Posted on 09/21/2018 14:45 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A video message from Pope Francis and a procession of Encuentro crosses representing all of the participating episcopal regions were the highlights during the first day of the National Fifth Encuentro gathering taking place Sept. 20-23 in Grapevine.
Posted on 09/21/2018 14:06 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau of Green Bay has requested and has been granted a withdrawal from all public ministry.
Posted on 09/21/2018 13:53 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The Dutch bishops' conference said it had worked to prevent further sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, but said a recent report by a leading newspaper was "old news."
Posted on 09/21/2018 13:16 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Pope Francis accepted the resignations of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number of bishops who have stepped down since June in response to the clerical sexual abuse scandal in their country.
Posted on 09/21/2018 11:34 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The Synod of Bishops will meet in October to try to look at the world and the Catholic Church through the eyes of teenagers and young adults and find ways to encourage their enthusiasm and dreams, help them sift through the possibilities life offers them to serve others and resist the temptations that come their way.
Posted on 09/20/2018 17:38 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Comics show eternity and everyday life from an angelic perspective
Posted on 09/20/2018 17:12 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Ron Snyder knows not many Catholics have heard of Blessed John Henry Newman.
Posted on 09/20/2018 16:23 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Pledging to "heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us," the U.S. bishops' Administrative Committee Sept. 19 outlined actions to address the abuse crisis, including approving the establishment of a third-party confidential reporting system for claims of any abuse by bishops.
Posted on 09/20/2018 15:52 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Pope Francis has accepted the request of an Indian bishop accused of raping a nun to be relieved of his duties during the investigation.
Posted on 09/20/2018 15:44 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A class-action lawsuit was filed Sept. 17 against eight Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania demanding the dioceses provide proof that they submitted the names of all suspected predators.