- Jan 17, 2020
The flu season is here and dioceses across the country are taking precautions to avoid spreading illness.
The head of New Mexico’s largest Catholic diocese has issued directives aimed at protecting parishioners during flu season.
A former Catholic priest is scheduled to be sentenced Friday in Santa Fe, where a jury found him guilty earlier this year of sexually abusing an altar boy in the early 1990s before fleeing the country.
The archbishop of Boston and his counterpart in Santa Fe, New Mexico, have called for a spirit of welcome toward others, saying the current feeling of strife and enmity in the country signals a “crisis of compassion” that must be overcome.
Seminarian Jason Marshall from the Archdiocese of Santa Fe who lost his life in a bus crash in Colorado was “a humble man who deeply cared for others,” said Archbishop John C. Wester in a June 25 statement.
Authorities on Monday were trying to determine what caused a bus carrying a New Mexico high school church group home from a weekend retreat in Denver to veer off the highway and crash, killing two people and injuring at least 13 others.