Seven of the eight Roman Catholic dioceses of Pennsylvania will create compensation funds for victims of clergy sex abuse.
Pope Francis will visit the cities of Rabat and Casablanca, a Nov. 13 message stated.
USCCB head said the bishops have not lessened their resolve for action and that they are not pleased by the Holy See’s decision.
Despite the sudden change to the conference agenda, USCCB head said that the American bishops take the abuse crisis seriously.
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, addressed the USCCB’s fall general assembly in Baltimore Nov. 12.
COMMENTARY: Church leadership won’t solve this current crisis unless it confronts homosexual practice among the clergy and especially the networks of homosexually oriented clergy operating to protect each other.
The Holy Father noted that the feast day of St. Martin of Tours falls on Armistice Day.
COMMENTARY: Building on the day of prayer and reflection at this year’s fall assembly of the U.S. bishops, might the ‘Crisis of 2018’ prompt salutary shift away from a corporate model of episcopal leadership?
How prayer and the aid of chaplains was vital in the trenches — and devotion was bolstered on the homefront, too.
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Father Thomas Conway gave his life for his naval flock.