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Archival discovery at Catholic U. leads to Kristallnacht remembrance

Archival discovery at Catholic U. leads to Kristallnacht remembrance

| Mark Pattison | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jews worldwide will remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

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Catholic agencies closely monitor giving after clergy sex abuse shock

Catholic agencies closely monitor giving after clergy sex abuse shock

| Dennis Sadowski | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leaders and fundraisers at Catholic organizations are cautiously monitoring the level of donations and gifts as the end-of-the-year giving season approaches, hoping that the clergy sexual abuse scandal won’t negatively affect their bottom line.

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People unable to give have become slaves to possessions, pope says

People unable to give have become slaves to possessions, pope says

| Carol Glatz | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Life is for loving, not amassing possessions, Pope Francis said.

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Christian leaders urge U.S. to restore aid to East Jerusalem hospitals

Christian leaders urge U.S. to restore aid to East Jerusalem hospitals

| Judith Sudilovsky | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Christian leaders expressed “grave concern” about the Trump administration’s decision to stop financial assistance to six East Jerusalem hospitals.

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Pope focuses on ‘good politics’ for 2019 World Peace Day message

Pope focuses on ‘good politics’ for 2019 World Peace Day message

| Carol Glatz | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The world will not have peace without people having mutual trust and respecting each other’s word, the Vatican said as it announced Pope Francis’ 2019 World Peace Day message would focus on “good politics.”

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Uganda rehab facility named for addiction ministry priest

Uganda rehab facility named for addiction ministry priest

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Bill Whittier, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of St.  Paul and Minneapolis, spent his 84th birthday Sept. 25 being honored for his work with alcoholics in Uganda.

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Daughter’s murder becomes chance for restorative justice for her killer

Daughter’s murder becomes chance for restorative justice for her killer

| Mark Pattison | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

What could have been another senseless murder in a society with too many of them already was transformed into restorative justice for the killer and healing for the victim’s parents.

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National Review Board chairman seeks fix to address charter ‘loophole’

National Review Board chairman seeks fix to address charter ‘loophole’

| Dennis Sadowski | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Review Board chairman called for changes to the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” to “make it a less ambiguous document” because despite nearly every diocese meeting its standards in third-party audits, some bishops are facing scrutiny about their handling of reports of wayward priests.

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Through Retirement Fund, Catholics show gratitude for religious men and women

Through Retirement Fund, Catholics show gratitude for religious men and women

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The religious sisters who have recently overseen the Retirement Fund for Religious have a notable trait in common: They’re past the standard retirement age.

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Priest uses his mother’s sauce recipe to help the needy, evangelize

Priest uses his mother’s sauce recipe to help the needy, evangelize

| Katie Rutter | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Father Jim Sichko recalls Tuesdays during his childhood in Orange, Texas, he can almost smell the aroma of his mother’s homemade tomato sauce wafting through their home.

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Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

| Lise Alves | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a Catholic who campaigned to rid the nation of corruption, will take office Jan. 1 with a conservative moral agenda.

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Three local women become consecrated virgins this year.  What does that mean?

Three local women become consecrated virgins this year. What does that mean?

| Jessica Weinberger | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

“There is no doubt in my mind that I was born for this.” – Susan Spiegelberg

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