Archive of October 6, 2018

Senate votes to confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Oct 6, 2018 - 02:45 pm .- The Senate voted 50-48 Saturday to confirm the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The vote follows a procedural decision Friday to invoke ‘cloture,’ ending the debate on whether or not to ratify the judge’s nomination.

Young people meet with Pope Francis, Synod Fathers

Oct 6, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- At the end of the first week of the youth synod Saturday, Pope Francis and over 250 bishops spent the evening listening to testimonies from young people at an event inside the Vatican.

Church's youngest cardinal points youth synod to God's word

Oct 6, 2018 - 10:10 am .- The Church’s youngest cardinal said Saturday that the Word of God must be the central point of the Church’s message to young people.

Pope Francis orders review of Vatican McCarrick files

Oct 6, 2018 - 08:09 am .- The Vatican announced Saturday that it would review its files pertaining to allegations of sexual misconduct on the part of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, who has been accused in recent months of serially sexually abusing two teenage boys, and of sexually coercing and assaulting priests and seminarians during decades of ministry as a bishop.

Church in Colombia aids 5,000 Venezuelan emigrants a day

Oct 6, 2018 - 06:01 am .- The Church in Colombia is assisting some 5,000 Venezuelan migrants a day, the president of the country's bishops' conference announced Tuesday.