- Jan 20, 2020
Poor Clare Sister Rose Marie of the Queen of Angels started off as a basketball star.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a new book of Pope Francis’s teachings on the history of the devil, “his empty promises and works” and “how we can actively combat him.”
Bishop Michael F. Burbidge celebrated Mass in the Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel on the campus of Marymount University in Arlington to kick off inauguration events for Irma Becerra March 28.
Virginia’s two Catholic bishops, Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge and Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout, released lists Feb. 13 of the clergy credibly accused of child sex abuse in their respective dioceses.
Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge called on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Feb. 2 “to do what is best to restore the trust and confidence of the people in our leaders” after a racist photo from the governor’s 1984 medical school yearbook emerged a day earlier.
The south has a growing Catholic population, and many of these Catholics are Spanish speaking so the new bishop of Raleigh, North Carolina who is originally from Colombia, Luis Rafael Zarama, will be very welcome. One immigrant from Mexico says with this new bishop, “We can experience the love of God having someone understand what our hearts and souls are in need of.”