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Pope Francis Prays for Success of Initiative to Convert Anglicans

The above heading caught my attention on the inimitable Fr Z’s blog: In the wake of the decision of the State tethered Church of England to have wyshyps (female bishops), the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham set up a … Continue reading

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Women Bishops: A Further Obstacle On The Path To Unity

So yesterday, the Anglican establishment elected - and rather predictably so - to have women bishop(esses). The Catholic Bishops have responded to their decision: The following is a statement from the bishops’s conference of England and Wales, issued in response to a vote … Continue reading

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Islamic Prayers to be Held at Vatican, For the First Time in History

Islamic prayers are to be held at the Vatican this Sunday. Pentecost Sunday. For the first time in history, Islamic prayers and readings from the Quran will be heard at the Vatican on Sunday, in a move by Pope Francis to usher … Continue reading

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Christian Leaders May Return to Nicaea: What Does It Mean?

In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians could go back to the place where early followers of Jesus tried to create a consensus among all of Christendom. The Atlantic has more: Mark your calendars: In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Synod: Nicaea 2025

UPDATE:  Christian leaders may return to Nicaea: What does it mean? This via Asian News: On his return from Jerusalem , where he met with Pope Francis at the Holy Sepulchre, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, has revealed … Continue reading

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Archbishop Confirms Death-Row Inmates

Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample confirmed one of Oregon’s most infamous prisoners May 28 in a heavily guarded private ceremony in the maximum security prison in Salem. In 2007 Gary Haugen was convicted and sentenced to death for murdering a … Continue reading

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Vatican: Prayer Meeting Between Pope, Israel and Palestinian Leaders To Be Held

. Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will join Pope Francis for an afternoon of prayer at the Vatican on June 8, the Vatican said Thursday. In a brief statement, the Vatican said both sides accepted the … Continue reading

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RIP Archbishop Lawrence Henry

eNCA: Catholic Archbishop Emeritus Lawrence Henry has died, the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference announced. Archbishop Henry died on Tuesday night. According to the SACBC website, he had been diagnosed with cancer the previous day. He served as the Catholic … Continue reading

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Archbishop Bans Eulogies at Funeral Masses

Canadian Catholic Archbishop Terrence Prendergast: Roman Catholics in Ottawa are no longer permitted to deliver eulogies during funeral Masses, the local archbishop has decreed. The Feb. 2 decree from Archbishop Terrence Prendergast reminds the faithful that Catholics gather at funerals … Continue reading

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Overzealous Priest Overturns The Tables Of The Money Changers In Church Gift Shop

Eye of the Tiber: Louisville, KY––In what the police are calling a “fanatical act committed while in the state of a nervous breakdown,” Associate Pastor of St. Margaret Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky, Father Randy Coelho, walked into the parish gift shop and began to overturn registers … Continue reading

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