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Cardinal Zen’s detention provokes international outcry

Cardinal Joseph Zen, retired bishop of Hong Kong, reassured Catholics he is fine after being detained and held by national security police for his support of anti-government protesters. “I have spoken with Cardinal Zen,” Hong Kong Bishop Stephen Chow Sau-yan wrote on his Facebook page. “He told me to let his friends know that he…

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Golden jubilee for Waterford parish

St Paul’s Parish in Lisduggan, Waterford City celebrated 50 years of parish life May 7, with a Mass celebrated by bishop of Waterford and Lismore Alphonsus Cullinan. Bright May sunshine greeted parishioners and clergy, as well as the jubilee choir – formed from the three parish choirs – who under the direction of organiser Sean…

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In brief

Pope Francis to visit three cities in Canada in July The Vatican confirmed Friday that Pope Francis will visit three cities in Canada during the last week of July. The Pope will travel to Edmonton, Quebec City, and Iqaluit on July 24-30, the Holy See press office said on May 13. The Pope had announced…

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