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    In an exclusive interview with Crux, Hong Kong's new bishop spoke of how he is focusing on pastoral matters over political concerns. Yeung says he devoting attention to young people, the elderly, and building social solidarity, rather than emphasizing political disagreement with the government.

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    Rome march defies anti-Semitism, celebrates Jewish/Catholic friendship

    Romans marched on Monday to commemorate the anniversary of when over one thousand Jews were taken from their homes by Nazis in 1943 and sent to the concentration camp of Auschwitz. As anti-semitic sentiments rise in Europe and the United States, Catholic and Jewish organizers of the event praise fruitful dialogue and invite faithful not to forget the lessons from the past.

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    Security situation for Christians in Mali gets worse

    Monsignor Edmond Dembélé, the secretary general of the bishops' conference of Mali, says "there are so many armed groups now, all trying to prove themselves” in the country. The Central African nation's small Christian minority is feeling the brunt of the violence, as Islamist groups destroy Christian places of worship, and drive Christians out of their homes.

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  • Pope canonizes 35 new saints, including a ‘feminist’ priest

    Pope canonizes 35 new saints, including a ‘feminist’ priest

    • October 16, 2017

    Pope Francis on Sunday canonized 35 new Catholic saints, including a late 19th and early 20th century Spanish priest today regarded by many as a feminist, because he fought for equal educational opportunities for women and girls. Among the others, 33 were martyrs in either Brazil or Mexico, meaning people who paid the ultimate price for their faith.

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  • Callista Gingrich confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Holy See
    Callista Gingrich confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Holy See
    • October 17, 2017

    In a vote on Monday, the United States Senate confirmed Callista Gingrich to serve as the ambassador to the Holy See. Gingrich, a lifelong Catholic, is the third wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. She will be tasked with serving as the liaison between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump, a relationship that has not always been harmonious.

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  • Vatican asks Indonesian bishop to repay funds he allegedly stole
    Vatican asks Indonesian bishop to repay funds he allegedly stole
    • October 17, 2017

    Pope Francis approved the resignation of 58-year-old Indonesian Bishop Hubertus Leteng following the investigation into allegations that he secretly borrowed $94,000 from the Indonesian bishops’ conference and $30,000 from the diocese, without providing an accountability report. Now the diocese and the bishops’ conference want him to repay the money.

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  • Cardinal says pope’s top diplomat has ‘poisoned mind’ on China
    Cardinal says pope’s top diplomat has ‘poisoned mind’ on China
    • October 16, 2017

    In an exclusive interview with Crux, retired bishop of Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen says he believes Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin is more interested in diplomacy than he is the Catholic faith. The cardinal spoke critically about the current state of the Holy See’s relationship with China and says he believes the Church is willing to compromise too much in order to establish diplomatic relations.

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