict, died on..
Italy's bishops attack Conte for extending ban on massRome (AFP) - Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte came under attack on Monday from Italy's Catholic bishops and even some of his own cabinet members for refusing to reintroduce mass once the coronavirus..
Italy bishops scold government for excluding Mass from lockdown easingItaly's Roman Catholic Church has reprimanded the government for not allowing the faithful to return to Masses at the start of a gradual staged end to Europe's longest coronavirus lockdown.
Pope postpones two mega-events by a year because of coronavirusPope Francis has postponed two major international Catholic Church events by a year because of the uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Vatican said on Monday.
Poland's parliament sends abortion bill to parliamentary commissionPoland's lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to send a bill on tightening abortion rules in the staunchly Catholic country to a parliamentary commission for further work.
Sri Lanka Catholic church 'forgives' 2019 Easter suicide bombersSri Lanka's Roman Catholic Church says it has forgiven the suicide bombers behind the attacks that killed at least 279 people last Easter. ......
Church confronts altered landscape after the trials of George PellThis week’s acquittal of Cardinal Pell assuages the anger and humiliation felt by many Catholics but leaves unchanged the most pressing task facing the church.
Pope guides locked-down world through virtual EasterVatican City: Church doors will be shut and the Vatican sealed off when Pope Francis leads 1.3 billion Catholics in Easter Sunday celebrations held under a worldwide coronavirus lockdown. Fear and..
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Pell has found justice but his remaining days won’t be peacefulNo fair-minded person would want Pell in jail if he didn’t commit the crime. But within the pews of the Catholic Church, people are divided about his travails.
Kenyans mourn Catholic Archbishop Ndingi Mwana a'NzekiOne of Kenya's most controversial clerics is being buried on Tuesday after he died at the age of 89.
Supreme Court won't hear Catholic Church challenge to ban on religious advertisingThe case would have been the latest example of religious freedom appeals to be heard by the conservative-leaning court.
Senior Italian cardinal, papal vicar for Rome, has coronavirusCardinal Angelo De Donatis, Pope Francis' vicar for the diocese of Rome, on Monday became the highest-ranking Catholic official known to test positive for coronavirus.
California Catholic church begins drive-up confessionals amid coronavirus outbreakA Catholic church in California has a drive-up confessional to deal with coronavirus outbreak restrictions.
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Catholics worldwide pray with pope for end to coronavirus pandemicCatholics around the world joined Pope Francis in praying the rosary on Thursday night to ask God to end the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more people in Italy than anywhere else.
Coronavirus: Do not kiss Holy Cross, says Archbishop GoaIn order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Roman Catholic Church in Goa on Saturday issued advisory asking people to not kiss the Holy Cross and urged priests to purify their hands with..
US Hispanic Catholics are future, but priest numbers dismalPHOENIX (AP) — Maria Chavira, a senior administrator in the Diocese of Phoenix, says Spanish-speaking Catholic parishes in her area are “bursting at the seams” and celebrates the emergence of..
English Catholic churches prepare to suspend MassChurches in England might live-stream services to avoid further spreading of the coronavirus.
Rome churches remain open after Catholics rail against 'Christ in quarantine'A cardinal on Friday modified his order to close Rome's churches to help contain the spread of coronavirus after Pope Francis cautioned against "drastic measures" and Catholics took to social media to..
Catholics rail against 'Christ in quarantine' church closures in RomeCatholics criticized a cardinal's order to close churches in Rome on Friday to help contain the spread of coronavirus and Pope Francis cautioned against "drastic measures".
Rome Catholic churches ordered closed due to coronavirus, unprecedented in modern timesRome's Catholic churches were ordered closed on Thursday because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a moved believed to be unprecedented in modern times.
WA bishop Christopher Saunders steps down amid 'revelations'The Catholic bishop for the Broome diocese in WA's Kimberley region has stood down amid reports he's at the centre of "bombshell revelations".
Trump campaign announces Wisconsin event shortly after White House advises to 'avoid crowding'Trump will hold an event for Catholic supporters in Wisconsin next week shortly after officials at the White House advised to 'avoid crowding.'
Catholic Italy adapts to religion in a time of coronavirusIt's hard being a Catholic in Italy these days.