- Aug 10, 2020
“Many people are surprised when they hear about a group of Catholic priests who are also pilots,” Msgr. John Hemann, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, said. “It is something many don’t think a priest would do.”
Another priest was found dead in Mexico on Wednesday causing the local archbishop to ask authorities to make sure this “damnable deed” does not happen again. Father Luis López Villa, who was found tied to a chair and stabbed in his room, is the 18th priest to be murdered in Mexico in the last six years.
The Catholic Church in India may still force the clergy to give up their property, and the ruling also does not benefit those who have already given their properties to the church, said Reji Njallani, national president of the priests’ association.
“People who are not in love are irresponsible,” Father Pier Giorgio Di Cicco writes. “A town that is not in love with itself is irresponsible, and civically apt for mistakes. Responsibility is a cold duty. It inspires no one. A citizenry is incited to action by the eros of mutual care, by having a common object of love — their city.”
Father Alberto Gaton, a chaplain of a Spanish ship that combats human trafficking by rescuing people in the Mediterranean Sea, seeks to make a difference in the crisis hitting the European coast. In the span of almost 5 months, Gaton and his team have managed to rescue more than 3,000 people.
An 80-year-old Mexican exorcist, Father Francisco Lopez Sedano, has conducted at least 6,000 exorcisms and claims that as a consequence the devil is afraid of him. Sedano talks about the three main things that he has learned though his experience as an exorcist. The first? don’t be fooled. The Devil is a person, not a thing.