Minnesota and France redefined marriage in the same week, yet the differences in public reaction to this decision in both places could hardly be starker.
Political commentator David Brooks recently wrote a thought-provoking column in The New York Times — one that should give Americans pause about where our country and culture are headed.
His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
“On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith, Family and the Church in the Twenty-First Century”
On June 8, Archbishop John Nienstedt will honor married couples, especially those celebrating silver and golden anniversaries, during the annual Marriage Day Celebration at the Cathedral of St. Paul.
Creative and efficacious ways to celebrate the Fortnight for Freedom
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis contributed $419,717 to the annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection for 2012.
Other Catholic schools, Aim Higher Foundation provide support
The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council voted May 23 to allow openly homosexual youths admittance as members into the 103-year-old organization, effective Jan. 1, 2014.
– New Franciscan leader hails from Indianapolis
– Pope to complete encyclical on faith
– Catholic schools in Gaza face closure
– Father Greeley, author and sociologist, dies
A select group of clergy from nine dioceses in the province encompassing Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota gathered for the first Freedom Academy, hosted by the Minnesota Catholic Conference, June 2 and 3 at the Nicollet Island Inn.