(Providence, RI) – The Most Reverend Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, will celebrate Mass for the faithful departed at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul in Providence on All Souls Day, Monday, November 2, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Prayers will be offered for all those in the Diocese who have died in the past year, with a special remembrance of those who have died from COVID-19, and those who could not have traditional funeral rites during the statewide lockdown earlier this year.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — On Oct. 13, the second day of confirmation hearings on her Supreme Court nomination, Judge Amy Coney Barrett made a clear distinction between policy preferences and legal precedents in responding to questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
WASHINGTON—Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a statement today welcoming Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Bringing the Vatican official in charge of translations with him, Pope Francis signed his new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship,” at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi, source of the document’s title and inspiration.