Posted on 02/15/2019 17:00 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
At a funeral Mass in Washington for former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, former President Bill Clinton said the Democratic congressman should be remembered as "a world-class doer."
Posted on 02/15/2019 16:53 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Throughout his 20-plus years in Venezuela, Father Greg Schaffer has made a concerted effort to keep his distance from the country’s often volatile political scene. He’s avoided marches and rallies, steers clear of partisan debates on social media, and keeps his homilies focused on personal rather than political issues.
Posted on 02/15/2019 15:59 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The Minnesota Catholic Conference opposes the bill, in part because it could impact settings far beyond professional counseling, said Jason Adkins, MCC executive director.
Posted on 02/15/2019 15:46 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Christine Lam went to Panama in January for World Youth Day to “light that fire” within her heart.
Posted on 02/15/2019 14:04 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Catholic bishops near the U.S.-Mexico border, joined by other U.S. prelates, voiced opposition just after President Donald Trump's Feb. 15 declaration of a national emergency so he can order construction of a barrier along parts of the border between the two countries.
Posted on 02/15/2019 13:43 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Jesus says in the Gospel of Matthew that the kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed: It begins as "the smallest of all seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the birds of the sky come and dwell in its branches."
Posted on 02/15/2019 12:48 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A church-backed religious rights organization has warned of growing "anti-Christian hostility" in France, identifying a spate of assaults on churches and Christian monuments.
Posted on 02/15/2019 12:40 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Catholic Charities USA is partnering with five diocesan Catholic Charities agencies, local hospitals, housing developers and funders in a plan aiming to reduce chronic homelessness 20 percent by 2024.
Posted on 02/15/2019 12:35 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Italian Archbishop Luigi Ventura, 74, a Vatican diplomat who once served in Canada, Chile and western Africa, is under investigation by police in Paris for allegedly sexually assaulting a city official.
Posted on 02/14/2019 15:59 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A group of city commissioners in the border city of McAllen, Texas, voted in mid-February to remove from a building a popular Catholic-administered center run by Sister Norma Pimentel, who has been praised by Pope Francis for her work with migrants.