- Jun 21, 2021
Cindy Wooden, Rome bureau chief of Catholic News Service, is the recipient of the 2021 St. Francis de Sales Award from the Catholic Media Association.
Rachel Zoll, who for 17 years as religion writer for The Associated Press endeared herself to colleagues, competitors and sources with her warm heart and world-class reporting skills, died Friday in Amherst, Massachusetts, after a three-year bout with brain cancer. She was 55.
Local journalism outlets, including diocesan newspapers, are being touted as vital information sources during the COVID-19 pandemic worthy of being included in a new round of federal emergency aid.
Arthur E. P. “Ed” Wall, a veteran journalist who spent many years in the secular press and the Catholic press, died Jan. 18 in Orland Park. He was 94.
“There always is the schismatic option in the Church,” Francis said. “It’s a choice that the Lord leaves to human freedom. I am not afraid of schism … I pray for them not to happen, as the spiritual health of many people is at stake.”
Claire Giangravè, our Faith and Culture correspondent and a key ingredient in Crux’s success over the last three years, is leaving us to take up a new position with the Religion News Service as their Vatican correspondent as part of a broader partnership with the Associated Press.