Bishop Rolando Álvarez has been nominated for the Sakharov Prize, which honors persons and organizations who exceptionally defend human rights and freedoms.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Sunday that he expects most of the 120,000 ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh to flee the region.
The case of Father Okide is the latest in a series of kidnappings and murders in Africa’s most populous nation involving members of the clergy, seminarians, and other Christians.
Father Billing has been involved in various roles and projects, including his work as a diocesan spokesperson and personal secretary to three bishops of Lancaster.
The prayer service is occurring just days before the launch of the 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place in Rome over the course of October.
Bishop Gmür didn’t stop at questioning celibacy; he also waded into another contentious issue: the ordination of women.
In open defiance, several priests conducted an event blessing same-sex couples outside the iconic Cologne Cathedral Sept. 21.
The priest found himself with 1,137 intentions to pray, sent in by Catholics from around the world.
The online petition calls out López Obrador for ordering the distribution of the textbooks throughout the country in violation of a judicial order to halt printing the books until the consultation could take place in accordance with the law.