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  • Dutch Catholic bishop: Traditionis custodes appears to be a ‘declaration of war’
    on July 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Bishop Rob Mutsaerts, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch, in the Netherlands. / Danny Gerrits - via Wikimedia (CC-BY-SA 4.0). ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, Jul 27, 2021 / 06:00 am (CNA). A Dutch Catholic bishop has launched a strongly worded attack on Pope Francis’ motu proprio restricting Traditional Latin Masses, saying that the document seemed to be a […]

  • Cardinal Marx won’t rule out offering resignation for a 2nd time
    on July 27, 2021 at 10:30 am

    Cardinal Reinhard Marx. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. Munich, Germany, Jul 27, 2021 / 04:30 am (CNA). Cardinal Reinhard Marx has said that he cannot rule out asking Pope Francis to accept his resignation for a second time. The Catholic archbishop of Munich and Freising discussed the possibility of a second resignation offer in a letter issued on July 23 and read out in churches in the archdiocese at […]

  • Pope Francis to UN chief: World hunger ‘a crime that violates basic human rights’
    on July 27, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Steve Knutson via Unsplash. Vatican City, Jul 27, 2021 / 03:00 am (CNA). Pope Francis described world hunger on Monday as “a crime that violates basic human rights.” In a July 26 message to U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, the pope called for a “new mindset” in the battle against malnutrition.“We produce enough food for all people, but many go without their daily bread. This […]

  • The Vatican finance trial begins today. Here’s what you need to know
    on July 27, 2021 at 7:55 am

    Digital Storm via Vatican City, Jul 27, 2021 / 01:55 am (CNA). On Tuesday, the Vatican court is holding the first hearing in a trial against 10 people charged with committing financial crimes against the Holy See.The Vatican finance trial is unprecedented in modern times. Among the defendants is Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the first cardinal to be tried by the tribunal of the […]

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