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Relic of Pope St John Paul II stolen | SW NEWS | 392 A first-class relic of Pope St John Paul the Second was stolen from a basilica in Buenos Aires on Sunday. Fr Jorge Jacek Twarog, the rector of …More
Relic of Pope St John Paul II stolen | SW NEWS | 392
A first-class relic of Pope St John Paul the Second was stolen from a basilica in Buenos Aires on Sunday. Fr Jorge Jacek Twarog, the rector of the Polish Catholic Mission in Argentina, confirmed that a reliquary containing the blood relic of the saint was stolen from the Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament on the outskirts of the Argentine capital. Speeding SUV ploughs into Christmas parade in US city, kills multiple people In a shocking incident, multiple people were killed and several injured when an SUV rammed into a Christmas parade in Waukesha in the US state of Wisconsin on Sunday, November 21. Police have not ruled out the terror angle to the gory incident in which 40 people, including children, suffered injuries. Green Bay Bishop entrusts Nation and Diocese to Christ the King Bishop David Ricken has entrusted the Diocese of Green Bay in the US state of Wisconsin as well as the entire nation to Christ the King of All Nations. The entrustment ceremony was held on Sunday at St Francis Xavier Cathedral and the same was repeated in all parishes. Two of 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti released Here is some good news from Haiti where two of the 17 missionaries who were abducted last month have been released. A statement released by Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries to which the hostages belong confirmed on Sunday that two of them have been released. Greek Orthodox archbishop gifts USCCB president with unique silver pectoral cross As a symbolic gesture of love and unity, the head of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America presented Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, the head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, with a unique silver pectoral cross. Relics of St John Paul II stolen from historic Basilica in Argentina A first-class relic of Pope St John Paul the Second was stolen from a basilica in Buenos Aires on Sunday. Fr Jorge Jacek Twarog, the rector of the Polish Catholic Mission in Argentina, confirmed that a reliquary containing the blood relic of the saint was stolen from the Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament on the outskirts of the Argentine capital. Cloistered Carmel in Vietnam capital witnesses springtime in vocations In Vietnam, in spite of the stiff religious oppression, the Catholic Church is receiving a windfall in young religious vocations. One of the best examples is a cloistered Carmel monastery in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City where there are a large number of young nuns and their number is increasing every year. Catholic outfits in Indonesia raise 236,000 euros through sporting challenge Despite the COVID pandemic, two Catholic outfits in Indonesia conducted the annual RUN4U initiative, which is a fundraising sporting event. Adhering to COVID protocol, a Catholic association of entrepreneurs and the archdiocesan Charismatic Renewal outfit of Jakarta Archdiocese appealed to believers to carry out a sporting activity such as a walk, sprint or a cycling trip to raise funds for Catholic schools and homes for the disabled. Cardinal Semeraro beatifies Polish priest beheaded by Nazis A Polish priest murdered by the Nazis during World War II was declared Blessed on Saturday, November 20. Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, declared Venerable Fr Jan Macha Blessed during a solemn ceremony in Katowice that was attended by Archbishop Wiktor Skworc of Katowice and other prelates, clergy, religious and faithful.