Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice told the Register he feels lucky to be alive, after two branches crashed through his roof into the ceiling of his living room, as he laments the much greater losses many others suffered.
First as a Salesian missionary priest and then as the first shepherd of the Diocese of Miao, Bishop Pallipparambil George has had a remarkable impact on the faith and welfare of the local people.
Among the priests ordained this year in the U.S., 22% are Latinos, though the figure is still considerably lower than the overall proportion of U.S. Catholics who are Latino.
Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino shares the faithful legacy of young Blessed Carlo Acutis, who is buried in the hometown of St. Francis, and those who saved Jews in the Umbrian city during World War II.
At a recent event in New Rochelle sponsored by the Pave the Way Foundation, knowledgeable Jewish and Church leaders recounted the efforts that spared the lives of every Jew within diocesan borders in World War II.
Older men and women continue to bear the brunt of sickness, death and isolation. They are weary but holding steady.
South of the US border, nations have struggled to cope with the consequences of the pandemic.
‘To me, this about the Church being alive,’ one Catholic beneficiary of local relief initiatives told the Register.
The U.S. has an assortment of laws on what is legal for mental-health professionals with regards to counseling transgender patients, leaving some Catholic professionals at risk of punishment if they don’t support ‘gender transition.’