Archive of November 11, 2018

Sr Thea Bowman's cause for canonization could open at US bishops' meeting

Nov 11, 2018 - 04:01 pm .- Sr. Thea Bowman was the first African American woman to address the U.S. bishops' conference. Most likely, she was also the first person to get them to hold hands and sing and sway to a Negro Spiritual.

Pope Francis marks World War I centenary with message of peace

Nov 11, 2018 - 05:22 am .- The bells of St. Peter’s Basilica rang out in unison with thousands of other church bells around the world Sunday afternoon as Pope Francis commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I.

After 100 years, US Catholicism still bears the stamp of World War I

Nov 11, 2018 - 03:14 am .- A century after the close of World War I, the war has faded from living memory. But its effects endure.