Edward Pentin

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Theodore McCarrick Dismissed From the Clerical State

As had been widely expected, the Vatican today announced it had removed Theodore Edgar McCarrick from the clerical state. In a short statement, the Vatican said at the end of a penal process, the Congresso — a weekly meeting of superiors and...

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Cardinal Sarah to Publish Book on Today’s ‘Spiritual, Moral and Political Crisis’

Cardinal Robert Sarah is to publish a new book, this time on the “profound spiritual, moral and political crisis in the contemporary world.” The book, the last volume of three that he has written with the French author Nicolas Diat, will be “the...

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Pope Francis to Canonize Blessed John Henry Newman, Declares Cardinal Mindszenty Venerable

Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman is to be canonized following a Vatican announcement on Wednesday that the Pope had formally approved a miracle attributed to his intercession. Oratorian Father Ignatius Harrison, postulator for Blessed John...

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Cardinal Müller Issues ‘Manifesto of Faith’

Cardinal Gerhard Müller has issued a forthright “manifesto of faith,” calling primarily on Church leaders to fulfil their obligation to lead people to salvation in the face of “growing confusion” about Church doctrine.  In a four-page public...

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Cardinal Burke Launches His Own Personal Website

Cardinal Raymond Burke has launched his own personal website (www.cardinalburke.com) where people can send him special prayer intentions, and which he intends to use to uphold the Church’s teaching and discipline.  The patron of the Sovereign...

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Video and Photographic Highlights of Papal Visit to Abu Dhabi

The unlikely image of a pope in white among Arabic architecture and kandora-dressed Emirati provided many opportunities for striking images.  Here are some of those images taken during Pope Francis' historic Feb. 3-5 visit to the Arab...

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Bishop Hinder: Papal Visit to UAE Was a ‘Special Grace’

Bishop Paul Hinder has said Pope Francis’ Feb. 3-5 landmark visit to the United Arab Emirates was a “special grace” of his 15-year episcopal service to the Gulf region and a “once-in-a-lifetime chance” for the country’s Catholics who never...

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Jordanian Priest on UAE Trip, Human Rights As a Means of Evangelization

Father Rifat Bader, general director of the Catholic Centre for Studies and Media in Amman, Jordan, shares his opinions on Pope Francis' historic Feb. 3-5 visit to the UAE, and in particular the Human Fraternity Meeting which took place on...

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‘Seeing Vatican and UAE Flags Side by Side Is a Remarkable Sight’

An adviser to the UAE's National Media Council, Peter Hellyer has lived in the country since 1975. In this Feb. 4 interview with the Register, he discusses the Pope's historic visit, what it means to the people of the UAE, and how it might impact...

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Bishop Hinder: We’ve Waited With Bated Breath for This Momentous Day

To follow Pope Francis’ visit to the UAE is to “witness history in the making,” Bishop Paul Hinder said in a press statement released last night. The apostolic vicar of Southern Arabia, whose flock includes those in the UAE, Oman and Yemen,...