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Ojibwe artist’s beadwork selected for display at U.S. Embassy to Holy See

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — With a needle and thread and painstaking attention, Jessica Gokey...

Be prophetic voice for church, Australian bishop urges Plenary Council

SYDNEY (CNS) — Australia’s Plenary Council could be a prophetic voice encouraging a tired, frustrated...

Teen trauma, impaired brain development seen as factors in gun violence

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Gun violence in Philadelphia highlights the deep-seated trauma and developmental issues experienced...

After shooting, cardinal urges unity to ‘build path to safety and peace’

CHICAGO (CNS) — Saying he watched “in horror” news reports in the aftermath of a...

In interview, pope condemns abortion, says he’s not resigning

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a wide-ranging interview with the Reuters news agency, Pope Francis...

Thor: Love and Thunder

NEW YORK (CNS) — Tongue-in-cheek humor paces the vivid action in “Thor: Love and Thunder”...

Pope Francis and Vatican II: It’s not a battleground, but the future

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis is the first pope to have been ordained to...

Pope couldn’t go to Congo, but Congolese in Rome pray with him for peace

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Despite disappointment that Pope Francis was not in Congo July 3,...

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Bishop Jacob Angadiath of the Saint Thomas Syro-Malabar Diocese of Chicago; Appoints Bishop Joy Alappatt as Successor

WASHINGTON - Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Jacob Angadiath, 76, from the pastoral governance of the Saint Thomas Syro-Malabar Diocese of Chicago, and has appointed Bishop Joy Alappatt, currently auxiliary bishop of Saint Thomas Syro-Malabar Diocese of Chicago as his successor.

The resignation and appointment were publicized in Washington, D.C. on July 3, 2022, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

The Saint Thomas Syro-Malabar Diocese of Chicago ministers to 49,183 Syro-Malabar Catholics in the United States.

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Advocates look to other avenues after court limits EPA on carbon emissions

Advocates expressed disappointment that the U.S. Supreme Court has limited Environmental Protection Agency action to...