- May 13, 2021
Bishop Robert P. Deeley of Portland on Thursday urged a crop of new deacons to imitate the example of St. Francis of Assisi in rising above politicking and polemics and focus on the Gospel, which he said is the remedy for the difficulties both in society and in the Church.
A priest and author has made it his mission to adress the “crisis of masculinity” in society and in the Catholic Church.
In a show of openness, transparency and a hope for healing, Bishop Michael G. Duca of Baton Rouge released Jan. 31 the names of all priests, a former bishop of the diocese, and one former seminarian “against whom there are credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors and/or vulnerable adults in the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”
The head of a Boston seminary that the Catholic Church is investigating following allegations of misconduct has been tapped to lead a cathedral in Worcester.
An investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct at a Boston seminary has been widened to cover all seminaries belonging to the archdiocese, according to Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley.
Seton Hall University has begun an investigation into potential sexual abuse at two seminaries it hosts following misconduct allegations against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and other priests.
The Archdiocese of Boston announced Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley will not attend the World Meeting of Families in Dublin Aug. 21-26.
Northern Ireland’s only Catholic seminary is closing down after 185 years.