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British Columbia now permits houses of worship to operate at 50% capacity, though more worshipers are permitted if everyone has been vaccinated. Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver told his pastors, “We must avoid any attempt to establish a segregated or divisive system for Mass attendance. If your parish has [...]
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Father Geoff Drew has pled guilty to the rape of an altar boy in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when the child was 10-11 years old. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati suspended the priest for “boundary violations” in 2019, and will now seek from the Vatican his laicization. [...]
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Three parishioners lost their lives in their attempt to rescue Father Bako Francis Awesuh. “Extremist Fulani herdsmen (traditionally Muslims) are responsible for 17,000 deaths between 2015 and 2020, with the great majority of victims being Christian farmers in the country’s Middle Belt region,” Aid to the Church in Need [...]
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The Loudoun County school system has reinstated an elementary school gym teacher who was suspended after he expressed disagreement with a policy requiring teachers to refer to transgender students by preferred pronouns. Following the suspension, the teacher filed suit; in the settlement, the school system has also agreed to pay [...]
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The attack took place in the capital of Maysan Governorate (map) on November 28. “The country has become like a jungle,” said Cardinal Louis Raphaël I Sako, Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church since 2013. “We wonder, who cares about us and our suffering, as we are citizens among [...]
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