After more than 10 years as Catholic Charities’ director of social concerns, Kathy Langer said it is “with a tear and a smile” that she will transition into retirement at the end of October.
New Catholic Charities’ director of social concerns, Brian Jorgensen, is looking forward to orming relationships with those who are in need and with those who can help those in need.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ memo on religious freedom issued for all federal agencies and departments to follow “helpfully reaffirms that the law protects the freedom of faith-based organizations to conduct their operations in accordance with their religious mission,” a U.S. archbishop said.
The handwritten pages of the Bible were finished in 2011 and have been traveling around the world since then. But they haven’t had a permanent home until now. The permanent gallery for Bible opens to the public Oct. 6.
Pope Francis welcomed to the Vatican participants from an international congress designed to get faith communities, police, software and social media industries, mass media, nonprofits and governments working together to better protect minors.
In a morning breakout session, Bishop Frank Caggiano shared these nine rules or, more aptly, life lessons he said he has learned in working with youth and young adults.
Keynote speaker Bishop Frank Caggiano’s challenge to the more than 800 people who gathered for Diocesan Ministry Day: to dedicate themselves to the work of missionary discipleship.
The nation has experienced “yet another night filled with unspeakable terror” and “we need to pray and to take care of those who are suffering,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington.
Christ calls believers to welcome migrants and refugees “with arms wide open, ready to give a sincere, affectionate, enveloping embrace,” Pope Francis said, launching the “Share the Journey” campaign of Catholic charities around the world.
Lieutenant Scott MacKissock, administrator of the Morrison County Jail, nominated the Welles for the award, which they received Sept. 14.
After a year-and-a-half of planning, a two-year certification program for Hispanic lay leaders was launched in Melrose Sept. 8, welcoming 55 participants from the Diocese of St. Cloud as well as 13 participants from neighboring dioceses.