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  • Pope Francis: God's law brings freedom
    on February 16, 2020 at 1:26 pm

    Vatican City, Feb 16, 2020 / 06:26 am (CNA).- God gives the grace both to follow his law exteriorly and to accept it in one’s heart, which is what gives true freedom from passion and sin, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday. “Let’s not forget this: living the Law as an instrument of freedom, which helps me to be freer, which helps me not to be a slave to passions […]

  • Date set Cardinal Pell's last chance appeal hearing
    on February 16, 2020 at 12:12 am

    Sydney, Australia, Feb 15, 2020 / 05:12 pm (CNA).- Australia’s High Court has set a date for the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse. The cardinal’s final appeal in the Australian judiciary will be heard March 11 and 12 by the High Court, according to Australian media reports. Pell lost an initial appeal in Victorian […]

  • McCarrick was a 'devourer of souls,' former priest secretary tells parish
    on February 15, 2020 at 11:08 pm

    Washington D.C., Feb 15, 2020 / 04:08 pm (CNA).- A priest who was the personal secretary of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick said he is sickened by manipulative fundraising tactics employed while McCarrick was Archbishop of Washington. The priest called McCarrick a “manipulator” and a “devourer of souls.” “For a portion of my priesthood, I worked directly for the […]

  • Hong Kong, Singapore cancel public Masses amid coronavirus
    on February 15, 2020 at 9:01 pm

    Hong Kong, China, Feb 15, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- All public Masses in Hong Kong are canceled through Feb. 28 amid the threat of the spreading of coronavirus. Cardinal John Tong Hon, apostolic administrator and bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, announced Feb. 13 that all public Masses from Feb. 15-28 would be suspended. The Archdiocese of Singapore has taken a similar step, suspending all public […]

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