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Pope reiterates Church’s ‘zero tolerance’ on abuse of minors

Pope reiterates Church’s ‘zero tolerance’ on abuse of minors

By Hannah Brockhaus, CNA/EWTN News

Thursday in a written speech Pope Francis reiterated the Catholic Church’s commitment to the protection of minors from sexual abuse, stating that the Church will continue to take a “zero tolerance” stance against offenders.

“Let…


Pope Francis prays for Mexico during this ‘moment of sorrow’

Pope Francis prays for Mexico during this ‘moment of sorrow’

By Hannah Brockhaus, CNA/EWTN News

On Wednesday, Pope Francis expressed his closeness to the people of Mexico after they suffered a devastating earthquake Sept. 19, asking for the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe for all those who have died or…


US Senate committee advances bill to aid Christians in Iraq

US Senate committee advances bill to aid Christians in Iraq

By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News

A Senate committee on Tuesday voted to advance a bill that seeks to ensure U.S. aid reaches Christian genocide victims in Iraq.

“The vote from this morning is an important step toward providing relief for those…


Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released, is headed to India

Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released, is headed to India

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

After more than 18 months of questions and uncertainty regarding the fate of Fr Tom Uzhunnalil following his abduction by militants in Yemen, the priest has finally been set free and is on his way home…


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Catholic Charities Appeal: Vision2019

Catholic Charities Appeal: Vision2019

The annual Catholic Charities Appeal will get underway this weekend with Catholics around the diocese asked to pledge $4,305,000.00.

Pledge cards with brochure, letters and a return envelope have been mailed to every parishioner.

The number of people who depend…


A weekend for your marriage

A weekend for your marriage

For over four decades, Worldwide Marriage Encounter has been a leading movement in offering married couples the gift of a weekend experience to enrich their relationship.

If you have been married for many years, the weekend can help you enhance…


Benedictine Brother Augustine Campion dies at 74

Benedictine Brother Augustine Campion dies at 74

It is with heavy hearts that Abbot Cletus and the monks of St. Bernard Abbey announce the death of our confrere, Brother Augustine "Gus" Campion, O.S.B. on Friday, September 8.
Brother Gus professed his vows as a monk of…


St. George Melkite Church annual festival

St. George Melkite Church annual festival

St. George Melkite Catholic Church, 425 16th Avenue So., in Birmingham, will hold its annual festival Sept. 14-16. For 36 parishioners have prepared and served homemade Middle Eastern food to thousands of visitors from Birmingham and its surrounding areas.

Falafel…


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St. Theresa Parish in Leeds to hold festival

September 30 - September 30