Archive of July 13, 2018

Commentary: Catholic media, and the truth that sets us free

Jul 13, 2018 - 05:18 pm .- This week at CNA, we published an article about a bishop under investigation in India after a religious sister accused him of rape. The story is still developing, facts are not yet clear, and, of course, the bishop deserves the benefit of due process. CNA’s article explained those things.

Priest says new degree in Church administration builds servant-leaders

Jul 13, 2018 - 04:17 pm .- Seminaries will train priests in theology and philosophy, but how does priestly formation in the U.S. handle the business side of parishes?

Dominican bishops encourage citizens to respect life at all stages

Jul 13, 2018 - 03:50 pm .- The bishops' conference of the Dominican Republic published Wednesday a statement affirming the importance for the Church of forming persons to value and respect life in all its stages.

Beatification cause opens for Jesuit Pedro Arrupe, early mentor to Pope Francis

Jul 13, 2018 - 12:43 pm .- A cause has begun in the Diocese of Rome for the beatification of Fr. Pedro Arrupe SJ, former superior general of the Society of Jesus. The priest, who served as a mentor to the future Pope Francis, was a controversial figure within the Society of Jesus.

Three children rescued amid baby-selling investigation involving MC sister

Jul 13, 2018 - 10:27 am .- Three children who were allegedly sold by an employee of the Missionaries of Charity have been rescued, and a politician has accused a political party of unfairly targeting the religious order.

Ex-chancellor of Chilean archdiocese arrested for child sex abuse

Jul 13, 2018 - 09:38 am .- A priest who served in the chancery of the Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile for 15 years was arrested by local authorities Thursday on accusations of sexual abuse of minors and of the cover-up of abuse.

Kansas ministry brings Adoration Under the Stars

Jul 13, 2018 - 03:04 am .- A Kansas-based ministry led more than a thousand people in Eucharistic adoration last week, allowing Catholics and non-Catholics to worship the Creator among the stars.

Catholic Charities Hawai'i to build housing for low-income seniors

Jul 13, 2018 - 12:08 am .- The Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation (CCHDC) recently purchased several acres of land in Kahului on the island of Maui in order to build a rental housing complex for low-income senior citizens.