Archive of February 25, 2017

Rome's Anglican pastor: Papal visit an exciting, but normal, step

Feb 25, 2017 - 03:08 pm .- Pope Francis will tomorrow become the first Roman Pontiff to set foot in an Anglican parish in Rome, marking a symbolic act the church’s pastor said is hugely significant, yet surprisingly normal for two communities that are close to one another.


Marriage prep should be more than just a few courses, Pope tells priests

Feb 25, 2017 - 05:18 am .- On Saturday Pope Francis told a group of parish priests training on the new marriage annulment process to place strong emphasis on good preparation that isn’t limited to just a few courses, but extends even to the first few years after marriage.

Cincinnati Catholics hope to give Church a megaphone on racial, social problems

Feb 25, 2017 - 04:15 am .- Catholics in Cincinnati are hoping that an upcoming meeting of bishops and leaders will give the local Church a much stronger voice to address issues of racism and violence.

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