June 2, 2019

Pope says he’s strengthened, encouraged by talks with Benedict XVI

Pope Francis said that he continues to visit retired Pope Benedict XVI, 92, who is like a grandfather who continues to encourage him and give him strength.
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Abuse audit report released; bishops urged to renew vigilance ‘each day’

The 16th annual report on diocesan compliance with the U.S. bishops' "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People" shows a significant increase in the number of abuse allegations over last year's report because of additional claims received in five New York dioceses after implementation of their Independent Reconciliation and Compensation programs in the...
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Freedom, mercy are lasting legacy of martyred bishops, pope says

The memory and witness of Romania's martyred bishops are a reminder that Christians are called to stand firm against ideologies that seek to stifle and suppress their cultural and religious traditions, Pope Francis said.
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Seventy-five years ago, Mercy Ridge resident flew combat missions over D-Day

On two wings and a multitude of prayers, Bernie Sledzik flew over the largest amphibious invasion in history.
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