Catholic leaders welcomed tax hikes on mining multinationals as part of Congo’s new mining code in a show of agreement with the government of embattled President Joseph Kabila.
Moral dilemmas come fast and furious in “Gringo” (STX), a dark, but somehow not cynical, comedy about avarice and its near-instant consequences.
Pope Francis sent prayers and condolences to the families of victims of a Feb. 26 earthquake in Papua New Guinea.
Peter England, an enthusiastic supporter of the Bread for the World Christian citizens anti-hunger lobby since it was introduced at his parish, St. Louis, in a suburb Miami, Florida, nearly 30 years ago, marshals the efforts of members of his 3,000-household parish to take part in the organization’s annual “Offering of Letters” campaign.
The Most Reverend Donald J. Kettler, Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, appoints the following as members of the Board of Directors of Speltz House effective January 1, 2018: Sister Dorothy Manuel, OSB Reverend Robert Kieffer Ms. Kathyrn Stolpman Mr. David Eickhoff Given at the Chancery […]
The White House plan, “Efficient, Effective Accountable: An American Budget,” proposes slashing federal spending by billions of dollars on food stamps, federal housing vouchers and health care for the poorest Americans even as defense spending would rise by tens of billions of dollars.
Meeting the group of adults and teenagers Feb. 12, Pope Francis responded to questions from the high school students and from young migrants about ways they could help fight trafficking and reach out to survivors.
Pope Francis said he told the bishops and priests of Chile to be uncompromising when it comes to protecting minors from sexual abuse and to trust that God will purify and renew his church during this time of trial.
Journalists covering Pope Francis’ visit in Santiago, Chile, added another tale Jan. 16 to their oral history of papal-trip misadventures.
There’s little doubt among the church’s deep thinkers that renowned theologian Jesuit Father John Courtney Murray continues to shape Catholic social thought and interaction today, 50 years after his death.
Many external and internal forms of praise formed bookends to the opening general session of the National Catholic Youth Conference Nov. 16 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.