Holy See Press Office, an “international team” to flank spokeman 

A French, a Peruvian and two Americans. “It’s not an Italian team” – no doubt – the one appointed by the prefect of the Department of Communication, Paolo Ruffini, to the Holy See Press Office in support of the young Italian ad interim director Alessandro Gisotti, who exclaimed: “It’s an international team!”. A new structure, already anticipated by…

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San Antonio archdiocese prepares for new parishes

San Antonio, Texas, Jan 11, 2019 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of San Antonio has collected over half of the funds for a campaign to construct new parish buildings in preparation for an expected population boom.

The “On the Way – ¡Ándale!” Capital Campaign, this is the first campaign the diocese has seen since 1955. It has raised over $40 million of the $60 million goal.

Construction on Mary, Mother of the Church parish could start as early as fall 2019. The church grounds will include a sanctuary, school, meeting hall, rectory, and sport complex.

Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller blessed the grounds of

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German officials did not violate homeschoolers’ rights, European court says

Strasbourg, France, Jan 11, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two homeschooling German parents who said their parental rights were violated by the enforcement of compulsory school attendance laws did not prevail in the European Court of Human Rights, which unanimously rejected their claims Thursday.

“It is a very disheartening day for our family and the many families affected by this in Germany,” Dirk Wunderlich, who with his wife Petra are the parents of four children, said Jan. 10.

“After years of legal struggles, this is extremely frustrating for us and our children,” he continued. “It is upsetting that the European Court

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