- Jun 1, 2020
Bishops from El Salvador are joining bishops from the United States in the nation’s capital this week, in an effort to remind government officials of what will happen if over 200,000 Salvadorans lose their protected status under U.S. immigration law and are deported to their home country.
Hawaii became last week the most recent U.S. state to legalize assisted suicide, and the islands’ bishop has written about the shortsightedness of permitting some residents to end their lives.
Father Medil Sacay Aseo, 63, a priest from the Philippines who is serving in the Diocese of Greensburg’s International Priests Program, has been appointed bishop of the Diocese of Tagum in the Philippines by Pope Francis.
A 50th anniversary symposium on Blessed Paul VI’s encyclical ‘Humanae Vitae’ was held April 4-6 at Catholic University. Keynotes and a number of workshop sessions examined the teaching and legacy of the document on the regulation of birth issued July 25, 1968.
While Pope Francis’s new apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate, is broadly focused on holiness in everyday life, that won’t prevent various constituencies from reading the document through their own specific lens.