Archive of May 22, 2018

Dolan: Pope’s reported remarks to gay man, while ‘beautiful,’ could require clarification  

May 22, 2018 - 08:30 pm .- The Archbishop of New York said Tuesday that while some recent comments about homosexuality attributed to Pope Francis are “orthodox teaching,” the pope's reported remarks could require clarification.

Does God make people gay? A theologian responds

May 22, 2018 - 04:22 pm .- Sexual attraction does not define identity, a priest has said, after comments attributed to Pope Francis have prompted questions about Catholic doctrine and the nature of sexual orientation.

Archbishop Gomez: It's time for a vote on DACA legislation

May 22, 2018 - 03:16 pm .- Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles is asking Catholics in the archdiocese to contact their representatives urging a vote on bipartisan legislation to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Take Mary into your home, LA archbishop says on new Marian feast

May 22, 2018 - 02:59 pm .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles encouraged Catholics to love the Blessed Virgin Mary as their mother during a Mass commemorating a newly-proclaimed Catholic feast day.

Pope to meet in June with Chilean clerical abuse victims

May 22, 2018 - 02:51 pm .- Pope Francis will meet for three days next month with victims of a Chilean priest who committed sexual abuse as well as abuse of power and conscience, in an effort to respond to the country's clerical sex abuse crisis.

Australian court finds Archbishop Wilson guilty of concealing abuse

May 22, 2018 - 11:09 am .- Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson has been found guilty of failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse disclosed to him in the 1970s.  

How Catholic Relief Services is helping amid DRC Ebola outbreak

May 22, 2018 - 03:01 am .- After 26 confirmed deaths have been attributed to the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Catholic Relief Services has been working to combat the deadly outbreak through educational and financial assistance.

Commentary: Trump/Reagan Title X Protect Life Rule 

May 22, 2018 - 12:01 am .- Last Friday, the Trump Administration announced its intention to reassert and promulgate portions of President Ronald Reagan’s modest but necessary life-affirming Title X Rule—a policy designed to ensure that taxpayers don’t fund, facilitate or promote abortion in America’s $286 million-per-year family planning program.