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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Catholic family looks to honor late daughter with a dance

Oklahoma City archbishop supports effort to end state death penalty
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City has announced his support for state legislation that would remove the death penalty from consideration in capital cases.

Legion of Christ abuser dismissed from clerical state
This week Fernando Martínez Suárez, a priest of the Legionaries of Christ, was dismissed from the clerical state. He had been found guilty of the sexual abuse of...

Archbishop Lori calls for increase in security funding for religious sites
Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore joined two U.S. senators and several religious leaders this week in calling for additional federal funding for security measures at religious...

Disability group welcomes ruling against right to assisted suicide in Mass.
Second Thoughts Massachusetts, a disability rights group, has praised a recent ruling that there is not a right to assisted suicide in the state's law or its constitution.

Analysis: After investigation, when will Pope Francis act on Hoeppner?
Hoeppner is unique among his brother bishops: he is the first U.S. bishop to be investigated under the norms of Vos estis lux mundi, the 2018 policy from Pope Francis on...

Buffalo administrator: Catholic Charities donations will not go to abuse settlements
The apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo said this week that despite the possibility the diocese could file for bankruptcy protection to settle over 200 lawsuits...

Bishops visiting Holy Land ask for application of international law
Following a trip to the Holy Land, a group of bishops from the United States and Europe called on their countries’ governments to acknowledge the state of Palestine and to...

2020 Pope Francis trip to Indonesia, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea possible
A visit from Pope Francis to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and East Timor may happen in September, according to an Indonesian Muslim leader who met with the pope this week.

Supreme Court will hear Little Sisters of the Poor case, again
The Little Sisters of the Poor will have their case heard before the Supreme Court yet again in their years-long fight against the federal contraceptive mandate.

'No misunderstanding': Cardinal Sarah meets with pope emeritus
Cardinal Robert Sarah has met with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to discuss the controversy following around their recently-published book "From the Depths of Our...

Cardinal Dolan conducting 'Vos estis' investigation into Brooklyn's Bishop DiMarzio
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is conducting an investigation into Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, following an allegation of sexual abuse.

Minn. young adults accompany, pray for bishops on ad limina visit to Rome
Young adults from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are accompanying their bishops on their ad limina visit to Rome this week, joining them at “the threshold of the...

Miami archbishop promotes refugee resettlement
The Archbishop of Miami has emphasized the importance of welcoming refugees, and decried the decision of Texas Governor Greg Abbott not to participate in the federal refugee...

Catholic family looks to honor late daughter with a dance
The family of Raffaella Stroik hopes to honor her memory with a ballet.

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