Employers who make business deals that threaten people’s livelihood commit a sin that robs men, women and their families of their dignity, Pope Francis said.
The Catholic ministry whose work includes caring for the spiritual life of those who work in the seas announced Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of Victoria, Texas, as its new bishop promoter in the United States.
A year after then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a declaration of genocide about atrocities carried out by the Islamic State militant group, the head of the Knights of Columbus urged prayers for “those who are being persecuted and killed for their faith.”
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Fr. Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified Sept. 23 in Oklahoma.
A third Minnesota diocese has filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
A year after an Indian priest was abducted by suspected Islamic militants in Yemen, Catholics in his home state of Kerala are still praying for his release, reported ucanews.com.
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Mark S. Rivituso, vicar general of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, to be an auxiliary bishop for St. Louis.
Kate Hennessy was at Maryhouse, the Catholic Worker house in New York City founded by her grandmother, Dorothy Day, when Pope Francis gave his address to Congress Sept. 24, 2015.
Reaching out to and guiding couples in cohabitation with tenderness and compassion is essential to promoting and defending the sanctity of marriage, Pope Francis said.