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Vatican City is a city and sovereign nation just like any other in many respects, but with some notable differences. In our latest Catholic Focus, host Alicia Ambrosio takes you behind the walls to see how Vatican City protects its citizens, communicates with the world, keeps its buildings and furnishings in top shape, and reaches ...read more
Yesterday, the Holy See released the news of three new episcopal appointments for the Church in Québec. Bishop André Gazaille has been named bishop of Nicolet, Québec. The population of Nicolet is nearly 210 000, over 95% of whom are Roman Catholic. Bishop Gazaille was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Montreal in 1971. ...read more
An act that sows division and produces rifts and tensions. [singlepic id=39 w=320 float=right]That’s how a statement from the Holy See describes last Wednesday’s Episcopal ordination in the Diocese of Leshan, China. There was no Papal mandate for the ordination of Fr. Paul Lei Shiyin, and hence the Holy See does not recognize him as ...read more
Following the guilty plea of the Most Rev. Raymond Lahey, former Bishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, the following statement has been issued by Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops: The Most Reverend Raymond Lahey, former Bishop of Antigonish, has pled guilty to possession of child pornography. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops condemns all forms of ...read more