- Sep 28, 2020
While one terminally ill young women made headlines across the country two years ago by advocating for the right to end her life, another, living in New Jersey, decided to begin quietly campaigning for the right to stay alive, saying, “The sanctity of life is deteriorating … Nobody should be telling you that you don’t have rights to medication.”
A newly restored 14th-century wooden crucified Christ, which once hung in the original fourth-century St. Peter’s Basilica, has been “resurrected” from obscurity — once caked over with dark paint and left forgotten behind an elevator shaft, said Cardinal Angelo Comastri, Archpriest.
“The cradle of civilizations and the birthplace of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the Middle East has become the theater of incredible brutality,” said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the United Nations, in addressing the U.N. Security Council Oct. 19.
After experiencing the most dramatic growth over the last decade in its entire history, St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, Mass., the seminary of the Boston archdiocese, has bought back space it had sold to Boston College in order to accommodate the influx.
The end of 2016 will mark the end of Woo’s five-year stint with CRS but also more than four decades of a demanding professional life largely rooted in the halls of business academia and board rooms, and one which led her to the halls of the Vatican, as well as the world’s poorest communities.
The Catholic prelates of Chicago and Cleveland have made a wager on the outcome of the World Series, with Cardinal-designate Blase Cupich of Chicago putting some deep-dish pizza on the line and Bishop Richard J. Lennon of Cleveland countering with pierogi, kielbasa and sauerkraut.