Archive of July 2, 2017

As demographics change, how will the US Church respond?

Jul 2, 2017 - 08:01 pm .- The rapidly changing realities of the Catholic Church in the U.S. bring a host of challenges and unknowns, but also great opportunities for evangelization and engagement, said experts at a gathering of Catholic leaders.

Doctors say it's a miracle that toddler survived ninth-floor fall

Jul 2, 2017 - 04:03 pm .- The doctors at the Children's Hospital in San Miguel, Argentina, find no explanation for the quick recovery of Martin Chain – a three-year-old boy who fell from the ninth floor when he was playing on the balcony of his apartment.

An unprecedented Convocation of Catholic Leaders is happening this weekend

Jul 2, 2017 - 02:35 pm .- It’s been nearly four years since Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii gaudium, or “The Joy of the Gospel.” But what does it look like to truly live out the Joy of the Gospel in the U.S.?

Pope asks for parents' wishes to be respected in Charlie Gard case

Jul 2, 2017 - 01:41 pm .- Stepping into what has turned out to be a tumultuous legal battle involving a UK couple's push for a say in the treatment and death of their terminally ill son, Pope Francis has offered his prayers for the child, and asked that the parents' wishes be respected.

Cardinal Dolan: Joy is at the heart of evangelization

Jul 2, 2017 - 10:22 am .- As the Church continues its mission of forming disciples in the 21st century, a key component must be a witness of joy, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Cardinal Müller: There's no problem between me, Pope Francis

Jul 2, 2017 - 09:40 am .- In a brief interview given just hours after hearing that he would no longer be heading the Vatican's doctrine office, Cardinal Gerhard Müller said the decision was normal, and was not the result of conflict between him and Pope Francis.

No matter who you are, make Christ your number one, Pope Francis says

Jul 2, 2017 - 05:25 am .- On Sunday, Pope Francis said that everyone – lay or religious – must put their relationship with Jesus above all else; and striving to do this, even imperfectly, will help them to be like Christ to the world.

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