Archive of January 20, 2018

Cardinal O’Malley: Pope’s words 'a source of great pain' for abuse survivors

Jan 20, 2018 - 03:25 pm .- The chairman of the Vatican’s commission on sexual abuse has said that recent comments from Pope Francis were painful and alienating to survivors of clerical sexual abuse.

Fight 'scourge' of violence against women, Pope says at Marian celebration

Jan 20, 2018 - 02:42 pm .- If we’re confused, facing difficulties, or struggling with sin, we can look to Mary to help guide us to the arms of her Son, Pope Francis said Saturday during a Marian celebration in Trujillo, Peru.

Do not become 'professionals of the sacred,' Pope tells Peruvian priests, religious

Jan 20, 2018 - 02:40 pm .- Pope Francis met with Peruvian priests and religious Saturday, telling them that a sense of humor is a good remedy for the temptation to clerical self-importance.

When storms come, have faith in Jesus, Pope tells Catholics in Peru

Jan 20, 2018 - 07:55 am .- In a homily Saturday, Pope Francis spoke about the natural disasters Peru experienced over the last year, praising the way in which Peruvians joined together to help one another during these difficult moments.