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Matters India - Jul 20

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Syro-Malabar Permanent Synod calls for unity

By Matters India Reporter Kochi, July 18, 2019: The Syro-Malabar Church’s Permanent Synod has called for unity in a bid to resolve the ongoing turmoil in the Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese. “Everyone, in the light of faith ... Read more
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Vatican Dossier - Jul 20

Pope and Holy See

5,000 European ‘Scouts’ Will Meet with the Pope

In the Framework of the “Euromoot” Meeting
Religious Freedom

US Secretary of State: Religious Freedom Matters to Billions of World’s People

‘We’re here because each of us believes that religious freedom must be upheld, protected, and advanced.’
Family & Life Issues

France: Pope Francis Expresses His Closeness to Vincent Lambert’s Mother

In a Personal Telephone Message
Pope and Holy See

Apostleship of the Sea: Launching of Its Centenary Next October

A Tsunami of Prayer Is Expected
Religious Freedom

Five Win 2019 Religious Freedom Awards

Part of Second Annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Sponsored by US State Department
Catholic Church

US: Holy Father Names New Bishop of Des Moines

Rev. William Joensen of the Archdiocese of Dubuque
Sunday Readings

Archbishop Follo: Action Comes from Contemplation

With the wish to understand that humility allows us to guest Christ by true love
Health and Healthcare

Save the Children Lauds High Alert to DRC Ebola Outbreak

‘In the last few days this already devastating epidemic has got dangerously close to spreading out of control.’
Sexual Abuse and Protection of Minors

Australian Bishops Consider New Abuse Guidelines

‘The bishops are following through on our commitments made last year…’

France: National Celebration at the Villa Bonaparte in Rome

“To Deepen Mutual Understanding between France and the Holy See”

Franco’s Exhumation: The Statements of the Former Nuncio Were Made in a Personal Capacity

Alessandro Gisotti Explains the Holy See’s Position
Pope and Holy See

Holy Father Makes Two Appointments to Roman Rota

The Roman Rota is the highest appeals tribunal of the Church.

UCAN News - Jul 20

Indian News
Kerala priest and nun face murder trial
 Sister Abhaya was allegedly killed with an axe 27 years ago after witnessing illicit sexual relations.

UCAN News - Jul 18

Indian News
Church groups join rush to help Assam flood victims
  Millions left homeless and 15 dead as villages are submerged in the vast Indian state.

UCA Asia News - Jul 18

Philippine bishops want Duterte punished under new law banning misogynistic, transphobic, homophobic or sexist slurs

Vatican Dossier - Jul 18

Pope and Holy See

Saint Benedict’s Compass, by Cardinal Parolin

The Benedictines, a Lighthouse for Today

Matters India - Jul 18

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Nun rape case adjourned to July 23

By Matters India Reporter Palai, July 17, 2019: The Judicial First Class Magistrate Court in Pala, Kerala, has posted the hearing in the controversial nun rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar to July 23. The ... Read more  
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Vatican Dossier - Jul 17

16 Sunday C - Liturgical Prayers

To us is proclaimed in this assembly
the mystery of God.
That mystery is Christ among us.
He speaks his word of wisdom to us.
May we listen to his words
and may Christ our Lord be with you. 
R/ And also with you.

Matters India - Jul 17

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At least 10 dead in second building collapse in Mumbai

Mumbai, July 16: At least 10 people have been killed and many remain trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, officials say. It was the second such collapse around Mumbai in ... Read more  
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