Allowing civilly remarried divorcees to receive Communion would not only open the door to the sacrament for all who live in mortal sin, but also would cause great damage to the church’s doctrine on sanctifying grace, said Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki of Poznan, Poland.
Two couples attending the Synod of Bishops on the family said what surprised them most about their first synod in Rome was reading inaccurate media coverage of the closed-door proceedings, the diversity of problems families face around the world and the synod fathers’ great concern and compassion for the family.
Second-grader Jazmine Sombai and kindergartner Lizzy Churchill pray during the Children’s Rosary Pilgrimage
Archbishop Bernard Hebda launched a series of listening sessions Oct. 5, with the first two held at St. Catherine University and St. Stephen, Anoka. A third session was held the afternoon of Oct. 6 with consecrated men and women, with another scheduled that evening at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie.
Hundreds of business and community leaders including Gov. Mark Dayton and St. Paul Deputy Mayor Kristin Beckmann joined Catholic Charities Chief Executive Officer Tim Marx Oct. 8 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Catholic Charities’ new Dorothy Day Center, Higher Ground St. Paul. During a 45-minute program in a white tent adjacent to the construction site, Marx […]
Kristan Hawkins addresses attendees at annual St. John Paul II Champions for Life Awards banquet
Catholic female religious orders have expanded rapidly in China over the past decade, but are now facing restrictions and a decrease in vocations, said religious sisters from various parts of China.
Pro-life activism must continue to propel the momentum gained over the summer by the release of videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s practice of selling fetal tissue from abortions.
The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, has “Touchdown Jesus.”
Hill-Murray High School in Maplewood has “football rosary.”