Bishop Robert Christian was appointed an auxiliary bishop of the San Francisco archdiocese in 2018, and was consecrated June 5 of that year.
In a letter of condolence to members of Sardi's family, Pope Francis praised the cardinal's "priestly spirit, his theological preparation, his gifts of intelligence and wisdom... through which he has given a valuable contribution to the magisteriums of St. Paul VI, John Paul I, St. John Paul II, and Benedict XVI."
In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis reflected on the parable of the Good Samaritan, which he called “one of the most beautiful parables of the Gospel.”
Depending on the crime, previous limitations on prosecution ranged from five to 10 years after the alleged incident.
St. Kateri is the patron of Native Americans and people in exile, as well as patron of ecology and the environment. Her feast day is July 14.
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Monica Ashour, co-founder and executive director of the Theology of the Body Evangelization Team, on the key to a sound Christian anthropology of love and sexuality.
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“The power of the Church entrusted to the bishops is exactly what the devil fears most.”
Black Catholic candidates for sainthood provide a powerful answer to: Why be Catholic?