- Apr 13, 2021
Koningshoeven Abbey in The Netherlands has launched an online platform for aspiring monks: eNovice. This digital novitiate is a world first, according to the Dutch Trappists.
The Radboud University is one of just two Catholic universities in the Netherlands. The Dutch bishops have now decided that it may no longer call itself Catholic.
It’s a step back for parishes in the Netherlands. All churches in the country were closed from March until June, but restrictions were partly lifted in June and since July a maximum of 100 people – and even more in larger churches – was allowed again.
Cardinal Adrianus Simonis, the former archbishop of Utrecht, died Wednesday at the age of 88.
Dutch parishes are missing out on thousands in donations and other sources of income as coronavirus measures prevent them from holding public Masses, according to research done by the Dutch Catholic weekly Katholiek Nieuwsblad.
Village churches are closing at an increasing rate in the Netherlands.
Dutch Cardinal Wim Eijk gave an official reaction to the verdict in a landmark euthanasia case, in which a doctor who performed euthanasia on a woman suffering from severe dementia has been acquitted of murder. Last week prosecutors announced their decision to take the case to the Dutch Supreme Court.