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The Oct. 10 vandalization of Denver’s cathedral basilica brought to 100 the number of incidents of arson, vandalism and other destruction that have taken place at Catholic sites across the United States since May 2020.
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Sir David Amess, one of the most prominent Catholic politicians in the U.K. Parliament, was stabbed repeatedly by a man who sprinted into his offices at noon Oct. 15.
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Sister Megan Rice, whose yearslong crusade against nuclear weapons included serving two years behind bars for a felony, died Oct. 10 at the Rosemont residence of her religious order.
Catholic lawyer Joseph Donnelly, pictured in a Jan. 3, 2013, photo, is U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee to serve as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Donnelly, from Indiana, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 to 2013 and a U.S. senator from 2013 to 2019. The White House announced Biden's nomination of Donnelly Oct. 8, 2021. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters)
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Joseph Donnelly, 66, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2007 to 2013 and was a U.S. senator from 2013 to 2019.
Pope Francis waves as he walks during his general audience on Sep. 29.
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Pope Francis will not be going to the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, as he had hoped.
Under an overcast sky, protesters with large signs, including one that says "Homosexual Priests Bishops & Cardinals Go to Hell!"
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Michigan-based St. Michael’s Media, also known as Church Militant, has challenged the city’s ruling in federal court, saying its First Amendment rights are being denied.
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Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco is asking “all Catholics and others of goodwill” to join a prayer and fasting campaign for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Catholic Democrat who supports legal abortion.
Bishop Georg Bätzing, wearing a red chasuble, carries a sharp-tipped crozier at the beginning of the autumn plenary meeting of German bishops.
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While some bishops have called for rapid and dramatic changes to the German church, representatives from the Vatican have underscored the need for unity and deliberation.
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The oldest record of 1,700 years of Jewish life in Germany has arrived in Cologne, on loan from the Vatican Library thanks to intercession from Pope Francis.
Cardinal Juan José Omella, president of the Spanish Episcopal Conference, at a wooden lectern in 2018.
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The cardinal commented on media reports that Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà was now cohabiting with Silvia Caballol Clemente, a divorced mother of two, following Pope Francis’ acceptance of his resignation Aug. 23.