- Mar 2, 2021
Pope Francis has called on the Church today to be the field hospital for a bruised and hurting world. In terms of whether the Church can pull it off, here’s the bottom line: The acceptance and living out of the invitation will depend on the parish.
World Youth Day offers super-charged religious feeling, a lived experience of faith, heartfelt preaching, and much more besides. But what happens when pilgrims come home? Their parishes can learn a few lessons from Krakow, says a Passionist priest.
Pope calls the deacon to be a servant who isn’t “a slave to his own agenda,” but rather is prepared for the unexpected and responds, even if that means ignoring the parish schedule.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from parishioners who are occupying a church that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston closed more than a decade ago.
Q. I am an Irish Catholic/Catholic-school kid, now 68 years old, and this is what I want to know: Given the sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy, how can my Church allow Bernard Law to remain a priest — no longer in Boston, but at the Vatican, no less?
HAVANA, Cuba — From early on in his pontificate, Pope Francis has called for Catholics to get out of the church and into the streets. Arguably nowhere in the world offers a better role model of that spirit than Cuba, where the pontiff lands on Saturday for a three-day visit