In last Mass as Philly archbishop, Chaput retires with gratitude

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 17, 2020 / 04:45 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput has been a diocesan bishop for 31 years. For most of that time, his people have known where to find him on Sunday afternoon or evening: hearing confessions and offering Mass in his cathedral....

McCarrick gave $1 million to scandal-hit religious order

Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2020 / 01:40 pm (CNA).- Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was a major donor to a religious community whose founder was found guilty of sexual misconduct. The Washington Post reported on Monday […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

US Bishops Call Applaud Pope’s Efforts for Nuclear Disarmament

The Committee on International Justice and Peace for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released the following statement on nuclear disarmament. During the recent visit of Pope Francis to Japan, the Holy Father took the opportunity to speak forcefully on the...

New Hong Kong bishop to be announced within weeks

Hong Kong, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Priests in the Diocese of Hong Kong are expecting the announcement of their new bishop within the next two weeks.  “We have been told to expect an announcement within the next ten days or so,” a senior priest in Hong...

In new series, Pope Francis offers insights on the Nicene Creed

Rome, Italy, Feb 17, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- An Italian television station released on Monday the first in an eight part series of interviews designed to highlight reflections from Pope Francis on the Nicene Creed. In the first interview of the series, Pope Francis...

Is Trump’s Israel Plan a Real Plan for Peace in the Holy Land?

By Michele Chabin | JERUSALEM — Samia Khoury couldn’t quite believe her ears when she heard about U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan, which was announced on Jan. 28. “It’s simply an… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Leak from Xinjiang shows some Uyghurs are detained for family size

Urumqi, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- A leaked document from a county in China’s northwest details the personal information of some 3,000 Uyghurs. It gives violation of birth control policies as the most common reason for their “re-education”, often...

McCarrick gave $1 million to scandal-hit religious order

Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2020 / 01:40 pm (CNA).- Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was a major donor to a religious community whose founder was found guilty of sexual misconduct. The Washington Post reported on Monday that McCarrick gave nearly $1 million to the...