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  • Cardinal Wuerl: Vatican II being unleashed through Pope Francis

    • Jul 8, 2017

    Cardinal Donald Wuerl says he finds “a great consolation and sense of serenity” in the fact that, for Catholics, Peter is the touchstone of faith, but added that doesn’t mean you still don’t raise a question, if you “speak truth in love.”

  • Wenski: Venezuela could be the Syria of Latin America

    Wenski: Venezuela could be the Syria of Latin America

    • Jul 8, 2017

    Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami warns that Venezuela is teetering on the edge of a civil war, and if that happens, it could become the Syria of Latin America. He also said the rising generation of Cuban-Americans largely doesn’t want President Trump to roll back the opening under Obama, that Pope Francis’s looming trip to Colombia could be the “exclamation point” on its peace process, and that in Haiti, the Catholic Church is there to stay.

  • Tobin: Abortion, anti-immigrant rhetoric both ‘brutalize’ the American heart

    Tobin: Abortion, anti-immigrant rhetoric both ‘brutalize’ the American heart

    • Jul 6, 2017

    On today’s mounting anti-immigrant rhetoric, Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, connects it to the 1973 ‘Roe v. Wade’ decision as another chapter in the “brutalization of the American heart.” He also explained his recent decision to welcome a LGBTQ pilgrimage to the Newark Cathedral in part by saying, “I don’t presume that every person who identifies him or herself as LGBTQ is sexually active.”

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