Chicago archdiocese announces nearly two dozen parish mergers, closings

Chicago, Ill., Feb 10, 2020 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Chicago announced Thursday the latest round of parish mergers and closures as part of Cardinal Blase Cupich’s “Renew my Church” initiative. The mergers mostly affect parishes in Chicago proper, as well...

Cardinal Dolan making pastoral visit to Cuba

Havana, Cuba, Feb 10, 2020 / 03:45 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is in the midst of a visit to Cuba, having been invited to the country by its bishops and its president. During his Feb. 7-12 visit, he is saying Mass at the Havana cathedral and at the...

2020 Valentines For Vets

The children of the St. Dunstan’s Basilica Religious Education Program have recently gathered to support the Veterans Affairs Canada project, Valentines for Vets. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Relic of St. John Henry Newman Stolen from Birmingham Oratory

By Christine Rousselle/CNA. | BIRMINGHAM, England —  A first-class relic of St. John Henry Newman was stolen from the Birmingham Oratory sometime in late January, the Oratory announced in its… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Newman relic reported stolen from Birmingham Oratory

Birmingham, England, Feb 10, 2020 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- A first-class relic of St. John Henry Newman was stolen from the Birmingham Oratory sometime in late January, the Oratory announced in its weekly newsletter. “Sadly, the only piece of bone thought to have been...