- Aug 9, 2020
Members of the Synod of Bishops are called to recognize the challenges young people face in living their faith, interpret those challenges in the light of faith and make “courageous choices” to renew the Catholic Church and its ministry to teens and young adults, said Brazilian Cardinal Sergio da Rocha.
One abuse survivor has used his compensation settlement to help supply food for a pantry, and as Mass offerings to bring “peace, comfort” to others.
A woman in the West Bank is caring for abused animals in the Palestinian territory.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops requested Oct. 2 that U.S. dioceses take up an emergency collection to help those devastated by Hurricane Florence and any other natural disasters that might occur the rest of the year.
With Pope Francis midway into the sixth year of his pontificate, the percentage of U.S. Catholics who view him favorably, while still strong, is noticeably down.
New sexual abuse policies that Canada’s bishops have vowed to implement will focus on prevention but will not include a mechanism to censure a bishop who commits or covers up an offense.