At least 16 people have died in fighting at the border of the two Caucasus countries in the past week.
The Diocese of Nantes said there was also significant damage to the cathedral’s 16th century rose window and to the choir organ.
Bishop Donald Lippert, of the Diocese of Mendi in the Southern Highlands province, said that this kind of violence was “an ongoing problem” and “not uncommon.”
The handbook does not issue new norms or make alterations to current Church law, but is intended as a guide for bishops, dioceses, and religious communities on how to follow Church procedure in sex abuse cases.
Bishop Malesic, who will turn 60 in August, has led the Diocese of Greensburg since July 2015.
Serving as the Holy See’s permanent observer to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, Msgr. Arellano called for greater international cooperation in the face of the report’s findings.
According to Archbishop Fisichella, the guiding criterion for the writing of the new edition was deepening the Church’s understanding of the role of catechesis in the area of evangelization.
Speaking via livestream from the apostolic library, Pope Francis continued his general audience talks on prayer with a reflection on the life of King David.
In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI praised Sr. Mainetti, who, he said, "with a total giving of self, sacrificed her life while praying for those who were attacking her."
Pope Francis said in addition to persecution, another tangible situation a disciple of Jesus may find him or herself facing is hostility toward the faith and the Word of God.