Daily News

Morning must-reads

June 25

Cdl. Pell to live in 'secure compound' if appeal succeeds

Perhaps abroad, due to risk of backlash & threats at home

Pope names administrator for Lyon as cardinal appeals

Barbarin was found guilty of abuse cover-up last March

Jesuits plan to appeal Indy archbp.’s decision on school

Order wants degree of autonomy in personnel decisions

Penn. to join N.J., Delaware in outlawing child marriage

Experts: 248,000 children were married in U.S., 2000-2010

Thousands pray in Seoul for reconciliation with N. Korea

Cardinal exhorts, 'Pray constantly' and 'never lose hope'

Uproar in Chile over disgraced cardinals at ordination

9.5% of Chilean clergy have been 'credibly accused'

June 24

Three priests on accused list sue Corpus Christi diocese

Claim wrongful inclusion; bishop explains process, factors

LGBT/pro-aborts nix Vatican women's soccer game

Vienna players also join in protest of Church teaching

Spain: 14 nuns, martyred in Spanish Civil War, beatified

Cardinal cites vivid testimonies referring to their deaths

Boy Scouts: 12,254 victims, 7,819 suspects since 1920s

BSA faces potentially huge wave of abuse-related suits

Ontario foster-care service rejects Christian couple

Agency puts ideology ahead of children's interests

Georgetown U. got $333 million from Qatar since 2011

Georgetown, Texas A&M operate satellite campuses there

June 21

Indy archbp. revokes Jesuit school's Catholic identity

Disagreement over employment of teacher in gay union

Supreme Court rules Maryland Peace Cross can stay

Says monument does not violate Establishment Clause

Trafficked women find relief at London’s Bakhita House

Majority of victims are from Romania, Albania, Nigeria

India: Missionaries of Charity face probe over funding

Archbp. of Calcutta: State should help not harass them

CCHD gives $750K to group pushing LGBT propaganda

CCHD is an anti-poverty agency of the USCCB

Vatican official lauds Catholic media for abuse coverage

His CDF office & the Catholic press 'share the same goal'

June 20

Military archbp. urges talks to resolve U.S.-Iran tensions

Reminds that escalation is danger to region and world

Upcoming Amazon synod 'open to recognizing diversity'

64-page working document has controversial passages

Maltese archbp. Scicluna defends JPII’s record on abuse

Says those who question 'should brush up' on history

Number of refugees, displaced persons tops 70 million

Most from Syria, Afghanistan, S. Sudan, Myanmar, Somalia

Christians unite for 'Season of Creation' Sept. 1-Oct. 4

Ecumenical events include climate-change advocacy

‘500 Mom Strong’ group protests Drag Queen Story Hour

Against sexualization of children, mockery of femininity

June 19

Hong Kong extradition bill is a danger to Christians

Chinese gov't sees religious 'dissidents' as criminals

Experts: China harvests organs of Falun Gong members

Abuse of prisoners of conscience may include Uighurs

In Mexico, 26 churches are desecrated per month

And 50 priests murdered since 2006; 80% cases unsolved

Vatican quashes rumors of Benedict XVI stroke

Archbp. Georg Gänswein calls the rumors 'fake news'

New book sheds light on real story of Church's money

Real estate, assets also cost a lot, do not generate cash

Viganò: D.C. Nat'l Shrine rector Rossi is gay predator

Groomed CUA students; Parolin & Wuerl are well aware

June 18

Paris archbishop celebrates first Mass in Notre Dame

Says, 'culture without worship becomes a negative culture'

Maronite Church: Middle East is losing its Christians

Aleppo, Damascus, and Holy Land depopulated of them

Small donors, many U.S., funding Notre Dame work

Billionaire donors haven't yet paid, haggle over contracts

Catechist instructor shot dead in southern Mexico

Churchmen remain victims of 'generalized violence' there

Polish priest ordained after cancer diagnosis dies

Fr. Michal Los was ordained in his Warsaw hospital bed

U.S. Dept. of Education investigates Georgetown Univ.

For secret funding from Qatar, Saudis, Chinese spy firms

June 17

Pope appeals for use of diplomacy in tense Persian Gulf

To resolve the complex problems of conflicts there

Challenges to seal of confession attributed to scandals

Used as excuse to further marginalize Church in society

More renovations planned at Church of Holy Sepulcher

Three churches agree on restoring pavement, foundations

Chilean auxiliary bishop-elect steps down per Vatican

After controversial statements about Jewish culture

Archbp. Viganò clarifies points raised in new interview

Asks whereabouts of 'box of documents' from BXVI era

David Daleiden forced to pay $195K fine over PP videos

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to overturn ruling

June 14

USCCB passes 3 measures in response to abuse crisis

Include 'qualified lay person' to receive bishop allegations

Bp. Barron to USCCB: We must get back ex-Catholics

50% of Catholics age 30 and under have left the Church

Sri Lanka: Shrine reopens after Easter Sunday attack

Cardinal: No heaven for killers; 'they will only go to hell'

N.Y.: Catholics, feminists oppose commercial surrogacy

Bill, pushed by Cuomo & senate, is stalled in Assembly

Chinese bishop Li dies under house arrest at age 92

Authorities won't permit his burial in Catholic cemetery

Cambridge prof critiques Pope's ‘Our Father’ update

Says traditional translation is far closer to oldest Greek

June 13

USCCB approves system for allegations against bishops

3rd-party call hub sends info to metropolitan & nuncio

Abp. Viganò has 1st major interview in Washington Post

Says Pope is 'deliberately concealing' McCarrick evidence

Retired Wyoming bishop Hart likely to face Vatican trial

Kansas diocese where he served settled with ten victims

62-mile Chartres Pentecost pilgrimage draws 14,000

With prayer, singing, stopping only for Mass, camping

Bangladesh: Buddhist monk seizes land from diocese

Church is proven owner; 300 poor kids are helped there

Nine states allow abortion up to birth; Ill. most extreme

Alaska, Colo., N.H., N.J., N.M., N.Y., Oregon, Vermont, D.C.

June 12

Review Board chair to bishops: Use independent audits

Calls for rejection of 'metropolitan option' in abuse cases

Jesuits, Order of Malta, Fairfield U. pay $60M settlement

For abuse at Haitian orphanage linked with U.S. college

Fr. Augustus Tolton, slave turned priest, now Venerable

Is two steps from being the first black American saint

Order of Malta leader restricts use of Tridentine rite

Says all its liturgical ceremonies must use ordinary form

AMA reaffirms its opposition to doctor-assisted suicide

Acknowledges coersion, other slippery-slope problems

Pinterest labels LiveAction’s pro-life content as ‘porn’

LiveAction has huge online presence with 3.3M followers

June 11

New Vatican document rejects gender ideology

Aimed to support those engaged in education of youth

Bishops to return 'gifts' from W.V. bishop Bransfield

Cdl. Kevin Farrell, in Vatican post, will return $29,000

Polish priest in stable condition after being stabbed

Before Mass, assailant engaged him on abuse scandal

Review board chairman to U.S. bishops: Release all files

Likens stonewalling to 'slow removal of the Band-Aid'

Trump admin bans rainbow flags above U.S. embassies

But diplomats find ways to defy or sidestep the directive

180 companies: Abortion bans are ‘bad for business’

CEOs of Twitter, Yelp, Slack, Tinder, Ben & Jerry's, H&M

June 10

New study shows clerical abuse charges rising again

More female victims coming forward; perps are older

Pope: The world needs an ecological ‘conversion’...

... a new ethical vision that places persons at center

Alabama plans castration for pedophiles asking parole

Bill has passed legislature, waits on governor’s desk

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda for Southern Baptists too

Will vote on plans for dealing with cover ups, allegations

NY archdiocese agrees to move Sheen’s remains to Ill.

Peoria burial may improve his chance at sainthood

Prelates issue new ‘Declaration of Truths’ document

To counter widespread 'doctrinal confusion, disorientation'

June 7

Prosecution falters during Cardinal Pell appeal hearing

Repeatedly struggles to articulate his own argument

Pope names delegate to oversee pilgrims at Lourdes

To help shrine become 'ever more a place of prayer'

Many Muslim countries ‘silent’ on Uyghur persecution

China holds over 1M ethnic Turkic Muslims in camps

CAR Missionary: ‘Violence, massacres, wild exploitation’

Nation of 5.8M is 25% Catholic, 25% Prot, 15% Muslim

Pope names pro-LGBT Cdl. Tobin to oversee Catholic ed

Can't seem to resist appointing McCarrick protégés

Georgetown U. features robust LGBTQ Resource Center

Events: Pride/Coming Out Month, Gender Liberation Week

June 6

Report: Financial, sexual blunders by ex-W. Va. bishop

Bransfield gave $350,000 in cash gifts to prelates, priests

Ill. bishop bars pro-abort lawmakers from Communion

Paprocki takes stand against recent 'barbaric' legislation

Houston abuse case raises questions on Pope’s reforms

Jurisdiction, competence issues in Vatican departments

Kasper says Pope will allow married priests in Amazon

If bishops 'agree through mutual consent' to request it

U.S. bishops spent $300 million on abuse cases last year

Including roughly $200M in settlements to victims

New Vatican service to charismatic communities begins

Charis will promote communion among 120M Catholics