Posted on 05/19/2018 14:59 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Pope Francis will declare Blesseds Oscar Romero, Paul VI and four others saints Oct. 14 at the Vatican during the meeting of the world Synod of Bishops, an institution Blessed Paul revived.
Posted on 05/18/2018 16:42 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The U.S. bishops' pro-life chairman praised the Trump administration's move to reinstate Reagan-era regulations banning any family planning clinic that receives Title X federal funds from making abortion referrals or sharing space with abortion providers.
Posted on 05/18/2018 15:15 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would "unite to support and offer healing to those affected."
Posted on 05/18/2018 13:06 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A statue of Korean martyr St. Andrew Kim stood next to the lectern at Holy Childhood in St. Paul for the first time during a Sunday Mass May 6. It signaled a significant change underway in the Como neighborhood: the pioneering of a unique relationship between Holy Childhood and St. Andrew Kim parishes, the latter of which serves the Korean Catholic community in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Posted on 05/18/2018 11:44 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
I have been a news junkie almost all my life. I've read a daily newspaper since grammar school, progressing from comics to sports to the front page. I was the first one in my family to get up in the morning, so I was the first to fetch the newspaper from the driveway.
Posted on 05/18/2018 10:35 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis after a three-day meeting at the Vatican to discuss the clerical sexual abuse scandal.
Posted on 05/17/2018 16:10 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
On the internet, as in society, some blame religion for intolerance. But a set of data gleaned from those who voted in the contentious 2016 election in the U.S. found otherwise.
Posted on 05/17/2018 14:46 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
In early May, dozens of movie extras dressed as cardinals milled around the streets outside St. Peter's Square. One member of the film crew told The New York Times: "This is the dominion of Netflix."
Posted on 05/17/2018 14:22 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Some believe the conservative social agenda has found no better friend, if unlikely ally, than President Donald Trump.
Posted on 05/17/2018 13:57 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Financial and economic decisions -- everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence -- are ethical decisions that can be virtuous or sinful, a new Vatican document said.