- May 31, 2020
On the third anniversary of the murder of French Father Jacques Hamel by extremists, France pays homage to his message of peace as Vatican inches closer to beatification.
The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse.
While doubts remain concerning veracity of Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, the Vatican acknowledges that faithful devotion is very real.
A German bishop has vowed to intensify “preventive measures” after two church-sponsored reports confirmed systemic violence and abuse at his diocese’s cathedral schools between 1945 and 1995, including 30 years when their famous choir was run by Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, brother of retired Pope Benedict XVI.
A Polish archbishop has condemned attacks on a gay pride rally by protesters claiming to be defending his cathedral.
The city of Paris has ordered a deep cleaning for schools nearest to Notre Dame, whose lead roof melted away in the cathedral’s devastating fire in April.