Archive of July 11, 2018

New superior general elected by SSPX

Jul 11, 2018 - 04:32 pm .- On Wednesday the general chapter of the Society of Saint Pius X, a canonically irregular priestly society, elected Fr. Davide Pagliarani as its superior general.

Catholic Charities in Brownsville receives assistance for migrant relief center

Jul 11, 2018 - 02:35 pm .- Catholic Charities in San Antonio is collecting and donating supplies to a relief center for immigrants run by its sister agency, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley.

Croatia's World Cup soccer coach clings to the rosary as he finds success

Jul 11, 2018 - 02:34 pm .- On Sunday, Croatia’s soccer team will play France in the championship game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, after running victoriously through a string of soccer powerhouses in the tournament.

After new appointments, will Pope Francis' stalled curial reform start moving?

Jul 11, 2018 - 01:15 pm .- A long-time priority of Pope Francis, curial reform – specifically the overhaul of Vatican finances and communications – has been hanging by a thread for the past few years, and some wonder about the pope’s ability to make any meaningful or lasting changes in the Vatican’s way of doing business.

Calls to ban or regulate 'Orange walks' after priest spat on in Scotland

Jul 11, 2018 - 12:18 pm .- After a priest was spat at, verbally abused, and lunged at with a pole while an “Orange walk” passed by his parish in Glasgow Saturday, there have been widespread calls to regulate further or to ban outright the Protestant processions.

USCCB supports judge’s ruling for detained asylum seekers

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:11 am .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops applauded a recent federal ruling that barred the Trump administration from detaining asylum seekers without case review.

New Mexico bishop made coadjutor of San Jose

Jul 11, 2018 - 05:57 am .- The Vatican announced Wednesday Pope Francis' appointment of Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, New Mexico to be coadjutor bishop of San Jose, California.