August 1, 2017

Ottawa archbishop surprised by negative reaction to robotic spider on cathedral

The archbishop of Ottawa expressed regret that several Catholics were shocked at the sight of a giant robotic spider perched on Notre Dame Cathedral.
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Linthicum parishioner’s art celebrates sacraments

Danielle Turner, 30, a parishioner of St. Philip Neri in Linthicum Heights, found an outlet for her sacrament-inspired art on, an e-commerce site specializing in handmade goods.
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African-born clergy, religious ministering in U.S. gather in New Orleans

Jesuit Father Allan Deck former executive director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church, called the influx of foreign-born ministers "a globalized priesthood, a globalized religious."
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Head of Knights of Malta relief efforts says sea rescue is a ‘mission’

While European leaders continue to debate how to handle the influx of migrants, the head of the Order of Malta's Italian relief corps said that search and rescue operations are a human obligation.
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Cardinal says Venezuela must take blame for 10 election-related deaths

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered on the vote May 1, but political opposition and church leaders have questioned the process, which they say overrepresented pro-government sectors, ensuring a government victory.
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