This is the first time Minnesota has enacted a three-year window. The state twice previously eliminated the civil statute of limitations for cases of past child sexual abuse for one-year windows — in 1989 and 1991.
Douglas Bushman to speak at Archdiocesan Men’s Conference
We shouldn’t be surprised when God allows us to experience trials. Instead, we should turn to him humbly and continue living our faith as well or better than we do in good times, Deacon Joseph Michalak said at a Feb. 19 presentation, “Crisis and Difficulty: A Time for Growth.”
Opening a two-day meeting of the world’s cardinals, Pope Francis said the church’s pastoral approach to helping couples must be “intelligent, courageous and full of love” because the family today is “looked down upon and mistreated.”
Celebrating Mass with the newest members of the College of the Cardinals one day after their elevation, Pope Francis urged them to regard their new role not as one of worldly honor but of humble service and sacrifice.
In his homily Pope Francis focused on the cardinals being called to follow Christ more closely, to build up the unity of the church and to proclaim the Gospel more courageously.
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace urged the United States to sign and ratify a treaty to ban the use of land mines.