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Headlines for December 28, 2017
Ordered from most to least recent.
23 Catholic missionaries killed in 2017
Patriarch celebrates 1st Mass in Mosul since 2014
Christ must be at the center of Christmas, Pope says at general audience
Benedict XVI praises Cardinal Müller for continuing service to the Church
Papal greetings to young people at Taizé meeting
Prince Charles laments persecution of Christians
Priest on trial in Congo for calling for President Kabila’s departure
Middle East Catholic patriarchs express hope amid uncertainty at Christmas
Egypt’s Copts caution against US interference
Nigerian Catholic leaders call for end of special police units, action on kidnappings
Nevada high court issues ruling on religious education in custody cases
‘Mission is the thermometer of the Church,’ says Pontifical Mission Societies’ new president
Peruvian bishops join protests after president pardons Fujimori
Chinese officials demolish Catholic church without explanation
Abortion activists who disrupted Mass in Spain are sentenced to year in prison
Thomas Aquinas College recovering after harrowing ‘Thomas’ fire
Child who survived terrorist attack meets with Pope
Leading Italian bishop highlights plight of unemployed, poor
Italy to send troops to Niger to fight Islamist militants, human trafficking
Archaeologists puzzled by Rosary beads in child’s grave at Anglican cathedral cemetery
EU bishops’ commission weighs in on antibiotic resistance
Oklahoma’s only Catholic university closes doors
Georgetown student group faces opposition for supporting Catholic teaching on marriage
Catholic hospital in Bethlehem is regional leader in maternity care
Theologian reflects on new Vatican instruction on relics
Resignations and appointments (12/27)
Church in Italy aids Iranian earthquake victims
2 relics of St. Thomas Becket discovered in Italian church
Russian warships pass close to British waters
Spain’s king, in Christmas message to nation, urges Catalan lawmakers to avoid confrontation with Madrid
Oil price at 2-1/2 year high following Libyan pipeline explosion
255 migrants rescued in Mediterranean
President Trump cuts funding to UN after Israel vote
Russia, US discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations
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