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Court hears arguments in Little Sisters of the Poor appeal, two others

Court hears arguments in Little Sisters of the Poor appeal, two others

| Roxanne King | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Little Sisters of the Poor aren’t seeking special privileges — they just want the same exemption from the federal contraceptive mandate offered to others, the order’s mother provincial said Dec. 8.

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Holy hallways

Holy hallways

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

When it was time to update the basement in his Lakeville home, Will Schafer found inspiration in the cross. The basement, with more than 200 crosses on the walls and ceiling, has been labeled by Schafer as the “Chapel of 200 Crosses and Hail Marys.”

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Nuclear summit stirs new religious expectations from Vatican, activists

Nuclear summit stirs new religious expectations from Vatican, activists

| Chaz Muth | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

While Vatican officials are busy working with other religious groups in formulating a collective message on nuclear disarmament, no-nukes activists are looking for ways to influence the actions of their faith leaders.

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Truth must prevail in abuse case against former nuncio, pope says

Truth must prevail in abuse case against former nuncio, pope says

| Carol Glatz | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis expressed his hope that truth prevail and justice be served in the Vatican investigation and trial of Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and papal nuncio, who has been accused of sexually abusing young boys.

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In Pictures – December 11, 2014

In Pictures – December 11, 2014

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

FEAST DAY TRADITION
VATICAN CHRISTMAS TREE

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Humanity needs deeper understanding of ‘masculine genius’

Humanity needs deeper understanding of ‘masculine genius’

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Talk shares how men’s, women’s gifts can shed light on life

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State business owners receive an out from HHS Mandate

State business owners receive an out from HHS Mandate

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Decision might not extend to possible changes to federal requirement

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Maplewood priest acquitted of sexual misconduct charges

Maplewood priest acquitted of sexual misconduct charges

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archdiocese’s Ministerial Standards Board to review Father Mark Huberty’s case

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Pope calls for more ‘integration’ of divorced Catholics

Pope calls for more ‘integration’ of divorced Catholics

| Francis X. Rocca | December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church must consider various ways to integrate the divorced and civilly remarried in the life of the Church — not merely allowing them to receive Communion, but letting them serve as eucharistic ministers and godparents — and to make it easier for Catholic families to accept their homosexual members.

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What’s it like to be a bishop? ‘Lots of excitement,’ Cozzens says

What’s it like to be a bishop? ‘Lots of excitement,’ Cozzens says

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Dec. 9, Bishop Andrew Cozzens celebrated the one-year anniversary of his ordination as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It was a busy year of confirmations, engagement in Latino Ministry and taking an active role in helping victims of sexual abuse heal.

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New partnership aims to better serve abuse victims

New partnership aims to better serve abuse victims

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week, the archdiocese announced a partnership with Twin Cities-based Canvas Health to provide victim assistance services. Now, when a person calls (651) 291-4497 any time day or night, he or she will reach a professional trained to respond to victims/survivors of sexual abuse.

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God reveals himself to humble hearts, says pope

God reveals himself to humble hearts, says pope

| Laura Ieraci | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

God reveals himself to humble and meek hearts, said Pope Francis at morning Mass Dec. 2.

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