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Joseph O’Brien
New book offers a Catholic Chinese perspective on Catholics in China.
Catholic News Agency
In 1922, Monsignor Bernard John Quinn established St. Peter Claver parish, Brooklyn's first church for African American Catholics.
Catholic News Agency
After having been convicted of five counts of sexual abuse of a minor in December 2018, Cardinal Pell was sentenced to serve six years in prison in March.
Jonah McKeown/CNA
Among the dead is Jason Paul Marshall, a seminarian of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Marshall was studying theology at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio.
Catholic News Agency
According to Press Association reports, the judges said they would issue a full explanation of their decision at a later date, but that the circumstances of the case were "unique."
Commentary
Father Brian Mullady, OP
COMMENTARY: One must respect the right of Rome to seek to abolish the death penalty, but one may also disagree as to whether this is a homogenous development of doctrine or merely a debate about circumstantial application of that doctrine.
Courtney Grogan/CNA
Pope Francis celebrated an outdoor evening Mass in Rome’s Casal Bertone neighborhood for the feast of Corpus Christi.
Anian Christoph Wimmer/CNA
The Apostolic Nuncio in Austria, Pedro Lopez Quintana, witnessed the protests but was not involved in the decision to cancel the game.
Courtney Grogan/CNA
The Solemnity of Corpus Christi, meaning the “Body of Christ” in Latin, is traditionally celebrated on the Thursday following Trinity Sunday or, in some countries including the United States and Italy, on the Sunday following that feast.
Catholic News Agency
After concluding its hearings, the tribunal said that it had unanimously determined that it was certain that Falun Gong is “a source--probably the principal source--of organs for forced organ harvesting."
Steven D. Greydanus
Philosophical and existential mysteries weigh against moral problems in this unnecessary, inventive, fraught coda to Pixar’s great trilogy.
Joseph Pronechen
Lanciano might be the most famous of all Eucharistic miracles, but there have been many over the centuries, including recent ones.
The Editors
EDITORIAL: Illinois shepherd’s decree puts pro-abortion politicians on notice.