CHURCH IN THE WORLD

By Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Feb 6, 2023 / 13:55 pm In early January, a man entered a Benedictine monastery in Arkansas and began smashing the altar with a sledgehammer. He was about to begin breaking open the tabernacle where the consecrated bread is kept, but something stopped him in his …

By Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Feb 6, 2023 / 14:36 pm A crowd of military veterans, their families, and Boy Scouts filled a New Jersey parish church on Sunday to honor the “Four Chaplains” — a band of men of different faiths who all sacrificed their lives to save others …

By AC Wimmer CNA Newsroom, Feb 6, 2023 / 09:23 am Pope Francis and local Church leaders on Monday reacted with dismay and calls for prayer following a devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. According to Reuters, the series of earthquakes — up to 7.8 magnitude — killed about 1,700 people …

by CNA Staff CNA Newsroom, Feb 2, 2023 / 13:45 pm On Feb. 2, the feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple and the Virgin of Candlemas, a vandal desecrated an image of Jesus in a Catholic church in Jerusalem. The Associated Press reported that the attack …
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