The attack was similar to one on Friday at a church in Bensonhurst, where a statue of Jesus was smashed and an American flag burned, a statement from the archdiocese said.
Frankfurt’s Cathedral of St. Bartholomew served as the site where Catholics and Protestants defied Church teaching against shared communion.
The Diocese of Peoria is continuing to promote the cause for beatification of Ven. Fulton Sheen, almost 18 months after his planned beatification Mass was abruptly canceled.
The pope instituted the new lay ministry in the apostolic letter Antiquum ministerium.
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'To love as Jesus means ... detaching ourselves from our own human certainties, from earthly comforts, in order to open ourselves up to others, especially those in greater need,' Pope Francis said.