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News Briefs: July 9, 2023

Franciscan Friar Sentenced to Nearly a Year Behind Bars for Abortion Clinic Protests NEW YORK (OSV News) — Father Fidelis Moscinski, a member of the Franciscan Fathers of the Renewal, […]

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News Briefs: June 25, 2023

U.S. Bishops Advance Pastoral Initiatives to Strengthen Church Amid Discussions on Eucharist, Priesthood, Synodality ORLANDO, Florida (OSV News) — Meeting in Orlando for their spring assembly, the U.S. bishops moved […]

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Adore Jesus’ Real Presence in The Eucharist, Pope Tells U.S. Catholics During Papal Audience that Included Bishop Rhoades

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Catholics need to recover a sense of awe and adoration before the Eucharist, knowing that it is “the real and loving presence of the Lord,” Pope […]

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News Briefs: June 11, 2023

Nationals Pitcher, Dodgers Players Join Chorus Criticizing LA Team for Plan to Honor ‘Sisters’ Drag Group LOS ANGELES (OSV News) — Washington Nationals starting pitcher Trevor Williams, known for his […]

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News Briefs: May 28, 2023

AI Topic Draws Record Number of Participants to Media Ethics Conference at Pontifical University in Krakow KRAKOW, Poland (OSV News) — For 17 years, the media ethics conference at the […]

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News Briefs: May 21, 2023

U.S. Bishops with Mexico-bordering Dioceses Reaffirm Humanitarian Commitment WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) — Eight U.S. Catholic bishops whose dioceses share a border with Mexico reaffirmed their commitment to promoting human […]

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Pope Issues New ‘Fundamental Law’ for Vatican City State

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis updated the “Fundamental Law of Vatican City State,” opening the possibility that laypeople can be members of its governing commission and emphasizing that the […]

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News Briefs: May 14, 2023

Dallas Bishop Reacts to Mass Shooting at Mall with ‘Heavy Heart,’ Urges ‘Prayers for Peace’ in Communities DALLAS (OSV News) — Dallas Bishop Edward J. Burns addressed the faithful of […]

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News Briefs: May 7, 2023

Most Victims of Mass Cult Starvation in Kenya Are Children NAIROBI, Kenya (OSV News) — As the death toll in what is becoming known as the “Shakahola starvation massacre” in […]

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Pope decides women will be voting members of Synod of Bishops

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — At least three dozen women will be voting members of the assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October, Pope Francis has decided. In a decision […]

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Progress Made Protecting Minors, but Adults Remain Vulnerable to Clergy Abuse, Say Experts

(OSV News) — The Catholic Church in the U.S. has made progress in the past two decades in confronting sexual abuse against minors within the Church, but has only begun […]

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News Briefs: April 30, 2023

Supreme Court Blocks Lower Court’s Restrictions on Abortion Pill, Leaving Drug on The Market During Litigation WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) — The U.S. Supreme Court said on April 21 it […]