Pope Francis emphasized that, by virtue of their baptism, disabled people are called to missionary discipleship just as much as every other baptized person.
During the 10 days that Fr. Dajo was held captive, Archbishop Kaigama repeatedly appealed for people to pray for his safe release and for others also held captive.
A local priest, Fr. Andrea Conocchia, said that this may have been the first time they had “received such concrete and effective attention on the part of the Church.”
An Austrian publication is reporting that Al-Albany had wanted a bloodbath and tried to enter St. Rupert’s Catholic Church, where a Catholic youth group was gathered.
The legal fight comes amid new public health measures from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which included additional testing requirements for schools open for in-person learning in certain zones of the city with higher infection rates.
Political leaders from the United States and Great Britain decried the sentencing of the three activists.
The landmark ruling may influence lawmakers and judges in other parts of the world.
Cardinal Angelo de Donatis, vicar general of the Diocese of Rome, composed a prayer of entrustment to Mary for Catholics to say from home on the solemnity.
More than 12,000 Christians in Nigeria have been killed in Islamist attacks since June 2015, according to a 2020 report.