Vatican approves Diocese of Madison, Wis., proposal for new cathedral

The Diocese of Madison is closer to having a cathedral once again. With decree in hand, the diocese has the Holy See's approval for its proposal to make the existing St. Bernard Church in Madison its new cathedral.
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Vatican finds Archbishop Nienstedt acted ‘imprudently’ but not criminally under canon law

A multiyear investigation overseen by the Catholic Church into Archbishop John C. Nienstedt, who resigned from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in 2015, has ended with the Vatican finding that he acted "imprudently" in several instances but not ...
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Cardinal says Vatican is not moving toward accepting gay marriage

The Vatican's affirmation that a priest can give an informal blessing to a gay couple who asks for one is not a first step toward the Catholic Church recognizing same-sex marriages, said Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, prefect of the Dicastery ...
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Vatican Museums share hidden images, details found by art restorers

The Vatican Museums has launched an initiative to give visitors -- online and in person -- a "backstage" peek into the secrets, curiosities and insights discovered by their art restorers.
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Vatican aims to have a net-zero-emissions vehicle fleet by 2030

As part of a plan to reduce its CO2 footprint, Vatican City State has launched a program to replace its existing vehicle fleet with electric vehicles.
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Bishop Strickland removed from diocese after accusing pope of backing ‘attack on the sacred’  

Pope Francis has "relieved" Bishop Joseph E. Strickland from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, the Holy See Press Office announced Nov. 11.
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