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Peter Jesserer Smith
The United Methodist Church is considering a proposal for traditional Methodist communities to leave the church and enter a new denomination. Could some choose the Catholic Church via the Ordinariate?
Catholic News Agency
Buffalo's Bishop Richard Malone resigned in December 2019 after more than a year of calls for his resignation, amid accusations that he mishandled abuse cases in the diocese.
Catholic News Agency
The trip not yet confirmed by the Vatican are possibly slated for September.
Catholic News Agency
The sisters originally sued the federal government over the mandate that employers provide contraceptives, sterilizations, and abortion-causing drugs in health plans.
Catholic News Agency
Bishop Guo and his priests have refused to join the state-run Church, and thus have not been approved by the Chinese government.
Christine Rousselle/CNA
A statement from the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia said that the consecration will now take place at Williamsburg Community Chapel.
Catholic News Agency
Cardinal Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, issued a series of statements via Twitter on Friday, saying that his meeting with the former pope went well.
Catholic News Agency
On Thursday, Azar encouraged the countries present to collaborate with the U.S. in fighting against abortion at upcoming international meetings including the World Health Organization’s board meeting in Geneva, the meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN headquarters in New York, the World Health Assembly in Geneva, and the UN General Assembly in New York.
Ed Condon/CNA
Senior Church officials in Rome, Hong Kong, and mainland China have independently confirmed to CNA that a decision to appoint Fr. Choy as Hong Kong’s next bishop has received final approval in Rome.
Nation
Lauretta Brown
The bill’s sponsors say the legislation, introduced last month to Congress, is an effort to find ‘common ground’ between ‘LGBT’ issues and religious liberty.
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Why is it assumed by some of the Catholic press that the Pope Emeritus is undermining the Pope on priestly celibacy when he agrees with him?
Edward Pentin
The book’s rollout caused a backlash against Benedict appearing as co-author of the book, even though it appears the Pope Emeritus had given at least tacit prior approval for the full manuscript.
Solène Tadié
The crisis of vocations, coupled with new policies affecting female contemplative life, is changing Italy’s spiritual and cultural landscape and raising concern and indignation.
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