Archive of February 5, 2018

Marriage Encounter movement celebrates 50 years of strengthening marriages

Feb 5, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Worldwide Marriage Encounter celebrates 50-year anniversary.

As alumni claim sexual assault is mishandled, Christendom College vows to improve

Feb 5, 2018 - 03:45 pm .- Following allegations that Christendom College mishandled student sexual assault reports, the college’s administration has said it is committed to doing better.

Portland archbishop celebrates marriage Mass after call for new family initiatives

Feb 5, 2018 - 02:53 pm .- On Saturday, Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon celebrated a Mass for marriage, after calling for new marriage initiatives in his archdiocese last fall.

Pope, Turkish president, discuss Middle East in first Vatican meeting

Feb 5, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- On Monday, Pope Francis and the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, met at the Vatican, discussing the situation in the Middle East, in particular the status of Jerusalem, and the need for peace and stability in the region.

A 2015 letter detailed allegations against Barros. Did the Pope receive it?

Feb 5, 2018 - 12:28 pm .- A Chilean survivor of sexual abuse says that he wrote a to Pope Francis letter in 2015, claiming that Bishop Juan Barros of Chile witnessed abuse perpetrated by his friend, Father Fernando Karadima, and that the Pope failed to act on the letter.

Catholic school principal named new auxiliary bishop of Atlanta

Feb 5, 2018 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis has appointed Marist School principal Father Joel Konzen, S.M., to serve as an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Atlanta.