- Apr 20, 2021
Over the centuries, popes have always found plenty of ways to speak without using words, especially when words might be inconvenient or hard to take back.
The new bishop of Madison told the congregation at his installation Mass June 25 that the Catholic Church “is forever young” and this is “our moment” to proclaim the good news of Christ.
The concept of “pontifical secrecy,” if not quite on life support, has certainly seen better days.
The legal loopholes that have allowed Catholic bishops to escape sanction when they cover up clergy sex abuse cases may be closing.
Around the country. U.S. bishops took to Twitter over the weekend to express support for the “March for Our Lives” and tighter controls on guns.
Jesuit Father James Martin’s talk on Jesus drew both fans and protesters in Chicago.
Despite numerous contrasts between Blessed Pope Paul VI and Pope Francis, they seem to be giving rise to the same kind of bishops.
When asked about the recent school shooting leaving 17 dead in Florida, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said, “We need to pray for the victims and their families because — as I witnessed firsthand at Columbine — their suffering is intense and long lasting, and we need to be angry: angry at our lawmakers for doing so little to prevent these catastrophes.”