Ghana bishops praise new mining policy

The bishops’ conference of Ghana has praised the government’s crackdown on illegal mining. Hundreds of illegal workers have been arrested, many of them Chinese. Illegal mining is linked to corruption and to river pollution.

Diocese launches site about future Blessed

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has set up a website, about the life of soon-to-be-Blessed Fr Stanley Rother, who was martyred in Guatemala:

Pope asks pilgrims to pray for mothers

Pope Francis asked faithful in St Peter’s Square on Sunday to “remember with gratitude and affection all mothers”.

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