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‘I Cannot Remain Silent’: Madison’s Bishop Catholic Bishop Condemns Destruction of Statues

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In stark contrast to other bishops, Bishop Hying speaks-out against the mob. As rioters across the United States target statues depicting historical figures, the Bishop of Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday denounced that destruction, along with calls to destroy some depictions of Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgina Mary. RELATED STORY: Madison’s Day of Rage “Should […]

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Scranton Diocese Says ‘No Credible Evidence’ Against Msgr. Walter Rossi

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The Diocese of Scranton released a statement Friday regarding Msgr. Walter Rossi, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The statement said that after an exhaustive investigation, investigators found no credible evidence to support allegations of misconduct against Rossi. “The investigation of allegations of personal misconduct was led by outside […]

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Yet Another Pro-Homosexual Book Published by a “Catholic” Author

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A book published by an employee of the Italian bishops’ conference, which claims to be inspired by Pope Francis’ Amoris laetitia, suggests an approach to pastoral care that calls for changes to the church’s doctrine on homosexuality. The book “Chiesa e Omosessualitá, Un’inchiesta alla luce del magistero di papa Francesco,” (Church and Homosexuality, an investigation […]

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Could Curial Politics Stop a Vatican Finance Trial?

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As details continue to emerge about a raft of financial scandals at the Vatican Secretariat of State, some observers have been left wondering at the apparent lack of urgency or interest in the Holy See’s response. While vague updates have been issued about ongoing investigations, mounting political and diplomatic pressure behind the scenes could be […]