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Nov 27, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The French bishops’ conference announced Friday that it would submit another appeal to the Council of State, calling the proposed 30-person limit on public Masses during Advent “unacceptable.”
Nov 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A new archbishop took the helm in the Canadian archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth Friday.
Nov 27, 2020 - 10:20 am .- An art restorer in Germany has offered to restore a decapitated statue of the Virgin Mary free of charge.
Nov 27, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A statue of the Virgin Mary in a public square in a suburb of Venice, Italy, was vandalized Thursday night.
Nov 27, 2020 - 08:20 am .- A Nigerian archbishop has asked for prayers for the safe release of a priest kidnapped in Abuja earlier this week.
Nov 27, 2020 - 07:00 am .- In a video message to a Catholic social doctrine conference on Thursday, Pope Francis said that remembering our baptism and the promise of eternal life can help us avoid the temptation to seek “utopia” in this world.
Nov 27, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Cardinal Christoph Schönborn deplored Friday an attack on a rabbi in the Austrian capital, Vienna. 
Nov 27, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A Vatican dicastery launched a new campaign Friday urging young people to share wisdom gleaned from the elderly facing Christmas alone because of the pandemic.
Nov 26, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Coronavirus lockdowns revealed a “glaring contradiction” in attitudes towards migrants, a Vatican diplomat said Thursday.
Nov 26, 2020 - 10:35 am .- Cardinal Vincent Nichols urged the U.K. government Thursday to reconsider a proposed cut to its foreign aid budget. 
Nov 26, 2020 - 04:35 am .- The Catholic bishops of Belarus appealed Wednesday for a “peaceful solution” to the crisis that has gripped their country since a disputed presidential election in August.
Nov 25, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- On the same day that Pope Francis approved the beatification of 127 Catholics killed in Spain in hatred of the faith in the 20th century, a hashtag calling for Catholic priests to be burned was trending on Twitter in Spain.
Nov 25, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A Swiss Catholic diocese that elects its own bishop from a shortlist drawn up by the Holy See has rejected all three candidates proposed by Pope Francis, according to local media. 
Nov 25, 2020 - 07:00 am .- After a strong reaction by French Catholics to the government’s decision Tuesday night to limit Mass attendance to 30 people per church during Advent, French bishops are in negotiations with the government to determine a more “realistic gauge” for a gradual resumption of public Masses.
Nov 25, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Sr. Wanda Boniszewska led an extraordinary life. But for one religious sister who lived with her in the last years of her life, Boniszewska didn’t seem outwardly remarkable.  
Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Bishop Damián Iguacén Borau, who died Tuesday, was the oldest living Catholic bishop in the world. 
Nov 25, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Catholics risk going astray if they neglect the four essential characteristics of Church life, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
Nov 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Iraqi Christians are trying to face challenges with strength and hope as they continue to rebuild their lives after the Islamic State invaded in 2014, a Chaldean Catholic priest has said.
Nov 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa has entrusted his new mission as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem to the prayer of contemplative religious orders in the Holy Land.
Nov 24, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis advanced Tuesday the sainthood causes of several men and women, including two Italian priests of the 20th century -- one who was ordained at age 23 and another who was ordained at 65.

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