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Headlines for December 26, 2017
Ordered from most to least recent.
Pope defends embattled Cardinal Maradiaga
Pope Francis: St. Stephen’s Day Angelus address
Pope Francis: 12/24 Angelus address on the Annunciation
Pope exchanges Christmas greetings with Vatican employees
Vacation lodge used by St. John Paul II going on the market
Irish primate: do not let Brexit debate rekindle passions in Northern Ireland
Archbishop sees 2017 as ‘annus horribilis’ for Australian Church
Christmas in North Korea: an inner celebration
Italian bishops, pro-life advocates decry new end-of-life law
English court convicts former Benedictine abbot of molesting pupils
Prelate, Catholic organizations urge 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador
Bangladesh’s prime minister holds Christmas gathering for Christian leaders
Sri Lankan president: follow the spirit of Christmas to achieve reconciliation
Cardinal welcomes 162 refugees as Italy establishes humanitarian corridor
British public wants bishops out of House of Lords
Cardinal Bo’s Christmas message urges healing, reconciliation and love in Myanmar
Vatican Secretariat for Communication, Salesians agree to collaborate
Cameroon: Catholic, Protestant, and Muslim leaders call for peace and dialogue
Respecting Sunday rest, large UK toy retailer was closed on Christmas Eve
Macron: France ready to strengthen force in Sahel fighting Islamists
South Sudan cease-fire begins in attempt to calm civil war
Italian foreign minister recalls 800th anniversary of Franciscans in the Holy Land
Diphtheria spreads in Bangladesh’s refugee camps
Church in Poland launches English-language Twitter account
Undersecretary looks back on new dicastery’s 1st year
+Bishop Matthias Yu Chengxin, 90
Resignations and appointments (12/23)
Docudrama featuring Franciscan scholars to appear on PBS
UN votes for new sanctions against North Korea
US national shrine rector discusses recently dedicated Trinity Dome
Topless Femen activist tries to snatch Jesus statue from Vatican crib
Israel announces exit from UNESCO
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