A man has been arrested and charged with vandalism and assault after swastikas were painted on the graves of several Dominican friars and a security guard was assualted at Catholic college on Monday evening.
An English cardinal welcomed the government’s decision Tuesday to permit the resumption of public Masses from July 4.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, president of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, applauded the June 23 announcement by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Ralph Martin and Renewal Ministries have drawn attention to the 44-year-old prognostication, which now appears especially prophetic.
By Judy Roberts
President Donald Trump on Monday said he will issue an executive order designed to protect public statuary, as statues around the country have been torn down or defaced amid protests in recent weeks.
Chinese officials reportedly arrested an elderly bishop of the underground Catholic Church last week.
Coadjutor Bishop Augustine Cui Tai of Xuanhua, 70 years old, was taken by Chinese officials to an undisclosed location according to local Catholics, UCA News reported on Sunday. Bishop Cui has been under house arrest since 2007.
The Conservative government is planning to relax Sunday trading laws as part of its coronavirus recovery bill.
SHREWSBURY, England — A bishop has urged Christians to speak out against plans to relax Sunday trading laws in the United Kingdom as the economy reels from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
On June 22, 1535, St. John Fisher knelt and prayed the Te Deum and Psalm 31, and laid his neck on the executioner's block.
By Thomas Craughwell
It’s not Thomas More’s fault. His fame is so widespread that he has put in the shade the only English bishop who had the guts to stand up to Henry VIII, and lost his head because of it. That bishop was St. John Fisher (1469-1535).