In confirming the resignations of his fellow bishops June 15, Bishop Andrew Cozzens pledged to work closely with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ new apostolic administrator “to bring our archdiocese into a new day so that the work of proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which we have done here for almost 165 years, may continue.”
The earth, which was created to support life and give praise to God, is crying out with pain because human activity is destroying it, Pope Francis says in his long-awaited encyclical, “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home.”
Archbishop Bernard Hebda is the first to admit he has a lot to learn about the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Bishop Andrew Cozzens confirms appointment of Archbishop Bernard Hebda as apostolic administrator of St. Paul and Minneapolis
The archbishop appointed by Pope Francis to oversee the governance of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis until a new ordinary is named has an impressive background, a collaborative style of leadership and “is always looking to bring people into the conversation,” a spokesman told The Catholic Spirit.
Being Christian is looking for, following and imitating Jesus Christ — nothing more, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass.
The human rights body of Pakistan’s Catholic Church pleaded with President Mamnoon Hussain to grant clemency to a Christian death row convict who was a juvenile at the time of the alleged crime.
Guam’s archbishop said a judge’s June 5 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in the U.S. territory was “a defeat” not only “for Christian principles” but “for our island and the whole of humanity.”
The U.S. bishops gathered in St. Louis for their spring general assembly heard presentations on the pope’s upcoming encyclical on the environment, the U.S. church’s ongoing work in promoting traditional marriage and the need to remain vigilant in protecting children from abuse.