Marco Tarquinio, the director of the newspaper, defended the publication of the letter in comments to CNA, explaining that he publishes a variety of opinions on issues, including articles which condemn new chemical abortion guidelines in Italy.
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Many people are still recovering from the Aug. 24, 2016 quake that left 299 dead and many more injured.
Italy’s new guidelines have also extended legal permission for the abortion pill to be taken up until the ninth rather than seventh week of gestation.
The community, composed of both men and women, pray the Liturgy of the Hours and follow a rule influenced by St. Benedict and St. Basil the Great. Members include Catholics, Protestants and Orthodox Christians.
The head of Italy’s bishops and the Italian prime minister signed a joint protocol May 7 allowing public Masses to resume.
The Catholic Church has long condemned Freemasonry, stressing that its principles are irreconcilable with the Catholic faith.
Opening May 18, churches in Italy will be required to limit the number of people present – ensuring a one-meter (three feet) distance – and congregants must wear face masks.
In his homily, Pope Francis said that God gave the gift of the Holy Spirit for guidance, to help one to know what is the right path.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed $50 million to aid Italy as it responds to the outbreak, which includes $30 million in funding split between faith-based organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and public international organizations.