August 21, 2019

Australian pro-life leaders organize to block bill legalizing abortion until birth

Thousands of pro-life supporters demonstrated in the streets of the Australian capital, expressing their opposition to a bill in the New South Wales state parliament that would permit abortion until birth for any reason.
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Hypocrisy of ‘spiritual tourism’ destroys the church, pope says

Christians who focus more on being superficially close to the church rather than care for their fellow brothers and sisters are like tourists who wander around aimlessly, Pope Francis said.
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Friday abstinence for vegans/ Parents and nonchurch wedding

Father Doyle fields questions about Friday abstinence for vegans and what parents might do when their children want a nonchurch wedding.
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New leaders to see Baltimore Archdiocese schools into 2020s

Nine Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore have new principals for the 2019-20 school year. They include the first lay leaders of elementary schools in Frederick and Howard counties, and a new order of women religious providing direction at Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Baynesville.
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Prayers greet people attending so-called black mass in Canadian capital

About 200 people, most clutching a rosary, held a prayer vigil as a satanic black mass occurred Aug. 17 at a heavy metal club in the Canadian capital.
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Appeals court upholds Cardinal Pell conviction on abuse charges

An Australian appeals court upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell on five counts of sexually assaulting two choirboys more than two decades ago.
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