- Jan 22, 2020
Franciscan Father Sean O. Sheridan, president of Franciscan University of Steubenville since 2013, said that “after a great deal of prayer,” he submitted his resignation to the university’s board of trustees.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II urged greater cooperation to take on serious challenges worldwide as he was awarded a top Catholic peace prize by the Conventual Franciscans of the Sacred Convent of Assisi in central Italy.
A Kenyan Franciscan brother from a remote village who gave away most of his earnings as a teacher to the poor won a $1 million prize on Sunday for his work teaching in a government-run school that has just one computer and shoddy Internet access.
The Franciscans aim for a modest and spiritually meaningful way to mark the birth of Jesus in Washington, D.C.
Three superiors of men’s religious orders didn’t really want to answer on Monday why two non-ordained male religious can vote in the Synod of Bishops, but women can’t.
Christians and other civilians inside Idlib, Syria, are fearful of an impending, all-out offensive by their government and its Russian and Iranian backers on the northwestern province, the last rebel stronghold and presumed endgame in Syria’s more than seven-year-old war.