Catholic Pulse

PORTLAND, Oregon — Police officers successfully drove dozens of anarchist rioters away from Holy Redeemer Church in Portland late July 1. The Portland Activists online calendar had announced night rally at nearby Peninsula Park with the intent to “Abolish SCOTUS.” [...]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Days after 53 people died while being smuggled in scorching heat in the part of a tractor trailer reserved for cargo, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said those thinking of hiring smugglers to enter the country in a similar manner risk their lives. “We have [...]
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OWENSBORO, Kentucky — When Bishop William F. Medley was ordained the bishop of the Diocese of Owensboro 12 years ago, “I had never heard of Myanmar,” he said at the July 2 ordination of Father Martin Ma Na Ling — the second Myanmar-born seminarian to be ordained a priest in [...]
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SYDNEY — Taking steps to address racism and abuse, the Catholic Church in Australia has officially endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which calls for a First Nations voice to Parliament to be enshrined in the nation’s constitution. In a separate action, the Plenary Council apologized formally to victims, survivors [...]
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SYDNEY — Australia’s Plenary Council could be a prophetic voice encouraging a tired, frustrated and apathetic church, Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green of Wilcannia-Forbes told delegates at the Second Assembly’s opening Mass. As bishops, religious and laypeople gathered for an assembly to consider motions to renew the life and mission of the church [...]
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