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Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women

Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women

| Dennis Sadowski | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn to for assistance rather than think of seeking an abortion.

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Bishops OK 2020 budget; numbers inconclusive for 2021 assessment hike

Bishops OK 2020 budget; numbers inconclusive for 2021 assessment hike

| Mark Pattison | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops voted to approve the budget for 2020 for their conference headquarters in Washington but did not register sufficient numbers to determine passage of a proposed 3% increase in the diocesan assessment for 2021.

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In final presidential address, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

In final presidential address, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

| Carol Zimmermann | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been “an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times.”

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Bishops reviewing materials that would complement ‘Faithful Citizenship’

Bishops reviewing materials that would complement ‘Faithful Citizenship’

| Dennis Sadowski | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops continued during their fall general assembly to review new materials that would supplement their long-standing guide to help Catholics form their consciences in public life, including voting.

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Last Christmas — L (PG-13)

Last Christmas — L (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The holiday-themed blend of romantic comedy and drama “Last Christmas” is both awkward in execution and problematic in content. So viewers committed to scriptural values should approach it with caution.

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Every brother’s hope: Jesus resurrection

Every brother’s hope: Jesus resurrection

| Father Michael Daly | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The first reading’s narrative from the book of Maccabees this weekend of the martyrdom of seven brothers also contains sure testimony to belief in the resurrection.

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National Council of Catholic Women prepares to celebrate centennial

National Council of Catholic Women prepares to celebrate centennial

| Mark Pattison | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The National Council of Catholic Women was established in Washington by the U.S. bishops in 1920.

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Bishops to vote on revised strategic priorities for the early 2020s

Bishops to vote on revised strategic priorities for the early 2020s

| Mark Pattison | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

When they meet Nov. 11-13 in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops are expected to vote on a revised set of strategic priorities to take them into the next decade.

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From Readers – November 7, 2019

From Readers – November 7, 2019

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Leave the doors open
Jesus is present

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