Posted on 05/24/2022 14:44 PM (CRUX)
In a 6-3 ruling May 23, the Supreme Court said two Arizona death-row inmates could not present new evidence of ineffective counsel they said they received in state trials during their federal appeals.
Posted on 05/24/2022 14:32 PM (CRUX)
A number of U.S. Catholic bishops praised San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone for his "courageous" action in saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not "to be admitted" to Communion because of her stand on legalized abortion.
Posted on 05/24/2022 14:25 PM (CRUX)
The president of the Polish bishops' conference criticized the Vatican's "naive and utopian" attitude to the war in Ukraine and urged Rome to show "greater maturity" in attitudes toward Russia.
Posted on 05/24/2022 14:23 PM (CRUX)
In this episode: Pelosi banned from receiving Communion in San Francisco, Bono and the Pope fight climate change, and Cardinal Becciu claims innocence in Vatican trial. Plus, is Bill Gates’ Four Seasons coming to Rome?
Posted on 05/24/2022 14:20 PM (CRUX)
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Emil A. Wcela of Rockville Centre died May 21 at age 91.
Posted on 05/24/2022 14:05 PM (CRUX)
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Felipe J. Estévez of St. Augustine, Florida, and named as his successor Father Erik T. Pohlmeier, a pastor in the Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas.
Posted on 05/24/2022 14:00 PM (CRUX)
The head of Serbia's Orthodox Church said Tuesday that he would recognize the full independence of the church in neighboring North Macedonia, signaling an end to a decades-old religious dispute.
Posted on 05/24/2022 13:52 PM (CRUX)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back Tuesday on the decision by San Francisco's Catholic archbishop to deny her Communion over her support of abortion rights.
Posted on 05/24/2022 13:25 PM ()
Pope Francis expresses his condolences for the victims of a tornado which struck the Gaylord community in Michigan, US, and for the loss of life caused by storms in southeastern Canada.
Posted on 05/24/2022 11:58 AM ()
The Holy Land Coordination (HLC) is holding its annual pilgrimage this week. The visit, which normally takes place in January, and which has been suspended for two years due to the pandemic, started on May 21 and will run until May 26.