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As charter turns 20, trust in bishops is slow to return, cardinal says

By |2022-06-21T05:48:59-05:00June 21, 2022|World News|

The nation's Catholic bishops have made progress in regaining the trust of the laity since approving a groundbreaking document in response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis two decades ago, but for Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory "the task is not complete."

Peter’s Pence donations stable in 2021; U.S. leads giving, Vatican says

By |2022-06-17T06:09:59-05:00June 17, 2022|World News|

Donations to the annual Peter's Pence collection, which supports the work of the Roman Curia and funds the charitable activity of the pope, held steady in 2021, but the total still was significantly lower than in 2018, the Vatican said.

Service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral remembers victims of war in Ukraine

By |2022-06-15T06:37:14-05:00June 15, 2022|World News|

New York Ukrainian Catholics and other worshippers found community and solace June 11 at St. Patrick's Cathedral where Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Archbishop Borys Gudziak, head of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, led an evening memorial prayer service for the victims of the war in Ukraine.

USCCB plans to release more resources on abuse prevention, child protection

By |2022-06-14T09:49:30-05:00June 14, 2022|World News|

The bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, invited Catholics June 13 "to pray for survivors of clergy sexual abuse, their families and all those who accompany survivors in the path toward healing, that they experience Christ's profound love for them and God’s healing grace."

Pope says he’s still considering possible trip to Ukraine

By |2022-06-07T06:02:32-05:00June 7, 2022|World News|

Sitting in a wheelchair in the courtyard of the Apostolic Palace, Pope Francis allowed himself to be grilled by a group of youngsters, including one who asked when he would go to Ukraine "to save all the children who are suffering there."

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