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London Prelate Welcomes Change to Royal Succession Law

LONDON, OCT. 28, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The leaders of the Commonwealth countries gathered in a summit in Perth, Australia, have agreed upon major changes to the laws regarding the successors of the monarch in the United Kingdom. 

New Bishop for Sambir, Ukraine

CURITIBA, Brazil, OCT. 28, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican announced Thursday that the Eparchy of Sambir-Drohobych, Ukraine, has a new bishop.

ZENIT to Return Nov. 2

ROME, OCT. 28, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Due to the feast of All Saints’ Day, a Vatican holiday, ZENIT will not publish Monday and Tuesday. It will return with a shortened dispatch on Wednesday.

Rabbi Rosen at Assisi Event

“There Is No Other Value That We Are Obliged to Go Out of Our Way to Pursue as We Are for Peace”

Orthodox, Catholics to Reflect on Common Ethics

MINSK, Belarus, OCT. 26, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Catholics and Orthodox will gather in Minsk next month to discuss how their shared ethical values can be a contribution to Europe’s social fabric.

Auxiliary Named for Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, OCT. 25, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The rector of the major seminary of the Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands, has been appointed an auxiliary bishop of that diocese.

Newspapers Still in Style for Catholics

WASHINGTON, D.C., OCT. 25, 2011 (Zenit.org).- A majority of Catholics still prefer to get their news about the Church from weekly print newspapers, according to a report published recently by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), based at Georgetown University.