Catholic Pulse

LEICESTER, United Kingdom – England's sole cardinal said on Sunday the British government's treatment of asylum seekers was “a shame on our country.” Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster visited the Jesuit Refugee Services UK on Thursday for their weekly Day Center for destitute asylum seekers and refugees, and spoke about his [...]
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LAS CRUCES, New Mexico — The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports Bishop Oscar Cantu of the diocese said Friday a sample of the fluid collected from the sculpture was sent [...]
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NEW YORK — A front-page New York Times article published July 16 detailed the alleged abuse of two seminarians in the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey by then-Bishop Theodore E. McCarrick in the 1980s that resulted in settlements to each man. For one of the seminarians, the alleged abuse continued after [...]
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LEICESTER, United Kingdom – Anti-Catholicism on the streets of Glasgow is no different from Islamophobia or anti-semitism, according to Scotland's Justice Minister. Humza Yousaf was responding to the recent attack on a Catholic priest outside his church as a parade by the protestant Orange Order marched nearby. Father Thomas White was spat [...]
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Bishops J. Mark Spalding of Nashville, Richard F. Stika of Knoxville and Martin D. Holley of Memphis have written to Gov. Bill Haslam urging him to “use your authority as governor to put an end to the fast-track executions planned” in the state of Tennessee in the [...]
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