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Special delivery: Vatican Christmas stamps feature inmate’s art

Special delivery: Vatican Christmas stamps feature inmate’s art

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the Christmas season draws near, the Vatican postal service prepared a unique set of commemorative stamps designed by a talented, yet unlikely, artist: a prisoner serving a life sentence.

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Plenty of weapons, lack of safe water is a ‘disgrace,’ pope says

Plenty of weapons, lack of safe water is a ‘disgrace,’ pope says

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is a horrible disgrace that in the 21st century, millions of people still do not have access to clean drinking water and so many become ill or die from contaminated water sources, Pope Francis said.

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Archbishop Gomez: ‘Pray hard’ for all affected by California shooting

Archbishop Gomez: ‘Pray hard’ for all affected by California shooting

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a shooting spree late Nov. 7 at a country-music bar in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles from the heart of Los Angeles, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles asked people to “pray hard” for the victims and their families.

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Appointments – November 8, 2018

Appointments – November 8, 2018

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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Healing is rooted in holiness

Healing is rooted in holiness

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops are about to gather in Baltimore for their annual meeting Nov. 12-15. Given the current crisis the Church finds herself in, this meeting will be very important, even historic. It will begin with a day of prayer, specifically requested by Pope Francis, as we seek wisdom and strength for purifying and healing our Church.

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Sanación arraigada en santidad

Sanación arraigada en santidad

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Los obispos de los Estados Unidos están a punto de reunirse en Baltimore para su reunión anual del 12 al 15 de noviembre. Dada la crisis actual en que se encuentra la Iglesia, esta reunión será muy importante, incluso histórica. Comenzará con un día de oración, específicamente solicitado por el Papa Francisco, mientras buscamos sabiduría y fortaleza para purificar y sanar a nuestra Iglesia.

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Equestrian order supports Holy Land Catholics, encourages dialogue

Equestrian order supports Holy Land Catholics, encourages dialogue

| Cindy Wooden | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 30,000 members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem fund about 80 percent of the annual budget of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ensuring that Catholic parishes and seminaries, schools and hospitals in Israel, Palestine and Jordan continue to function, said U.S. Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien.

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Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch —  A-I (PG)

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch — A-I (PG)

| Joseph McAleer | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somewhere Theodor Geisel may be spinning in his grave over the latest treatment of one of his most famous character creations, “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” (Universal). If so, he’s only revolving gently.

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Archival discovery at Catholic U. leads to Kristallnacht remembrance

Archival discovery at Catholic U. leads to Kristallnacht remembrance

| Mark Pattison | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jews worldwide will remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

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