- May 18, 2021
Three months of cold showers and no alcohol, soda, dessert or televised sports: It sounds less like Lent and more like a military boot camp. Who would volunteer for such an experiment in austerity? Tens of thousands of men, it turns out.
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, of Fort Wayne-South Bend, acknowledged that Catholics face serious challenges when discerning what message to send to political leaders when they vote.
For several priests serving in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the brutality in Nigeria is not an ocean away — it’s a concern they carry in their hearts.
Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is in quarantine after being exposed to someone with COVID-19, a statement said.
Those who stood in defense of human dignity, justice and charity against the violence and totalitarianism of the 20th century often paid with their lives. Hungarian Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty, by the grace of God, did not.
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, and five other bishops have concluded that alleged apparitions of Our Lady of America — said to have taken place more than six decades ago — were not of supernatural origin.
Siblings who feel called by God to religious vocations often say the call was distinctly individualized, but they are grateful for the support they received in their discernment from their biological brothers and sisters.
A cold, gray, wintry day in South Bend seemed like an appropriate setting for the burial of 2,411 aborted babies, whose remains were interred in Southlawn Cemetery in the city Feb. 12.