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  • Cardinal Dolan on the wrong side of many Catholics in St. Patrick’s Day parade

    Sep 12, 2014 10:52

    Cardinal Dolan on the wrong side of many Catholics in St. Patrick’s Day parade

    (Breitbart) As regards St. Patrick’s Day, let’s be clear on a few things. First, St. Patrick is the Catholic patron saint of Ireland. He is not a saint shared by other Christian communities (like the Apostles, for example). If non-Catholic […]

     
  • Panel focuses on Pope Francis during launch of Crux

    Sep 12, 2014 10:03

    Panel focuses on Pope Francis during launch of Crux

    (Boston Globe) Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley joined a panel of journalists and academics Thursday night in a discussion of the new pope that was part of an event marking the launch of The Boston Globe’s new website Crux, which will […]

     
  • Bishop Richard Lennon tells Catholic schools not to tip ice bucket for ALS Association

    Sep 11, 2014 2:08

    Bishop Richard Lennon tells Catholic schools not to tip ice bucket for ALS Association

    (Cleveland Plain Dealer) Bishop Richard Lennon has thrown a wet towel on any thoughts that Catholic schools in the diocese may have about staging an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge, in which participants dump a bucket of ice water […]

     
  • Pope appoints U.S Jesuit to post of Promoter of Justice

    Sep 11, 2014 1:39

    Pope appoints U.S Jesuit to post of Promoter of Justice

    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Robert J. Geisinger SJ to the post of Promoter of Justice for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). He takes over from Fr. Robert W. Oliver, who has held the […]

     
  • The makeup of Synod of Bishops on the Family is disappointing

    Sep 10, 2014 4:51

    The makeup of Synod of Bishops on the Family is disappointing

    (NCR Online) The list of those attending the Synod of Bishops on the Family is a disappointment to those hoping for reform of the curia and for those who hope that the laity will be heard at the synod. The […]

     
  • Vatican criticisms of US nuns keep coming

    Sep 10, 2014 4:47

    Vatican criticisms of US nuns keep coming

    (US News) A year and half into his papacy, Pope Francis has overhauled the Vatican’s financial practices, curbed the powers of its secretary of state and made other notable changes to the inner workings of the Roman Catholic Church. Now, […]