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The Funeral Mass for French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018, in the Vatican Basilica.  Cardinal Angelo, Dean of the College of Cardinals, will preside.Cardinal Tauran was President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue. He died on the evening of July 5, 2018, in the United States, at the age of 75.  His death was announced by Vatican media the following day. The French cardinal was described as...
The Funeral Mass for French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018, in the Vatican Basilica.  Cardinal Angelo, Dean of the College of Cardinals, will preside.Cardinal Tauran was President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue. He died on the evening of July 5, 2018, in the United States, at the age of 75.  His death was announced by Vatican media the following day. The French cardinal was described as...
Fr. Richmond Nilo of Cabanatuan Diocese was gunned down on June 10 as he was about to celebrate Sunday Mass.By Robin GomesThe Catholic Church of the Philippines has condemned the killing of a priest in the northern province of Nueva Ecija on Sunday, less than a week after another priest was hurt in a shootout in Laguna province. Philippine bishops' condemnation“We are deeply saddened and terribly disturbed that another priest is brutally killed,” read astatement by...
The Holy See's Press Office announces that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of three Chilean Bishops--two for reasons of having reached the age limit.Diocese of Osorno, ChileThe Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the diocese of Osorno, Chile, presented by His Excellency Msgr. Juan Barros Madrid.The Holy Father has appointed as Apostolic Administratorsede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same diocese of Osorno, Chile...
Through the Vatican’s Secretary of State, Pope Francis sends a message to the participants of the 40th Anniversary of the Neocatechumenal Way in Berlin.The Neocatechumenal Way celebrated its 40th anniversary on June 9 and 10 in Berlin. Among the events marking this anniversary were: A Eucharist celebrated in thanksgiving, the presentation of the book entitles Annotations by Kiko Argüello, and a Symphonic-Catechetical celebration entitled “The Suffering of the...
Bishop Kevin Doran of the Diocese of Elphin on May 26, 2018, stressed in a pastoral message that: “Every human being without exception has an inherent right to life which comes from God, in whose image we are all made.”His message came in the wake of the May 25 referendum in Ireland in which two-thirds of voters approved the repeal of the 8th amendment to the Irish Constitutions, which prohibited abortion except when necessary to save the mother’s life.Bishop Doran, who...
Pope Francis to meet with second group of Chilean abuse victimsThe Holy See’s Press Office announces that Pope Francis will meet with a second group of Fr Fernando Karadima’s victims from June 1-3 2018.By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis, fspIn a communication issued on Wednesday by the Holy See’s Press Office, other victims of Fr Fernando Karadima’s abuse, or that of his followers, at the parish of Sagrado Corazón de Providencia (“El Bosque”) in Chile will meet...
The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies of Jordan and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue discussed the dignity of human life during their colloquium in Amman, May 9-10.By Robin GomesThe Vatican and a Jordanian institute dedicated to inter-faith studies have issued a statement urging for the protection of and respect for human life, especially that of migrants, refugees and victims of human trafficking.  The call came from the delegates...
Alfie  Evans, the desperately ill toddler in the UK, was given Italian citizenship and two hospitals are ready to welcome him for treatment in Rome. Still, Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool removed his life support the on April 23, 2018 — and a day later the UK’s highest court has ruled that the child cannot be taken out of the country.“This represents the final chapter in the case of this extraordinary little boy,” according to the presiding judge, quoted by the BBC....
Despite Alfie being given Italian citizenship and two hospitals ready to welcome him and transport him with no cost, Alder Hey Hospital ‘unplugged’ the toddler last night.They said that Alfie would die within minutes…Nine hours later, Alfie was still breathing.Good news arrived this morning, written by Kate, Alfie’s mother, and reported in the Italian publication La Bussola Quotidiana, that little Alfie was not giving up and pushing through no matter any...
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has clarified that the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, must be celebrated by everyone, beginning this year.A “Notification” from the Church’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has clarified that the new Obligatory Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, must be celebrated in the Ordinary form of the Roman Rite beginning...
How can the Church in China today be “Fully Catholic and genuinely Chinese?” That was the question addressed March 26, 2018, by Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See.His remarks came at the international Conference held in Rome at the Faculty of Missiology of the Pontifical Gregorian University on the theme “Christianity in the Chinese Society: Impact, Interaction and Inculturation”.“It seems clear that the mission of the...
“I condemn again such acts of blind violence, which cause so much suffering and, praying fervently to God for the gift of peace.”Pope Francis expressed this in his telegram of condolences to the loved ones of the victims of Friday’s terrorist attacks in France’s Carcassonne and Trebes. Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin sent a telegram on behalf of the Holy Father to Bishop Alain Planet of Carcassonne and Narbonne, in Southern France...
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, on March 24, 2018, offered a gift to Pope Francis: the new edition of Oriente Cattolico, an initiative promoted by the Dicastery of Palazzo Bramante, published in collaboration with Valore Italiano Editore. The publication of the work takes place on the occasion of the celebrations for the Centenary of the foundation of the Congregation (1917-2017).Oriente Cattolico brings together...
Cairo (Agenzia Fides) - The Coptic Orthodox Church is increasing appeals and initiatives to remind its faithful of the "national duty" to participate in the upcoming Egyptian presidential elections, scheduled from 26 to 28 March. A message from the Coptic Orthodox Church in support of popular participation in the upcoming elections was also published by the Egyptian media, while in dioceses like that of Shubra al Khaymah "Citizenship Committees" organize political and social...