Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Martin J. Amos of Davenport, Iowa, and named as his successor Msgr. Thomas R. Zinkula, a priest of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, who is currently rector of St. Pius X Seminary at Loras College in Dubuque.
Almost a year ago, Pope Francis was asked if he would establish an official commission to study the question of whether women could be admitted to the diaconate.
Pope Francis will declare the sainthood of Blessed Jacinta Marto and Blessed Francisco Marto, two of the shepherd children who saw Mary in Fatima, Portugal, during his visit to the site of the apparitions May 13.
This week we feature St. Albert the Great, Land O’Lakes.
I once served on a parish committee that was tasked with developing a comprehensive design for the interior of our new sanctuary.
Sunday, April 23, to Saturday, April 29, 2017
The Catholic Church pulls out all the stops for the Easter Vigil, the Mass celebrated on Holy Saturday.
Students in professor Chad Pecknold’s newest class come from Canada, Uruguay, France, Germany, England, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, and all across the United States, but two things unite them all — a printed copy of St. Augustine’s “City of God” and their Twitter accounts.
“The Fool of New York City” by Michael D. O’Brien. Ignatius Press (San Francisco, 2016). 279pp., $21.95. “A Matter of Conscience” by Michael Gryboski. Inknbeans Press (Murrieta, California, 2016). 301pp., $14.99. Brian Olszewski Catholic News Service At the end of the first chapter of “The Fool of New York City,” readers might be wondering, “What […]
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The cross, loving service and humble sacrifice are the only way to overcome evil and give hope to the world, Pope Francis said.
As extraordinary as the apparitions at Fatima, Portugal, nearly 100 years ago were, the sanctity of the shepherd children did not hinge on their having seen Mary, a cardinal said.