- Jul 12, 2020
Participants at a Forty Hours devotion at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling were urged to pray for the Church in the diocese, the United States and the world.
Bishop Joseph R. Cistone of Saginaw, 69, died in his home during the night, according to a diocesan statement Oct. 16. The cause of death has not been determined.
Just days after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as Archbishop of Washington, the D.C. archdiocese has released the names of 28 former clergy of the archdiocese who had been “credibly accused” of sexual abuse of minors dating back to 1948.
Two Catholic leaders applauded congressional committees for reauthorizing the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, opening the door for final passage of a bill to keep the program in place for another five years.
A new parish identification program in Baltimore is aimed at helping immigrants feel safer in dealing with police.
The driver, Scott Lisincchia, 53, died in the Oct. 6 accident along with the 17 others inside the limousine and two pedestrians. It is the deadliest road accident in the United States in more than 13 years.