January 28, 2019

Bishop tells Covington Catholic High School community he stands with them

"Regardless of what you heard or what you've read or what you think, I am on your side. I want you to come out of this in a positive light," the bishop said.
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Church leaders call Philippine church attack ‘heinous and evil’ terrorism

Church leaders condemned bomb explosions that killed at least 20 people and injured about 100 others inside a Catholic church in the southern Philippines Jan. 27. They called the attack a "heinous and evil" act of terrorism.
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Bishops must realize seriousness of abuse crisis, pope says

The primary goal of the Vatican's February summit on clerical sexual abuse and child protection is to help bishops understand the urgency of the crisis, Pope Francis said.
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As World Youth Day closes, pope prompts volunteers to keep serving

Just before leaving the physical and human warmth of Panama Jan. 27, Pope Francis stopped to thank the thousands of official volunteers, young and old, gathered at the capital city's Rommel Fernandez Stadium to tell them that they had just participated in an event similar to one that took place early in Christianity.  
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Pope calls for peace in Venezuela, denounces Philippine church bombing

Pope Francis prayed that a peaceful solution may be found in Venezuela as uncertainty and political instability grip the country.
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Archbishop Lori leads Stations of the Cross during ‘Panama in the Capital’ event

As World Youth Day 2019 came to a close in Panama, about 1,400 young adults representing about 20 dioceses throughout the United States gathered Jan. 26 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., to join in the joy, prayer and fellowship of the global event.
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