The formula for baptism, according to the Catholic Church, is “I baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”
“Yesterday, in one second, more damage to the Christian quarter of Beirut was done than throughout the long years of the civil war.”
Some of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the U.S. have occurred in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, which have accounted for a significant portion of the coronavirus deaths nationwide.
Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rai, the patriarch of the Maronite church, said on Wednesday that Saturday, August 8, was to be a day of fasting, prayer, and repentance in the aftermath of the explosion in Beirut.
EWTN News Nightly’s anchor Tracy Sabol spoke with President Donald Trump Aug. 4 at the White House.
Three months out from election day, the presidential candidates have turned up the rhetoric and crafted policies on the handling of the coronavirus, riots, police reform and the concerns of Black communities.
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Speaking via livestream from the library of the Vatican’s apostolic palace, the pope stated that the Church “helps with the sick, but she is not an expert. Nor does she give specific socio-political indications.”
CUA president John Garvey issued a statement Aug. 3 outlining the refunds and tuition decreases that will be provided to those students who will not attend the university as they expected.
Reports of plans to destroy the historic church circulated on Chinese social media after it emerged that local government officials intend to seize Church lands on either side of the cathedral.