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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Seattle suspends all public Masses

Pell awaits decision after final Australian appeal
Cardinal George Pell remains in prison while the seven justices of the Australian High Court consider his petition for special leave to appeal after a two day hearing in...

Krakow archbishop opens beatification causes of St John Paul II's parents
Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski of Krakow announced Wednesday that having obtained the approval of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, the archdiocese has opened...

Seattle archdiocese suspends all public Masses amid coronavirus pandemic
The Archdiocese of Seattle will indefinitely suspend public Masses in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has left at least 31 dead in Washington, along with 375 people in...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian minor in West Bank
Mohammed Hamayal, a 15-year-old Palestinian boy, was shot and killed by Israeli troops Wednesday during a clash in the West Bank.

Kentucky archbishop does not plan to cancel Masses after governor’s request
Kentucky’s Governor Andy Beshear on Wednesday encouraged churches to cancel their services in fear of the spreading coronavirus. The Catholic archdiocese in the state does...

Pell’s lawyers make final case in High Court appeal
The legal team for Cardinal George Pell laid out their case for appeal before Australia’s High Court Wednesday.

Washington DC homeless shelter serves the poor despite coronavirus fears
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads in the U.S., one Catholic organization is trying to protect a population that is particularly vulnerable to the spread of contagious...

Hebda 'confounded' by 'Abortion Providers Appreciation Day' celebrations
The twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul both celebrated March 10 as “Abortion Providers Appreciation Day.” Minnesota’s archbishop said he is “profoundly...

Chinese campaigns to control Christianity worsened in 2019, watchdog says
The Chinese government’s campaign to develop “religion with Chinese characteristics” has increased persecution of the country’s Christians, the human rights...

Pell hearing to begin in Australia’s high court
Australia’s High Court will hear this week arguments in the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse.


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