Catholic Pulse

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington has collected and donated nearly half a million dollars to assist the restoration and rebuilding efforts of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which was extensively damaged in a fire two years ago. The donation was [...]
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ROME — Italy’s highest court of appeal has ruled that public school classrooms can approve the presence of the crucifix because it does not discriminate against anyone. The court specified, however, that all religious symbols can also be “welcomed” as long as it is decided in a democratic, civil and “gentle” [...]
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President Joe Biden’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for workplaces with more than 100 people on the payroll is rooted in existing law governing worker protections, said a trio of public health law experts. As long as the mandate allows exemptions for religious, medical or disability reasons, then it is expected to survive [...]
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MANILA, Philippines — Cardinal José Advincula of Manila has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine, said the Archdiocese of Manila. In a Sept. 17 announcement, the archdiocese said the cardinal had a slight fever but no other symptoms. [...]
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Over the course of the next six months, Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Nashville will help resettle 150 Afghans into local communities as part of the effort to help them escape Taliban rule under the U.S. State Department’s Afghan Placement Assistance Program. “We serve people because we [...]
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