- Jun 15, 2021
When Pope Francis asked 50-year-old Benedictine Abbot Bernardo Gianni to lead his Lenten retreat, the abbot said he told the pope he felt “very inadequate.”
The Benedictines understand the importance of clean water for all people and expressed concern about its privatization and use as a political tool.
The Order of St. Benedict of New Jersey settled with the men who said they were abused while attending the Delbarton School.
The investiture of Sister Maria Vittoria della Croce last month marked the first ceremony of its kind to be held in the Italian city of Barletta since the 1940s.
Pope Francis asked the world’s Benedictines to continue to offer oases of peace and silence to a busy and distracted world.
Retired Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis, a Benedictine priest for 53 years, died Jan. 25 at age 79.
More than 60 percent of Catholic universities in the U.S. have fewer than 2,500 students, and most have “very little in the way of financial endowment,” said Paula Moore, vice president of external relations for the Washington, D.C.-based Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
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