Bishop Hying noted that every culture, country, ethnicity, and race “has claimed Jesus and the Blessed Virgin Mary as their own,” depicting them with their culture’s skin color and dressed in their culture’s garb.
Many working-class families that send their children to Catholic schools have been impacted by illness and unemployment, and may simply not be able to pay tuition.
The brothers were both ordained to the priesthood May 30 at Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile— in a private Mass, because of the pandemic.
One of the biggest problems in changing the culture of policing is the patchwork of 18,000 police departments all across the country, each with its own training for officers.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said in a recent interview that he does not consider the distribution of Holy Communion to yet be safe— even if distributed in the hand.
Hong Kong has had broad protections for the freedom of worship and for evangelization, while in mainland China, there is a long history of persecution for Christians who run afoul of the government.
Bishop Estevez notes that no death row inmate in Florida has been granted clemency since 1983, and with 350 death row inmates, Florida has the largest active death row in the United States.
Since the document was released, there are at least 60 or 70 parishes throughout the archdiocese that have a sustainability ministry.
Teachers have been asked to prepare to offer their courses both in person and online, so that students who are sick or quarantined can continue to participate.
Colorado remains one of the only states where late-term abortion is not, under law, explicitly protected or restricted.