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Obituary: Father Henry F. Doherty, former pastor in Hanover


For almost a quarter century, he was pastor of St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Parish in Hanover, serving the parish between September 1, 1981, and September 1, 2004. On Aug. 1, 2020, Father Doherty died in Dennis, where he had resided with his sister Marie since his retirement; he was 90 years old.

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Academy for Life criticizes new Italian rules for RU-486


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Italian health ministry's liberalization of recommendations for using RU-486 to induce an abortion is a further sign that the government is moving away from its promise to help women and families facing an unplanned pregnancy, the Pontifical Academy for Life said.

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Fifth lawsuit accuses retired Bishop Hubbard of Albany of alleged abuse


ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) -- A fifth lawsuit has accused retired Bishop Howard J. Hubbard of Albany of alleged sexual abuse. The lawsuit -- filed the week of Aug. 10 in the state Supreme Court in Albany on behalf of a 55-year-old man currently living in South Carolina -- alleges that Bishop Hubbard sexually abused the man when he was 10 on a church bus trip from St. James Parish, which is now St. Francis of Assisi Parish, to West Point in 1975.

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Mary foretold COVID-19 pandemic, alleged visionary claims


TREVIGNANO ROMANO, Italy (CNS) -- An Italian woman who claims to regularly experience supernatural visions said Mary told her in September 2019 that a new disease would soon emerge from China. "Pray for China, because new diseases will come from there, all ready to infect the air by unknown bacteria," wrote Gisella Cardia in a message she alleges came from Mary.

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