Blessed José Gregorio Hernández attended daily Mass, brought medicine and care to the poor, and made a profession as a Third Order Franciscan.
Bishop Epiphanius' body was found July 29, 2018, with injuries to his head and back that suggest that he had been hit by a sharp object.
Organizers held a day of protest on May 10 in response to the Vatican’s recent declaration that the Church cannot bless same-sex unions.
Speaking with the Register, Cardinal Oswald Gracias also expressed his sadness over the heavy death toll among Christian clergy, religious and laypeople.
Father Weinandy: ‘If the German Synodal Way is Not Heading for Schism, It Has Fooled a Lot of People’
Bishop Bätzing, who has previously supported blessings of homosexual unions, said last month that the event was not a “helpful sign.”
Maria 1.0 is inviting “all Catholics and people of goodwill” to say a decade of the rosary on May 10, thus expressing their bond with the Virgin Mary and the whole Church.
The Church in Germany is called to follow revealed truth rather than the spirit of the times, George Weigel, biographer of St. John Paul II, has said in response to recent comments defending the “Synodal Way” made by the head of the German bishops’ conference.
Ontario is one of three Canadian provinces— the others being Alberta and Saskatchewan— that fully fund Catholic school systems with taxpayer money.