Archive of January 30, 2019

The Satanic Temple at Sundance: mockumentary or documentary?

Jan 30, 2019 - 11:13 pm .- The Satanic Temple shocked Catholics when it scheduled a purported black mass at Harvard University in 2014.

How to read scripture with Thomas Aquinas and Bishop Flores

Jan 30, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- Christ, the Incarnate Word, is the aim of human living and all of history, Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville said Monday in an address about St. Thomas Aquinas' interpretation of scripture.

Legislators propose abortion-at-birth as state-level fights continue

Jan 30, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A controversial Virginia bill which would permit abortion during labor will not be moving out of the subcommittee, as the latest attempt to widely expand abortion access falls short.

Venezuelan cardinal hopes Maduro will step down

Jan 30, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- The Archbishop Emeritus of Caracas expressed his hope Tuesday that Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would step down from office, heeding the pope's call for peace in the country.

Indiana bishop urges Fightin’ Irish to join Knights

Jan 30, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, whose diocese includes the University of Notre Dame, made the invitation in a January 30 letter to the editor in The Observer, a student-run newspaper for the universities of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s. The letter asked all male students to consider joining the fraternal society.

Catholic author on homosexuality accused of past relationship with a minor

Jan 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm .- The author of a book on Catholic teaching regarding homosexuality and chastity is accused of forming a sexual relationship with a minor about 15 years ago.

Pope Francis says he loves to pray the Way of the Cross

Jan 30, 2019 - 04:12 am .- Everyone should pray the Stations of the Cross, Pope Francis said Wednesday, revealing that he always has with him a pocket-size book of “Via Crucis” meditations to pray with when he has a spare moment.

After 25 years, what JP2’s Letter to Families can teach today’s world

Jan 30, 2019 - 04:05 am .- 25 years ago next week, on Feb. 2, 1994, Pope John Paul II penned his “Letter to Families,” the subject of which was spurred by the United Nations' declaration that 1994 would be the “Year of the Family.”