Posted on 06/22/2018 14:40 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Sanctuary cities have been getting their day in court and might get their day in a bigger court if the Justice Department gets its wish.
Posted on 06/22/2018 14:35 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Rodney Earl Sanders pleaded guilty June 21 to murdering two religious sisters in their Mississippi home in 2016.
Posted on 06/22/2018 14:23 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Although the sin of war committed by nations has caused great suffering to Christians in the Middle East, the Catholic Church must bear in mind its own sins, Pope Francis said.
Posted on 06/22/2018 14:10 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
In the wake of historic allegations of sexual abuse and cover-up in countries around the world, the Catholic Church is experiencing the same challenge that has brought a reckoning to those who used their authority to abuse or silence victims, said an Australian archbishop.
Posted on 06/22/2018 13:03 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Catholic Extension announced June 21 it has established a Family Reunification Fund as "a response to the human tragedy unfolding on the nation's southern border" with Mexico.
Posted on 06/22/2018 12:47 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The question of allowing Protestants married to Catholics to receive Communion at Mass in special cases has to be decided by each individual bishop and cannot be decided by a bishops' conference, Pope Francis told reporters after a one-day ecumenical journey to Geneva.
Posted on 06/22/2018 12:28 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Many parishioners at St. Monica Church in western Kenya are unhappy after their favorite priest was suspended for misconduct by the Diocese of Homa Bay.
Posted on 06/21/2018 17:05 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The Catholic Spirit received 12 awards, including an honorable mention for Newspaper of the Year, from the Catholic Press Association June 15 at the Catholic Media Convention.
Posted on 06/21/2018 16:44 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
14th Annual Northeast Eucharistic Procession, National Catholic Singles, Catholic Charities boost child protection, Synod of Bishops on young people, Remembering RFK, Life and death at 101, Religious Freedom Week, Separation, detention of migrant children
Posted on 06/21/2018 16:12 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Pope Francis called for a special Synod of Bishops to focus on the Amazon region not primarily because of the rainforest's key role in the ecological health of the planet, but mostly because he sees pastoral needs there that require special attention.