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In Germany, thousands of Muslim refugees seeking Baptism CWN - September 30

Thousands of Muslim refugees have sought Baptism after arriving in Germany, the Italian daily Il Giornale reports. In Berlin, Rev. Gottfriend Martens reports that over 600 Muslims have been...

Cameroon: human screens protect worshippers at Sunday Mass after Boko Haram terror attack CWN - September 10

After Boko Haram terror attacks in northern Cameroon, Catholics in the African country have formed human chains to screen off areas where Mass is celebrated outdoors, a local bishop...

Cardinal Burke named member of curial congregation CWN - September 29

Pope Francis has named Cardinal Carlo Caffarra and Cardinal Raymond Burke as members of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. The two prelates retain their respective positions as Archbishop...

Pope issues new rules to streamline annulment process CWN - September 8

Pope Francis has issued two documents reforming and simplifying the process for obtaining a marriage annulment. The reforms, unveiled by the Vatican on September 8, eliminate the costs of...

Vatican reportedly unhappy over guest list for White House reception with Pope CWN - September 18

Vatican officials are upset that the White House has invited a number of prominent Catholic dissenters to attend a reception for Pope Francis, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Citing...

Pope wrong about migrants, says Hungarian prelate CWN - September 8

Stating that Pope Francis “doesn’t know the situation,” a Hungarian bishop said that migrants entering his nation are “not refugees,” The Washington Post...

Vatican releases names of all participants in upcoming Synod CWN - September 15

The Holy See Press Office has released the names of all the participants in the 14th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which begins on October 4. The Vatican has already released...

10 prelates to draft Synod of Bishops’ final document CWN - October 2

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, the secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, has announced the names of the nine prelates who will work with him to draft the final report of the upcoming synod on the...

Bishop Olmsted issues powerful challenge to Catholic men CWN - September 30

In a powerfully worded apostolic exhortation addressed to the men of his diocese, Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix, Arizona, has urged them to “not hesitate to engage in the battle that is...

Pope challenges America in speech to US Congress CWN - September 24

Pope Francis, in a historic address to the US Congress, offered a challenging examination of conscience for the people of a powerful nation, saying: “The yardstick we use for others will be...

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