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  • New Memphis bishop an advocate of minority issues

    New Memphis bishop an advocate of minority issues

    • Aug 23, 2016

    The new Bishop of Memphis, Martin D. Holley, named to the job by Pope Francis on Tuesday, is a former auxiliary bishop in Washington, D.C., under Cardinal Donald Wuerl, with a track record of pastoral service and advocacy on behalf of minority communities.

  • ‘Ben-Hur’ remake stresses reconciliation, producer says

    ‘Ben-Hur’ remake stresses reconciliation, producer says

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    • Aug 19, 2016

    A producer of the latest “Ben Hur” remake, which opens today, says, “My faith is important to me as a Catholic and I feel that the values in this film are important and valuable .. in a world that’s uncertain, with fear and confusion, the central themes of forgiveness and reconciliation are needed now more than ever.”

  • Dallas bishop named to head Vatican office on laity, family, and life

    Dallas bishop named to head Vatican office on laity, family, and life

    • Aug 17, 2016

    Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas, who was born in Ireland and who spent much of his priestly career in Washington, D.C., has been named by Pope Francis to take over the Vatican’s newly created mega-department on laity, family and life issues.

  • Wuerl says only ‘very few’ are unhappy with Pope Francis

    Wuerl says only ‘very few’ are unhappy with Pope Francis

    • Jul 10, 2016

    In an interview on the 10th anniversary of his appointment as the Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl says most people seem enthused by Pope Francis, warns against “secular hegemony” and “silence” on anti-Christian persecution, and says priests are grateful for the pope’s approach on the family.

  • ‘Krakow in the Capital’ brings World Youth Day to Washington

    ‘Krakow in the Capital’ brings World Youth Day to Washington

    • Jul 9, 2016

    On July 30, an all-day youth festival at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will bring a taste of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, to the capital, with catechesis talks, prayers in different languages, Stations of the Cross, a Vigil Mass, a concert, and even pierogies and kielbasa.

  • Pope taps Cupich for key bishops-making panel

    Pope taps Cupich for key bishops-making panel

    • Jul 7, 2016

    By naming Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago to the Vatican’s all-important Congregation for Bishops, Pope Francis effectively has positioned him, in tandem with Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., to be the American “kingmakers” on this pope’s watch.

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