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  • Catholic elected as leader of Germany's largest party December 10, 2018
    Munich, Germany, Dec 10, 2018 / 10:30 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was named the new leader of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) at a special party conference December 7.
  • Site of Baptism of the Lord nears reopening as landmines cleared December 10, 2018
    Jerusalem, Dec 10, 2018 / 09:30 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Churches at the site along the banks of the Jordan river where Jesus is believed to have been baptized could reopen within a year, following progress on a project to clear thousands of landmines and other ordinance from the location.
  • Indian bishop resigns amid complaints of misuse of funds, attempted marriage December 10, 2018
    Kadapa, India, Dec 10, 2018 / 01:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis accepted Monday the resignation of Bishop Prasad Gallela from the pastoral government of the Diocese of Cuddapah, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Gallala was in August the object of a criminal complaint for allegedly using diocesan funds to maintain an alleged […]
  • Scottish mall refuses to allow nativity scene amid Christmas display December 8, 2018
    Edinburgh, Scotland, Dec 8, 2018 / 08:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Both Catholics and Protestants in Scotland are lamenting a shopping center's decision not to include a nativity scene in its Christmas display.
  • Mercy Friday: Pope makes surprise visit to residence centers for the sick December 7, 2018
    Rome, Italy, Dec 7, 2018 / 12:39 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Continuing his 'Mercy Friday' initiative, Pope Francis visited two live-in health centers in the far southern suburbs of Rome today, where he spoke with residents and gifted a 22-pound Christmas cake.

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