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Retired Green Bay auxiliary bishop failed to report abuse, withdraws from ministry - Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:08:00 -0600 - reen Bay, Wis., Sep 20, 2018 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Robert Morneau, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Green Bay, has withdrawn from public ministry saying he regrets having failed to report th ...

Experts respond to new policies for handling allegations against bishops - Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:45:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Sep 20, 2018 / 03:45 pm (CNA).- Following the announcement of new policies for bishops by the USCCB, experts in the fields of law and child protection have been considering their poten ...

'Leave no stone unturned,' Cardinal Dolan tells NY archdiocesan investigator - Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:48:00 -0600 - ew York City, N.Y., Sep 20, 2018 / 01:48 pm (CNA).- The Archbishop of New York has announced the appointment of an archdiocesan special counsel, who will be tasked with an independent review of protoc ...

Catholic Charities is collecting airline miles to reunite refugee families - Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:14:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Sep 20, 2018 / 11:14 am (CNA).- Catholic Charities USA has announced a new initiative to help refugees and people seeking asylum to reunite with their family members through donated ai ...

Thousands of Hispanics expected in Texas for Encuentro summit - Thu, 20 Sep 2018 03:01:00 -0600 - ort Worth, Texas, Sep 20, 2018 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As many as 3,000 Catholics of Hispanic background are expected in Texas this week for the National V Encuentro, a culmination of four years ...

Commentary: Getting to forgiveness - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:00:00 -0600 - enver, Colo., Sep 19, 2018 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- I have spent most of this summer angry with Christ’s Church. When the first credible allegation against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick- my own form ...

Bishop Cozzens: The light shines in the darkness - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:56:00 -0600 - t. Paul, Minn., Sep 19, 2018 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a column in The Catholic Spirit last week, Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens of Saint Paul and Minneapolis reflected on the light being shone ...

U.S. bishops announce new abuse-prevention measures and call for McCarrick investigation - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:30:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Sep 19, 2018 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference has announced new accountability measures in response to recent clerical sex-abuse scandals. The reforms include the ...

Ballot initiative could end legal brothels in one Nevada county - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:07:00 -0600 - ound House, Nevada, Sep 19, 2018 / 02:07 pm (CNA).- Lyon County is one of the 10 counties in Nevada that allow for legal prostitution. But this November, Lyon County voters will have an opportunity to ...

Brooklyn diocese reaches $27.5m settlement over abuse by lay volunteer - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:53:00 -0600 - rooklyn, N.Y., Sep 19, 2018 / 10:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Brooklyn and an after-school program reached a $27.5 million settlement Tuesday with four men who were sexually abused as minors ...

As Florence subsides, Catholic Charities in NC ready to offer assistance - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:01:00 -0600 - aleigh, N.C., Sep 19, 2018 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While Hurricane Florence has decreased to a tropical depression, it is still churning up tornadoes and bringing record flooding throughout the a ...

Indiana diocese releases names of credibly accused clerics - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:22:00 -0600 - ort Wayne, Ind., Sep 18, 2018 / 03:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend published Tuesday the names of the 18 priests and deacons who have served in the diocese and have been c ...

Priest faces trial after alleged assault of San Diego seminarian - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:58:00 -0600 - an Diego, Calif., Sep 18, 2018 / 01:58 pm (CNA).- A California priest has been charged with sexual battery, after he is alleged to have sexually assaulted a San Diego seminarian. The priest, Fr. Juan ...

Historic low on US refugee cap lamented as 'deeply disturbing' - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:18:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Sep 18, 2018 / 01:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic leaders have criticized an announcement that the United States will be reducing its refugee cap to historic lows, while global rates ...

Religious priest named auxiliary bishop of Hartford - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:07:00 -0600 - artford, Conn., Sep 18, 2018 / 11:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Juan Miguel Betancourt Torres, a member of the Institute of the Servants of the Holy Eucharist and the Blessed Virgin Mary, was appoint ...