Huge celebrations in Los Angeles and Houston have been canceled; faithful are encouraged to participate in virtual events.
Groups call for “assurances of safety, efficacy and a full commitment to uncompromised ethical development” of vaccines by pharmaceutical companies.
Staying at home leaves more time, energy for Advent traditions, old and new
Pandemic restricts attendance at consistory for new cardinals
“Our mission is to heal the world,” Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the papal nuncio to the United States, told the bishops.
Bishops will meet virtually Nov. 16-17, and are expected to discuss McCarrick report, youth protection, pastoral responses to COVID-19 pandemic and racism
WASHINGTON. The Catholic Church’s unusual transparency in a report detailing the ascent to power of former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, despite top Church officials’
Findings of the report mark “another tragic chapter” in Church’s efforts to confront sexual abuse by clergy, says Archbishop Gomez
Report called a necessary step in understanding McCarrick’s rise in the Church despite rumors, allegations of sexual misconduct
Biden follows JFK as the second Catholic ever elected president
McCarrick was dismissed by the Vatican from the clerical state in February 2019 following an investigation of accusations of abusing both children and seminarians.
In 2015 Alfred Dewayne Brown became the 154th person exonerated from death row. Tennessee has had three exonerations since 1973.