- Dec 8, 2019
After what has been a tumultuous and at times deadly 18 months for Catholic shepherds in the United States, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln issued a moving letter Friday saying he will take a temporary leave of absence to deal with mental health struggles.
Like the other saints, St. Lucy joins with medical science, in caring for and healing the bodies and souls of God’s children.
This week Malta’s bishops have urged the public to stay calm and avoid violence as turmoil mounts following shocking revelations involving top government officials made in the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
On the rare occasions Spanish Father Jordi Bertomeu speaks, his words have weight. The CDF official recently penned a long essay on the clerical abuse crisis, pointing to many myths perpetrated by the media.
Perhaps we can’t judge the impact of Pope Francis on politics by the usual measures, because, befitting his Argentinian populist outlook, he’s more interested in horizontal rather than vertical change.