- Mar 2, 2021
Saying that some form of domestic violence, direct either at spouses of children, occurs in “almost every family” in his part of Eastern Uganda, Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo of Tororo says the Church “cannot remain silent” and is striving to wipe it out.
American progressives have long recoiled from arguments based on religious freedom, often seeing it as the wars of culture in another guise, but now they are using those arguments themselves to defend social action from tent cities for the homeless to solar panels.
After a major earthquake hit central Italy, virtually destroying one town and affecting many others, Pope Francis turned his weekly general audience into a prayer service, leading the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary.
In an interview as part of a new biography set for an Aug. 30 release in Italy, emeritus Pope Benedict XVI once again knocks down speculation about the motives for his resignation, saying it was solely because he was tired and unable to take up another grueling international trip.
The “Ratzinger Schuelerkreis,” a group of former students of Pope Benedict XVI, has gathered to discuss topics in theology and the life of the Church since 1978, shortly after their mentor was pulled from academia to become a bishop, and this year they’re focusing on Europe’s “spiritual crisis.”
Three former students at a Catholic high school in Lexington, Kentucky, have sued the school, claiming it was negligent in failing to stop sexual harassment of one of them and racial bullying of two others, in incidents that date to 2013.