VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Although he said, "I would never go to war" over the proper age to administer the sacrament of confirmation, Archbishop Rino Fisichella said too often it seems that the sacrament is delayed to "blackmail" young people into continuing to come to church.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNS) -- By defacing and toppling a statue of St. Junipero Serra in Sacramento, protesters may have meant "to draw attention to the sorrowful, angry memories over California's past," but "this act of vandalism does little to build the future," Bishop Jaime Soto said...
It was announced last week that on October 10 of this year, Carlo Acutis, who died from leukemia in 2006 at the tender age of 15, will be beatified. His life here on earth was far too short, but it was long enough for him to achieve his life’s goal, which was “to always be close to Jesus.”
CHICAGO — Rhode Island Catholic and its Spanish language publication, El Católico de Rhode Island, were honored on Thursday, July 2, with a combined 27 awards by the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada during the organization’s 2020 Catholic Media Convention and Awards Banquet. The newspapers won a variety of awards for writing and photography, as well as advertising and design.
Bishop Tobin invites all the members of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Providence to spend some time during the weekend of July 3rd to 5th in personal and communal reflection and prayer for the promotion of justice and peace and mutual respect for all the people of our nation.