The key problem in everyone’s relationship with God is not that they sin, but that they are not ashamed of their sin and don’t ask forgiveness, Pope Francis said.
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With slightly more of a swipe than a tap, Pope Francis helped the Pontifical Mission Societies of the United States broaden its reach around the world by unlocking a smartphone app.
“Creating new human lives in the laboratory solely to destroy them is an abuse denounced even by many who do not share the Catholic Church’s convictions on human life.”
“…I think that there was a time when if you had a collar you were just let in to any kind of emergency or difficult situation”
A Philadelphia jury May 13 found Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of murder in the deaths of three babies born alive during abortions and acquitted him of a fourth similar charge. He also was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death by a drug overdose of a patient who had an abortion.
Gina Tupy, director of confirmation and senior high youth ministry at St. Michael in Prior Lake, is receiving the Franciscan International Award May 9 at the Wilds Golf Club for inspiring, motivating and evangelizing young people.
A photo of Pope Francis embracing an 8-year-old boy with cerebral palsy that went viral on the Internet has brought new attention to an issue that the U.S. bishops have been talking about for years.
The Senate will vote on the legislation next week. The governor has said he would sign the measure if it reaches his desk.
Participants in the 66th annual Archdiocesan Family Rosary Procession marched from the State Capitol to the Cathedral of St. Paul May 5.
Students throughout the archdiocese were asked to respond to this question in the annual Center for Mission Writing Contest. After receiving hundreds of submissions from schools and parishes throughout the archdiocese, four students in each of four grade categories have been selected and have received their awards.
“This is a courageous step toward a culture of life.”
— Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, Calif., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, after Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill May 2 repealing the state’s death penalty
A Swiss Guard recruit takes his oath during the swearing-in ceremony for 35 recruits in Paul VI hall at the Vatican May 6.