Posted on 11/11/2019 19:19 PM ()
The U.S. bishops continued during their fall general assembly to review new materials that would supplement their long-standing guide to help Catholics form their consciences in public life, including voting.
Posted on 11/11/2019 18:32 PM ()
Distinctly Catholic: The U.S. bishops are firm in their commitment to rhetorical mush, steadfast in the defense of compromise, decisive about their indecision, bold in their proclamation of the banal.
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"Our communion with the Holy Father can be expressed in the concrete actions that we take to make his magisterium better known among our people," Archbishop Christophe Pierre, papal nuncio to the U.S., said in his Nov. 11 address to the meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Posted on 11/11/2019 18:08 PM ()
An economic system lacking any ethics leads to a "throwaway" culture of consumption and waste, Pope Francis said.
Posted on 11/11/2019 16:44 PM ()
Expressing his hope to visit South Sudan next year, Pope Francis appealed to the leaders there to continue to follow the path of dialogue and the common good.
Posted on 11/11/2019 16:33 PM ()
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Nov. 8 said she would consider suspending deportations to pressure Congress to come up with a solution to the immigration crisis.
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French bishops on Saturday approved plans to financially compensate people abused sexually within the Roman Catholic Church.
Posted on 11/11/2019 15:58 PM ()
A U.S. District Court judge's Nov. 6 ruling that halts a Trump administration conscience protection rule for health care professionals leaves them "vulnerable to being forced to perform, facilitate or refer for procedures that violate their conscience," said the senior counsel for the First Liberty Institute.
Posted on 11/11/2019 15:43 PM ()
The most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children will learn this week whether Australia's highest court will hear his appeal against convictions for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago.
Posted on 11/11/2019 10:00 AM ()
Since 1999, an interfaith council of 50 Muslim and Christian members has been providing a forum for interreligious dialogue in Nigeria to diffuse tensions and build trust in a nation with a history of conflict and where extremist voices often get more attention.