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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 28, 2020
Wilton Gregory said he hopes Pope Francis will find him to be “supportive, encouraging and trustworthy” in his role as a cardinal, but his primary ministry is still to be the archbishop of Washington.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 24, 2020
Wilton D. Gregory said he hopes to collaborate where possible while respectfully pointing out where President-elect Joe Biden’s policies diverge from Catholic teaching.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 20, 2020
Inspired by St. Francis of Assisi and by Pope Francis, 2,000 young adults met online to discuss making the economy more responsive to human dignity and more respectful of creation.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 04, 2020
Bishops who want to establish a religious order in their dioceses must first obtain the written permission of the Holy See.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 20, 2020
In keeping with Italian law, all of the religious leaders, including Pope Francis, wore a mask except when delivering their speeches, which they did while keeping a distance from those listening.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 14, 2020
A Vatican criminal court has accused Father Gabriele Martinelli of repeatedly sexually abusing a younger student at a seminary inside the Vatican.
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 09, 2020
Father Gabriele Martinelli faces charges of sexually abusing younger boys when he was a seminarian at the St. Pius X Pre-Seminary. Father Enrico Radice, former rector of the seminary, is accused of aiding and abetting the abuse.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 09, 2020
Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, said the release of Father Maccalli as the church is preparing to celebrate World Mission Sunday Oct. 18 “is a great sign of hope for us, for Africa and for the universal church.”
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, during a meeting at the Vatican Oct. 1, 2020. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 01, 2020
Vatican officials did not appreciate Secretary Pompeo's public pressure when a meeting was scheduled just two weeks later; some saw the move as political tactic during Donald Trump's campaign for reelection.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 29, 2020
The Vatican has proposed to the Chinese government that they extend an agreement signed in 2018 regarding the appointment of bishops, Vatican Media reported.