Priest

Thumbnail gaza hit by israeli airstrikes on nov 14 2012 cna credit  lpjorg 1 Amid violence, priest opts to stay with parishioners in Gaza

Argentinean priest Father Jorge Hernandez, pastor of Holy Family Parish in the Gaza strip, stayed with his parishioners despite three missile...

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Thumbnail archbishop george niederauer courtesy of the archdiocese of san francisco cna Archbishop Niederauer remembered for his service to the Church

San Francisco, Calif., May 3, 2017 / 12:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After battling lung disease, Archbishop Emeritus George H. Niederauer of San...

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Thumbnail priest collar credit alphaspirit via wwwshutterstockcom cna California priest found guilty of embezzling donations

San Jose, Calif., Mar 24, 2017 / 06:38 am (CNA).- A priest in California has been found guilty of diverting $19,000 in donations to his personal...

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Thumbnail msgr bernard dolan Champion of Catholic Education

“One man soweth, another repeath” is an appropriate scriptural adage for the educational accomplishments of Msgr. Bernard J. Dolan (1890-1968), one...

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Thumbnail grace napolitano father mike gutierrez Congresswoman Napolitano welcomes Baldwin Park priest to deliver House prayer

On April 26, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-Calif.) asked Father Michael “Mike” Gutiérrez to deliver the opening prayer at the U.S. House of...

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Thumbnail fr xavier colleoni Father Xavier Colleoni, Comboni Missionary, celebrates two milestones

Father Xavier Colleoni, Comboni Missionary and priest at Holy Cross Church in Los Angeles, celebrated his 90th birthday and the 65th anniversary of...

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Thumbnail priest public domain via pixabay cna He used to spit on those going to Mass – now he's a priest

Madrid, Spain, Mar 6, 2017 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After an anti-clerical childhood and adolescence, filled with hatred for the Church, Fr....

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Thumbnail ansh with cardinal dinardo june 17 2014 cna cna jpg Hispanic Catholic priests help build bridges, convention leader says

A national gathering of Hispanic Catholic priests in Houston aims to build community and affirm their role as “bridges” between the Hispanic and...

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Thumbnail father don woznicki new ethos Holy-wood: How one priest supports films that ‘promote truth, beauty and goodness’

The path to priesthood doesn’t often include stops on the sets of soap operas. But for Father Don Woznicki, a stint as a production assistant for...

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Thumbnail lit candle at the memorial for orlando at st patricks catholic church in rome alexeygotovskiy cna cna 6 16 16 Indigenous priest murdered in Mexico

Jesús María, Mexico, Mar 29, 2017 / 12:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Felipe Altamirano Carrillo, an indigenous priest who served in the Mexico's...

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Thumbnail jasonthomascrocker sophia carl wedding 220 cna 1 Jesuit Father Raymond Gawronski remembered for witness of priesthood

Father Raymond Thomas Gawronski, S.J., professor of dogmatics at St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, California, died in the...

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Thumbnail priest during wedding ceremony credit vivver shutterstock cna Kidnapped priest in Mexico liberated

Tampico, Mexico, Apr 1, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest in Mexico's state of Tamaulipas who had been abducted earlier this week was...

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Thumbnail cathedral of our lady of the angels in los angeles california credit archdiocese of los angeles cna us catholic news 3 13 13 LA priest says he has lived his vocation 'from my mother's womb'

A young Nigerian priest who serves the Hispanic community in California says he received his vocation in his mother's womb. Father Kelechi Alzoie...

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Thumbnail msgr jeremiah murphy Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, priest for more than 50 years, dies at 79

Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, a faithful servant of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles known for his love for the priesthood, rigorous intellectual...

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Thumbnail oysters credit lisovskaya natalia shutterstock cna Oysters, wine and travel? A UK priest's bizarre fraud scandal

London, England, Apr 10, 2017 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. John Reid, a Roman Catholic priest serving in County Durham, England, has been...

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Thumbnail monsignor john foley Parishioners, friends and family mourn the loss of Msgr. John Foley, beloved Irish priest

Msgr. John Foley — a man remembered for bringing laughter, compassion and good sense to those he served during more than half a century of ministry...

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Thumbnail father leo alberg Parishioners mourn the sudden loss of Father Leo W. Alberg, age 56

Parishioners of Incarnation Church in Glendale are grieving the loss of Father Leo W. Alberg, who died suddenly on April 20. He was 56...

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Thumbnail priest collar cna world catholic news 7 24 12 2 Philadelphia priest placed on immediate leave following arrest

A 55-year-old priest in Philadelphia was placed on immediate administrative leave after being arrested on child pornography charges. According to...

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