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Eucharist is a taste of heaven on earth, pope says

Eucharist is a taste of heaven on earth, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

By receiving the Eucharist at Mass, Christians are given Christ’s same spirit and a taste of eternal life, Pope Francis said.

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Vikings QB coach inspired by Sparano’s faith, priorities

Vikings QB coach inspired by Sparano’s faith, priorities

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski remembers going to Winter Park, the team’s old practice facility in Eden Prairie, to find offensive line coach Tony Sparano praying with his Bible in his office in the early morning before practice.

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Victims say they felt hurt by fellow Catholics’ lack of compassion

Victims say they felt hurt by fellow Catholics’ lack of compassion

| Zita Ballinger Fletcher | August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sexual assault victims say they were hurt not only by individual priests, but by Church officials and ordinary Catholics who treated them with intolerance and indifference.

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Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Casey Andrus of Chisago City had second thoughts during her first abortion procedure at the age of 18.

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From farm to freeway, Rosemount parish celebrates 150 years

From farm to freeway, Rosemount parish celebrates 150 years

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dick Brand, 86, believes his farm family is one of the last of its kind at St. Joseph in Rosemount, a sprawling suburban parish that began as a mission in a farming community 150 years ago.

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Indian church joins relief efforts as floods wreak havoc in Kerala

Indian church joins relief efforts as floods wreak havoc in Kerala

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church has joined relief efforts as unprecedented floods and landslides continue to wreak havoc in India’s Kerala state, killing 75 people within a week.

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Americans surveyed on views on ethics of genetically engineering animals

Americans surveyed on views on ethics of genetically engineering animals

| Steve Larkin | August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Pew Research Center report released Aug. 16 found that Americans’ view of genetically engineering animals varies widely based on the intended purpose of the modifications.

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Vatican wants accountability for abusers, those who protected them

Vatican wants accountability for abusers, those who protected them

| August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of a grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse in six dioceses in Pennsylvania, a Vatican spokesman called the abuses described in the report as being “criminal and morally reprehensible.”

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Catholics express despair, disbelief, anger at new abuse revelations

Catholics express despair, disbelief, anger at new abuse revelations

| Mark Pattison | August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

After the first allegations of abuse against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick were publicized in mid-June, employees at the U.S. bishops’ conference headquarters in Washington were bracing for calls from Catholics confused, outraged or anything in between regarding the emerging scandal.

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Pennsylvania grand jury says Church was interested in hiding abuse

Pennsylvania grand jury says Church was interested in hiding abuse

| Rhina Guidos | August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Pennsylvania grand jury report issued Aug. 14 paints a picture of a Catholic Church in six of the state’s dioceses that for decades handled claims of sex abuse of minors under its care by hiding the allegations and its victims.

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Do good to fight indifference, apathy, pope tells young people

Do good to fight indifference, apathy, pope tells young people

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

Being a Christian isn’t just about not doing evil, but it is a daily exercise in loving others through good works and deeds, Pope Francis said.

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