Archive of April 21, 2018

Encouragement a strong factor in priesthood discernment, study finds

Apr 21, 2018 - 04:09 pm .- A strong majority of the 430 men who are about to be ordained to the Catholic priesthood in the United States come from families where both parents were Catholic, and had several friends encouraging them in their vocation.


Laywomen among new CDF appointees

Apr 21, 2018 - 07:52 am .- On Saturday Pope Francis named five new consultors of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, including three female academics and two priests.

Chicago church leaders unite to oppose massive tax threat to religious groups

Apr 21, 2018 - 06:01 am .- Religious leaders in Chicago are fighting to end a lawsuit filed by an atheist group that would impose upwards of $1 billion in taxes for churches around the nation.