The beer came about through the collaboration of Father Brian Van Fossen and Mark Lehman, one of the co-owners of Breaker Brewing, who went to high school together. The tradition of Lenten beer stretches back centuries.
An Alabama Supreme Court decision that established the personhood of frozen embryos drew praise from pro-life groups. The possible wider effects of the decision, meanwhile, remain shrouded in uncertainty.
The 87-year-old Pope has slowed down his schedule with less international travel since he underwent abdominal surgery last June to repair an incisional hernia.
The large drawing, which depicts Christ on the cross flanked by eight orange flowers, is on permanent display by the St. Michael the Archangel Chapel in Catholic University’s Busch School of Business. It was created by Lai in prison.
New Diocese of Boké in the West African country of Guinea comes from territory previously under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Conakry. There will be six parishes, 11 diocesan priests, one religious priest, four seminarians, and 12 religious sisters.