OSV News Showcase | September 15, 2023

This week we showed up somewhere Philadelphia-born priest who discussed the conflict between some of the leaders of the group in Haiti; a part of the work of a pro-life group serving mothers at the US-Mexico border; Catholic activists calling for congress to fully fund immigrant services for the “common good”; What appeals to decide a Catholic organization cannstall Stations of the Cross ‘prayer trail’ in southeastern Michigan; and more, including some Spanish translations. We’ve got media reviews, columns and a faith-based story on three churches in the US with large collections of religious objects.

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‘We keep everything in God’s love,’ said the bishop as hope rose amid the floods in Libya.

As authorities in Libya declared three days of mourning following a flood disaster, a Catholic bishop in the North African country expressed the church’s closeness to the people, many of whom were injured. , lost or trapped in storm waters.

Swiss bishops have vowed to act after the scandalous report

Switzerland’s Catholic bishops have vowed to take firm action against abuse in the church, after a pilot study found over 1,000 victims and 500 perpetrators. while six bishops faced charges of covering up clerical crimes.

Federal judge upholds 2021 DACA decision

A federal judge has declared illegal a revised version of a program that provides immigration assistance to immigrants who were brought to the country as children.

Catholic Relief Services Aids in Morocco Earthquake Recovery

Catholic Relief Services, the US Catholic Church’s international relief and development agency, is helping with recovery efforts after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake at the end of Sept. 8 killed more than 2,900 people and injured thousands in Morocco, the organization said.

Supreme Court asked to consider future drug

The Justice Department and a vaccine manufacturer petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on September 8 to overturn a lower court ruling that limited access to the drug, setting setting the stage for the Supreme Court to weigh in on the future of drug access. .

Seminarian burned to death in Nigeria as violence against Christians continues

In the never-ending cycle of violence against Christians in Nigeria, seminarian Na’Aman Danlami Stephen of the Diocese of Kafanchan was burnt to death on Sept.

New Orleans pastor indicted by grand jury, arrested for molestation

According to New Orleans Police Department reports, 91-year-old Msgr. Lawrence Hecker held and robbed the victim, who has not been named, between Jan. 1, 1975 and Dec. 31, 1976.

Arrests are rising in most U.S. states where the process is stable, data show

Legal disputes in the United States increased significantly in the first six months of 2023 compared to 2020, according to the New York Times report of data from the Guttmacher Institute, which opposes firm.

The young UK wants to fight for his life, but the court rejects his wish

The 19-year-old student has been in intensive care at an English National Health Service hospital, which cannot be named, since last year after contracting respiratory infection with COVID-19.

Bishop Flores: Synod aims to strengthen the church in advancing the gospel of Christ

The October general meeting in Rome of the Christian Conference of Bishops on synodality aims to fix human reality – not abstractions – in order to better share Jesus Christ and his Evangelize with others, said Bishop Daniel E. Flores, a US member of the world. the preparatory commission of the court.

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