- Apr 13, 2021
Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill to require all public schools and charter schools “to either use a comprehensive sex-ed curriculum that contradicts human nature and is inconsistent with Christian values, or to provide no instruction on sexuality at all,” Denver’s archbishop said in a letter read at all Masses Jan. 27.
Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila described the 17,000 mostly college students attending SEEK2019 in Indianapolis as “a great sign of hope for the Church, that the Church is alive and well among young people.”
From Denver to New York City, the country’s Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organizations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children from their parents as they seek respite in the U.S. from dire conditions in their home countries, largely in Central America.
The Archdiocese of Denver hosted a special Mass on Thursday in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the death of Julia Greeley, who is the first person from Colorado to be proposed for sainthood.
Church leaders voiced their closeness to victims of a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, calling Catholics to pray for all those affected.
In a pastoral letter marking the 50th anniversary of ‘Humane Vitae,’ Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver says the text was “prophetic” in the way it “defended the integrity of married love.”
As America watches its supply of housing considered “affordable” for low-income families shrink by an estimated 60 percent since 2010, the Archdiocese of Denver is doing something about it by opening a new “Guadalupe Apartments” complex of affordable studio, one- and two-bedroom units, while continuing to run a 60-bed “Guadalupe Shelter” for the homeless on the same site.