- Jan 28, 2020
Msgr. Daniel H. Mueggenborg – who has met St. John Paul II, St. Teresa of Calcutta, Fr. Stanley Rother, the first recognized martyr to have been born in the United States – has been named an auxiliary bishop in Seattle. He is the second priest from the Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma to be appointed bishop recently, after Oklahoma native Msgr. Peter Wells was made an archbishop in 2016.
The new head of Catholic Relief Services, Sean Callahan, discusses in an interview his reasons for doing the work he does.
Though he’s celebrated on both sides of the divide between Bangladesh and West Bengal in India as the first-ever Bengali-speaking prince of the Church, Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario insists he doesn’t want to be a symbol that stokes ethnic tensions.
Reform is best when it comes from the periphery, gets energy at the center, and goes out again. When the pope talks about the curia’s pastoral concern fueled by a missionary spirit and drawing on representatives of the universal church, we hear echoes of his hero Pope Paul VI.
“As it was for Mother and her work, so for me: it may be only a drop in the ocean, but the ocean is made out of “drops,” and without my “drop,” the ocean would be one drop less,” says Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, MC, postulator of Mother Teresa’s sainthood cause.
In the wake of the July terrorist attacks in Dhaka by Islamic militants, which targeted an upscale neighborhood in Bangladesh’s capital city, Faraaz Hossain’s story spread quickly around the world, hailed as a model of bravery and selflessness.