Vatican cancels US bishops’ vote on sex abuse reform measures
By Ed Condon, CNA/EWTN News
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference has told the American bishops that they will not vote on two key proposals which had been expected to form the basis for the Church’s response…
Capuchin priest arrested in Washington DC
By Catholic News Agency
A Capuchin priest was arrested in Washington D.C. Nov. 7 after he was accused of sexually abusing a teenager in 2015. Fr. Urbano Vazquez, OFM Cap., had served as parochial vicar of Shrine of the Sacred…
Francis makes appointments to Roman Rota, Vatican Court of Appeal
By CNA/EWTN News
Pope Francis appointed Thursday two lay lawyers to tribunals of the Holy See and Vatican City.
On Nov. 8 Enrico Ferrannini was appointed substitute promoter of justice for the Vatican Court of Appeal, and Maria Fratangelo was…
New group formed to oppose abortion in Mexico
By ACI Prensa
The new umbrella group Suma de Actores Sociales (United Social Actors) is calling citizens to stand up against efforts by president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador to legalize abortion, euthanasia and marijuana.
SUMAS was launched November 6 in…