Archive for September, 2018

Vatican confirms ongoing Sistine Chapel Choir finance inquiry

Vatican confirms ongoing Sistine Chapel Choir finance inquiry

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Vatican confirmed an ongoing investigation into financial irregularities involving the directors of the Sistine Chapel Choir.

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Update way priests are chosen, accompanied, pope tells new bishops

Update way priests are chosen, accompanied, pope tells new bishops

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The best way to help the Catholic Church, Pope Francis told new bishops, is not by pointing fingers and creating scapegoats, but by working together doing God’s will.

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‘Elitist, clericalist’ church allows abuse to thrive, pope says

‘Elitist, clericalist’ church allows abuse to thrive, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sexual and physical abuse by priests and religious and the scandal of its cover-up by church authorities thrive in countries where the Catholic Church is “elitist and clericalist,” Pope Francis told Jesuits in Ireland in August.

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Bishop Bransfield retires; pope orders investigation of allegations

Bishop Bransfield retires; pope orders investigation of allegations

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, and has instructed Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore to conduct an investigation into allegations that Bishop Bransfield sexually harassed adults.

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Digital Edition – September 13, 2018

Digital Edition – September 13, 2018

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is the seminary a safe place? Bishop Cozzens: Archbishop Nienstedt investigation ‘doomed to fail’, Grandparents encouraged, Seal of confession, Karen Rauenhorst honored, Abuse pain acknowledged, Karen students join St. Jerome

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After meeting pope, cardinal says he’s hopeful about addressing crisis

After meeting pope, cardinal says he’s hopeful about addressing crisis

| Greg Erlandson | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston struck a determinedly hopeful tone after his long-awaited meeting with Pope Francis to discuss the growing sexual abuse crisis in the United States.

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DA clears Indiana bishop of misconduct, says claim has harmed prelate

DA clears Indiana bishop of misconduct, says claim has harmed prelate

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend welcomed findings by a Pennsylvania district attorney that cleared Bishop Kevin Rhoades of wrongdoing after an allegation of misconduct was made against him.

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U.S. bishops tell pope abuse scandal ‘lacerated’ the church

U.S. bishops tell pope abuse scandal ‘lacerated’ the church

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference said they shared with Pope Francis how the Church in the United States has been “lacerated by the evil of sexual abuse.”

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From readers – September 13, 2018

From readers – September 13, 2018

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

– Justice should matter most
– Speak about the silence
– Sidewalk counseling saves lives

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Appointments – September 13, 2018

Appointments – September 13, 2018

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Bringing light to darkness

Bringing light to darkness

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Take no part in the fruitless works of darkness; rather expose them, for it is shameful even to mention the things done by them in secret; but everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for everything that becomes visible is light” (Eph 5:12-14).

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Llevando la luz a la oscuridad

Llevando la luz a la oscuridad

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

“No tomes parte en las obras infructuosas de la oscuridad; más bien, exponlos, porque es vergonzoso incluso mencionar las cosas hechas por ellos en secreto; pero todo lo expuesto por la luz se vuelve visible, porque todo lo que se hace visible es luz” (Efesios 5:12-14).

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