EuropeNews
September 2, 2015

Russian patriarch criticizes Ukrainian Catholics; Coptic pope says ‘real’ Ukrainians are Orthodox

In a meeting with the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow criticized the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church as well as Orthodox churches in Ukraine that are…
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EuropeNews
September 2, 2015

German bishops’ conference: grant sanctuary to refugees only as a last resort

As thousands of migrants and refugees enter Europe from Africa and Asia, the migration commission of the German Bishops’ Conference has published a brief document on the tradition of granting…
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EuropeNewsUSA
September 2, 2015

Orthodox bishops discuss pan-Orthodox council

140 bishops of the Patriarchate of Constantinople traveled from Greece, the United States, and other nations to Istanbul to mark the beginning of the Orthodox liturgical year and discuss the…
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EuropeNews
September 2, 2015

British scholars urge Jesuits not to close historic Heythorp College

A group of British intellectuals has joined in a plea to Jesuit officials to rescind their decision to close Heythorp College, saying that the 400-year-old institution plays an important role…
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EuropeNews
September 1, 2015

American analysts sees acceptance of immigrants as 'suicide of Christian Europe'

An American political analyst has charged that Pope Francis is contributing to “the suicide of Christian Europe” by encouraging immigration from Africa. Speaking to an Italian audience, Edward Luttwak said…
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EuropeNews
September 1, 2015

Archbishop Marini to lead Eastern Catholic liturgical commission

Pope Francis has reconstituted the Congregation for the Eastern Churches’ Special Commission for the Liturgy and has named Archbishop Piero Marini as its president. The commission, founded in 1931, approves…
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EuropeNewsVatican
September 1, 2015

Report: Pope to meet with deposed French bishop

Pope Francis will meet on the afternoon of September 1 with Bishop Jacques Gaillot, the former bishop of Evreux, France, according to La Croix. The bishop, whom St. John Paul…
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