Bishop of Ars removes Blessed Sacrament from parishes amid string of break-ins,

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(CNA).- Bishop Pascal Roland of Belley-Ars in France has ordered that the Blessed Sacrament be removed from all chapels and churches in the diocese following a wave of sacrileges that have taken place in recent days. After numerous tabernacles were profaned and consecrated hosts were stolen, Bishop Roland issued an ordinance instructing that “the Blessed Sacrament shall be removed from … Read More

New Gary, Indiana bishop praised for focus on evangelization

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(CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has named the next bishop of Gary, Indiana: Milwaukee’s Auxiliary Bishop Donald J. Hying, who drew praise for his commitment to evangelization and to the sanctity of life. “I am humbled, honored and excited to embrace the call to serve the Church in the Diocese of Gary, Indiana,” Bishop Hying said in a Nov. 24 statement. … Read More