An auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cologne has announced he is no longer participating in the “Synodal Forum” on sexuality that is part of the “Synodal Path” underway in Germany. Bishop Dominikus Schwaderlapp told the newspaper Die Tagespost on May 28 that the forum was trying to cast into doubt fundamental teachings of the […]
The Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Cloud in Minnesota announced in a statement Tuesday it will pay $22.5 million to 70 victims of clergy sexual assault and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In 2013, the Minnesota Child Victims Act opened a three-year window that temporarily lifted previous statute of limitations on allegations of child sexual assault. During the time […]
Today Governor Tim Walz announced he was revising his discriminatory restrictions on religious organizations. Walz’s backtracked on his previous order which opened most non-essential businesses in Minnesota but continued to limit religious gatherings to 10 people. The new order limits religious services to 25% of a building’s capacity. The deal comes days after the Archdiocese […]
UPDATE: Minnesota Governor Capitulates On Discriminatory Religious Restrictions “Please don’t go to church.” That was the admonition stated by New Brighton’s Mayor Valerie Johnson in a short video posted on Facebook by the City of New Brighton on Friday in which she appeared to imply that law enforcement would be implemented against violators. The […]
A Texas man is suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown and one of its churches, St. Catharine of Siena in Reading, claiming he was sexually abused and tortured by several priests in a church basement in the 1970s. Timothy Paul McGettigan’s attorneys say their client learned that he was not alone in being abused […]
Homily by Fr. James Altman, St. James the Less, La Crosse, WI.
Homily by Fr. James Altman, St. James the Less, La Crosse, WI. RELATED STORY: Bishop Stika Forbids Communion on the Tongue Comments from the faithful regarding Father’s homliy: Perfect sermon. Wake up bishops and priests. Cora God Bless You Father for Preaching The TRUTH!!! Dean If only there were more priests like this. Angelica […]
Catholic News Service (CNS), the official news service of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) just posted the following Tweet: This is #LaudatoSi Week. May 24 is the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si, #PopeFrancis encyclical on “our common home.” Here’s a special prayer for the anniversary. pic.twitter.com/hZ81DuonTX — Catholic News Service (@CatholicNewsSvc) May […]
The head of Poland’s Roman Catholic Church has said he is asking the Vatican to investigate the cover-up of child sexual abuse by priests. Archbishop Wojciech Polak called on the Church hierarchy to “launch proceedings” following the release of a documentary on the subject on Saturday The film tells the story of two brothers […]
Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, joyfully offers a greeting to the Muslim community marking the month of Ramadan. But what about the Great Commission?