Archive of June 12, 2017

Former slave Julia Greeley first to be buried at Denver’s cathedral

Jun 12, 2017 - 05:01 pm .- In what was a historic first for the Archdiocese of Denver, the exhumed remains of a potential saint were laid to rest at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception June 7.

A new procedure for bishops' ad limina visits to Rome

Jun 12, 2017 - 04:03 pm .- In order to foster collegiality, Pope Francis has added to the usual schedule of bishops' ad limina visit to Rome: one additional meeting with the heads of the Vatican dicasteries.

Immigration arrests stun Detroit's Chaldean Catholics

Jun 12, 2017 - 03:29 pm .- Dozens of Chaldean Christians were arrested by federal immigration officials over the weekend in the Detroit metropolitan area, leaving the local Church community with sadness and frustration.

For Pope Francis, consolation requires an open heart

Jun 12, 2017 - 12:14 pm .- Consolation is never self-reliant, Pope Francis said during Mass on Monday, noting it is only possible to receive the Lord’s encouragement through another.

Pope Francis demands obedience from priests of Nigerian diocese

Jun 12, 2017 - 10:55 am .- Pope Francis met on Thursday with a delegation from a Nigerian diocese which for the last four and a half years has refused to recognize the bishop who was appointed as its shepherd.

Nigerian priest shares harrowing story of being kidnapped

Jun 12, 2017 - 03:04 am .- It was supposed to be a quiet retreat weekend last April for Fr. Sam Okwuidegbe, a Nigerian Jesuit priest and director of a local spirituality center.

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