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Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/06/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

By on Thursday, 9 June 2011

Child evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture  arrive at their new evacuation shelter last March (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Child evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture arrive at their new evacuation shelter last March (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Sisters of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame in Fukushima are finding homes for orphans following the devastating earthquake in April.

Fr John Hunwicke has closed down his blog after his ordination as a Catholic priest was deferred because of “misunderstanding” of his blog posts.

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior general of the Society of St Pius X, has said that the SSPX and the Holy See are “reaching the end of a phase of discussions”.

The Cause of Fr Joseph Muzquiz, who established Opus Dei in the United States, has opened.

Indian Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil is in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize.

George Weigel meets Major-Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, the new, young leader of the Greek Catholic Church of Ukraine.

And a couple in El Paso, Texas, have claimed that Our Lady of of Pellevoisin has appeared in their back garden.

  • Conchúr

    It’s an utter disgrace that John Hunwicke’s ordination has been postponed.