Tag: Catechesis

Religious education continues in different format during pandemic

Religious education continues in different format during pandemic

| Carol Zimmermann | April 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

When parishes announced they were no longer having public Masses or church events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this brought typical religious education classes, youth retreats and preparation programs for first Communion and confirmation across the country to a stop or at least sent them in a slightly different direction.

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In Detroit, families begin to see Sundays as a day of rest, togetherness

In Detroit, families begin to see Sundays as a day of rest, togetherness

| Michael Stechschulte | February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

There’s no such thing as the perfect Catholic family.

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Martyrdom comes from following Christ without compromise, pope says

Martyrdom comes from following Christ without compromise, pope says

| Carol Glatz | December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

There always will be martyrs among Christians in the world, Pope Francis said.

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Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

| Carol Zimmermann | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles did not just bemoan the fact many young people are leaving the Catholic Church. He said church leaders need to make it a priority to bring them back.

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Pope’s general audience talks cover fundamentals of Catholic faith

Pope’s general audience talks cover fundamentals of Catholic faith

| Carol Glatz | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Wednesday general audience offers the pope the opportunity to help people understand the fundamental teachings and beliefs of the Catholic faith.

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Bishops vote to revise U.S. catechism’s capital punishment section

Bishops vote to revise U.S. catechism’s capital punishment section

| Carol Zimmermann | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops voted June 13 to revise what the U.S. church teaches its adult members about the death penalty in a passage on the issue in the U.S. Catechism for Adults.

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Catholic Church should focus on getting ‘nones’ back, Bishop Barron says

Catholic Church should focus on getting ‘nones’ back, Bishop Barron says

| Carol Zimmermann | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Although the U.S. bishops’ spring assembly in Baltimore was mostly devoted to responding to the sexual abuse crisis in the Church, the bishops also considered something described as the second-most important issue currently facing U.S. Church leaders: How to get religiously unaffiliated, or “nones,” particularly young people, back to the Catholic Church.

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Bishops must realize seriousness of abuse crisis, pope says

Bishops must realize seriousness of abuse crisis, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The primary goal of the Vatican’s February summit on clerical sexual abuse and child protection is to help bishops understand the urgency of the crisis, Pope Francis said.

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Bishops say young people need to be heard, not arrogantly lectured

Bishops say young people need to be heard, not arrogantly lectured

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church needs to communicate the beauty and intelligence of faith to young men and women without resorting to condescending and aggressive methods, Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles told members of the Synod of Bishops.

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Pope asks youths to help rejuvenate church; youths ask church to listen

Pope asks youths to help rejuvenate church; youths ask church to listen

| Cindy Wooden | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church needs the enthusiasm, daring and hope of young people so that it can preach the Gospel energetically and respond to the questions men and women raise today, Pope Francis told some 300 young adults.

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USCCB committee sees more texts, rise of digital technology

USCCB committee sees more texts, rise of digital technology

| Mark Pattison | November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

A growing number of texts, not only in English and Spanish but in other languages, and the rise of digital technology is having an impact on the work of the U.S. bishops’ Subcommittee on the Catechism, said its chairman, Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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Catholics need ‘profound renewal’ of catechesis, archbishop tells sisters

Catholics need ‘profound renewal’ of catechesis, archbishop tells sisters

| Simone Orendain | September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The head of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization said Catholics “need a profound renewal of our catechesis.”

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