- Jan 15, 2021
In an effort to provide immediate shelter and aid to people living on the street in Rome while also trying to curb the spread of coronavirus, the diocesan Caritas and the Italian Red Cross have started operating a testing and temporary holding center for new arrivals before they go on to regular shelters.
Dominican Father Maciej Zięba died from cancer on December 31, 2020 at the age of 66. He was laid to rest Jan. 9 in his native Wrocław, in southwestern Poland.
Swiss Cardinal Henri Schwery, whose diocese was home to Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre’s priestly society, died Jan. 7 at the age of 88.
Sweden’s about-face in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic can give way to much-needed reflection and conversion in the country, said Cardinal Anders Arborelius of Stockholm.
After a 5-month investigation into the Maltese Community of Jesus the Savior, the archdiocese has issued a decree forbidding participation in the group after finding what it described as abusive tendencies causing harm to members.
A spokeswoman for Denmark’s Catholic Church said draft legislation requiring all sermons and homilies to be translated into Danish will fuel ill-feeling and damage religious freedom.