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Ed Condon/CNA
Pope Francis has in the past exercised his prerogative to judge high-profile cases himself, and, given Cardinal Pell’s stature and the significance of any possible outcome, he may find it impossible to delegate a final decision in the matter.
Matt Hadro/CNA
According to the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, St. Vincent Catholic Charities is one of the oldest adoption and foster care agencies in the state.
Catholic News Agency
Father L. Sahayaraj, deputy secretary of the Tamil Nadu Bishops’ Council, said the recent attacks will sow hatred and division.
Catholic News Agency
According to the Reading Eagle, investigators reported after a year-long investigation that McLoone used his secret account to siphon off the entire collection taken up at the parish each year on the feast day of All Soul’s Day in November, for a total of $39,543 over six years.
Matt Hadro/CNA
The White House’s new rule will seek to terminate the Flores Settlement Agreement, a court-approved national policy on the treatment of migrants by U.S. government agencies.
Nation
Lauretta Brown
Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia are conducting investigations.
Blogs
Kathy Schiffer
The Catholic Church celebrates Aug. 22 as the Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Catholic News Agency
Bishop José Luis Azcona is a missionary bishop emeritus of Marajó, a diocese that includes dozens of islands in the Amazon River Delta.
Vatican
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The Aug. 21 ruling against Cardinal George Pell is catastrophic on multiple levels.
Vatican
Edward Pentin
Australian court’s Aug. 21 decision shocks his many supporters.
Msgr. Charles Pope
Bishops should encourage priests to foster reverence with traditions like ad orientem worship, kneeling for Holy Communion and the wider use of Latin.
Paul Kengor
BOOK PICK: On Faith
Sue Ellen Browder
COMMENTARY: Healing the crippling wounds abused people suffer.
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