- Jan 18, 2020
A federal judge declined for now to compel a Michigan-based Catholic health system to advance legal costs for a doctor’s defense against murder charges in the deaths of 25 Ohio hospital patients.
The Catholic Diocese of Portland is investigating the actions of a priest who got into a fight with a man hours before the man shot a woman 10 times.
Marcio Rodrigues dos Reis’s murder on Dec. 4 in the Amazonian city of Anapu was the 15th case of a peasant being killed in the region due to land conflicts since 2015, according to the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT), which is affiliated with Brazil’s National Bishops’ Conference.
For the first time in Dutch history, a doctor is on trial after performing euthanasia on a woman suffering from severe dementia, who may have had second thoughts about wanting to die.
On Monday the funeral was held for Mario Cerciello Rega – an Italian policeman killed by two American teenagers, and who was praised by friends and family for his dedication to his work, his community and to those in need.
A priest in Mexico City has been arrested for murder barely a week after he celebrated a funeral Mass for the victim.