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St. Leo's focuses on future of the Catholic Church

In the hopes of hearing the 'voice of the people', Msgr. Robert Zapfel welcomed a crowd of over 200 Catholics, Wednesday evening, to an open discussion called "Let's Talk About...The Future of the Catholic Church" at St. Leo the Great Parish in Amherst.

The Popes, Geneva and the World Council of Churches

By Matthew E. Bunson | Pope Francis will make a one-day trip to Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, the 23rd foreign journey of his pontificate. He will meet with the Swiss Catholic community that comprises...

6 Bishops Talk About Saints They Admire

By Jim Graves | I asked six diocesan bishops in the United States to name a saint (or, someone they’d like to see canonized) whom they admired and why. Here are the answers they gave.   Bishop of Arlington, Virginia Michael...

Pope Francis’ Comments to Reuters on the Dubia Incomplete

By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis’ recollection of the handling of the dubia raised eyebrows this week when in a recent Reuters’ interview, he appeared to criticize the manner in which four cardinals officially presented questions...

SDG Reviews ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

By Steven D. Greydanus | Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom runs two hours and 10 minutes, and if you bracket the first five minutes and the last five minutes, any random five minutes in the remaining two...

Can the Catholic Church Help Two Korean States Reconcile?

By Ines Murzaku | On April 27, 2018, history was made. Borders and walls separating the Korean nation were torn down. Kim Jong-un stepped over the concrete block marking the border to become North Korea’s first leader to set...

What’s Next for Cardinal McCarrick? How the Church Addresses Sex-Abuse Allegations

By Ed Condon/Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON — The allegation that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a teenager is a bombshell for the Catholic Church in America. Cardinal...

LA Archbishop Welcomes Executive Order to Keep Families Together at the Border

By Christine Rousselle/CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — The archbishop of Los Angeles said he “welcomes” an executive order signed Wednesday by President Trump and called on Congress to act...

Pope Says No to Women Priests, Yes to Women in Curial Leadership

By Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — In an interview with Reuters, Pope Francis said more space has to be created for women to take on leading roles in the Roman Curia, but that...

Cardinal McCarrick: What Did the Vatican Know and When?

By Joan Desmond | Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired archbishop of Washington, D.C., was suspended from public ministry on Wednesday, after an allegation that he had sexually abused a minor was found to be...