- Dec 5, 2019
New York’s Cardinal Dolan joined with city religious leaders to call for the closing of one of the nation’s most notorious prisons.
Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan of Camden, New Jersey told parishioners that it’s a new season for the Church.
Part two of Crux’s recap of the U.S. Church in 2017.
Catholic bishops may have a lot of bureaucratic duties to perform, but that doesn’t mean bishops believe the solution to the Church’s problems is always bureaucratic. Pressed for an example of evangelical creativity, for instance, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, points to a lawyer who sets up tables at Husker football games every weekend, handing out rosaries and answering questions about Catholicism.
Given the mushrooming presence of undocumented immigrants in Colorado, one might think church leaders risk extra blowback when they speak out on immigrant rights. Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, however, says there’s precious little, in part because Catholics see these immigrants in their parishes and know they’re almost all “really good people.”