Politics & Society News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 03, 2020
An archbishop barred from reentering Belarus by authorities is seeking the assistance of the Vatican.
Politics & Society News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceAugust 31, 2020
"Returning to Minsk, I was not allowed in at the Kuznica-Bialystok border crossing," Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk-Mohilev told the Catholic Information Agency, KAI, in neighboring Poland Aug. 31.
Politics & Society News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceAugust 20, 2020
The oil spill off the coast of Mauritius has renewed attention as to how environmental disasters affect ecological and economic life.
Politics & Society News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceAugust 18, 2020
In a message read in churches nationwide Aug. 16, the bishops said: “Blood has been shed in an active confrontation, leaving many physical and moral victims, including peaceful and innocent people of all ages.”
Arts & Culture News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceMay 19, 2020
Archbishop Polak said the film showed required child protection standards were still not being observed in the Polish church.
A student chats on his phone in his room at an engineering school in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, April 1, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Anne Mimault, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceApril 21, 2020
Catholic clergy in Africa are concerned that there could be a rise in violence and insurgency during the pandemic, leading to more political and civil disruption.
Politics & Society News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceApril 06, 2020
The Commission of Bishops' Conferences of the European Union are calling for a "shared European responsibility" in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Faith News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceMarch 20, 2020
In France, the northern sanctuary of Lisieux, burial place of the St. Therese and her parents, Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin, closed its doors to pilgrims March 17, complying with a 14-day government curfew on all nonessential movement.
Politics & Society News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 21, 2020
With 55% of parishes having closed, attendance at Mass in the Netherlands is continuing to drop, with "peak secularization" yet to come as even more parishes close.
Faith News
Jonathan Luxmoore - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 10, 2020
The "ever-more-complex situation of families in France" had made compiling Catholic documents "sometimes difficult," especially with baptisms.