ANALYSIS: Three priests were killed there in a single week last month, confirming country’s status as most dangerous place in the world for Catholic clergy.
On May 25, voters will consider a referendum that would repeal the Irish Constitution’s Eighth Amendment, which prohibits abortion.
Juan Carlos Cruz, a victim of Father Fernando Karadima, met with Pope Francis privately in April after being invited to the Vatican along with other victims of abuse.
The canonizations will take place during the 2018 Synod of Bishops.
DIFFICULT MORAL QUESTIONS: Is It Sinful to Download MP3 Files or to Watch Videos on Streaming Sites?
I pray in thanks for Pentecost with a growing “bonfire” of love for the Holy Eucharist
The Pope empowers his trusted aides and further globalizes the College
His picks express the “universality” of the Church, the Holy Father said Sunday in making the announcement following his Regina Coeli address.
COMMENTARY: The original confusion of languages was the final fruit of original sin. The Holy Spirit ended this confusion at Pentecost.