DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Millions of Muslims around the world will mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan on Monday, a time marked by intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Saudi Arabia’s state TV announced
COLUMBUS — A state lawmaker has made a procedural move that could force a vote during this fall’s lame duck session on a proposal to allow Ohio churches and pastors to refuse to perform same-sex marriages. The Columbus Dispatch reports
COLOGNE, Germany — A cloth with a drop of blood from the late Pope John Paul II has been stolen from Cologne Cathedral. German police said a visitor noticed today noticed that the religious relic had disappeared and alerted a church usher.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has proclaimed two new saints: a Lutheran convert who hid Jews during World War II and the Polish founder of the first men’s religious order dedicated to the immaculate conception. Francis called Swedish-born
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has established legal procedures to remove bishops who botch handling sex abuse cases, saying they can be kicked out of office if the Vatican finds they were negligent in doing their jobs. In a law published today,
10 mosques prepare for Ramadan, which starts on Monday.
Paperback from Howard Books will go on sale June 14.
Swami Sunday Swami Chetanananda, the minister of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, will be the speaker for a program for graduates at the Hindu Temple of Toledo on Sunday. The swami, a senior monk in the Ramakrishna Order of India, will give a talk
Toledo Country Live, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Church of St. Andrew United Methodist, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. Worship with live country music. Snack potluck to follow service. St. Martin de Porres Parish 25th-anniversary celebration with 10:30 a.m. Mass
Programs will explore life and times of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Clare.