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Catholic college contingents head to the March for Life

Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2018 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The 45th annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, and hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend. Many of the marchers will be students from Catholic universities, who will, […]

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Sister Nirmala, former head of Missionaries of Charity, dies in India

Kolkata, India, Jun 23, 2015 / 11:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics around the world are mourning the death of Sister Nirmala Joshi, who passed away Tuesday. Sr. Nirmala had succeeded Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, serving in that capacity from […]

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Pope taps Cordileone’s auxiliary to head San Diego diocese

Rome, Italy, Mar 3, 2015 / 05:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis has appointed San Francisco’s native auxiliary bishop, Robert W. McElroy, as the new head of the archdiocese of San Diego. McElroy will succeed Bishop Cirilo Flores, who passed away from […]

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Head of drug war-torn Mexican diocese to become a cardinal

Morelia, Mexico, Jan 9, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis announced Jan. 4 that among the 20 men who will be named cardinals at the next consistory is Archbishop Alberto Suarez Inda of Morelia, who has worked for peace amid the ongoing drug war in […]

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A cardinal’s hat for Archbishop Mamberti, new head of the Signatura

Vatican City, Jan 6, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Months after being named to replace Cardinal Raymond Burke as head of the Apostolic Signatura, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will be among those joining the College of Cardinals during February's consistory. The announcement that the French Moroccan archbishop […]

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Bishop Coyne of Indianapolis picked to head Vermont diocese

Burlington, Vt., Dec 22, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Auxiliary Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Indianapolis has been chosen by Pope Francis to be the next bishop of Burlington, Vermont, announced the Vatican Dec. 22. In a Dec. 22 statement, Bishop Coyne voiced joy and thanked […]

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Australian bishops welcome new head of pastoral life commission

Canberra, Australia, Nov 4, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Australian bishops' conference has welcomed Alison Burt as the new leadership steering the national Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life in their nation. According to a recent statement, Burt was appointed executive secretary of the Bishops Commission […]

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Beatification of Opus Dei head sparks call for global generosity

Beatification of Opus Dei head sparks call for global generosity

Rome, Italy, Sep 26, 2014 / 01:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- To mark the impending beatification of Alvaro del Portillo, who led Opus Dei from 1975 to 1994, those attending the celebration are being invited to contribute to initiatives aimed at bringing aid and support to the people […]

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Pope names Philly bishop to head Toledo diocese

Pope names Philly bishop to head Toledo diocese

Toledo, Ohio, Aug 26, 2014 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Tuesday named Auxiliary Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Philadelphia to be the next bishop of Ohio’s Diocese of Toledo. “I express my profound gratitude to Pope Francis for his confidence and trust in appointing […]

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New Ukrainian Orthodox head to face questions of independence

New Ukrainian Orthodox head to face questions of independence

Kyiv, Ukraine, Aug 19, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The newly elected head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate must decide whether that Church can be independent from Russia, Ukraine's eastern neighbor with which it is in conflict, analysts say. On Aug. 13, Metropolitan […]

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