The Courage to Be a Mother

“And when the wine was failing, the mother of Jesus said to him, ‘They have no wine.’ And Jesus said to her: ‘Woman, what is that to me and to you? My hour has not yet come.’ His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you’” (Jn 2:3-5). Read the Whole...

Pope Names New Bishop of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, presented by Bishop Alvaro Corrada del Río, S.J. The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of the diocese of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, the Reverend Ángel Luis Río...

Caritas Urges Post-Pandemic Preparation

Caritas Internationalis is highly concerned by the major humanitarian crisis to which the post-pandemic is heading and urges the international community to take courageous and immediate action. The confederation notes that in the last four months, international...

The Deconstruction of Motherhood

By John Grondelski | Today is Mother’s Day. According to the old saw, “motherhood, apple pie, and baseball” are among the most beloved and uncontroversial things out there. Hallmark (and the USPS) sure hope so: lots of cards… Read the Whole Article at its...

In depth: A bishop’s resignation and the state of Church reform

Conflicting claims have emerged over the way an investigation into a former auxiliary bishop in the US Archdiocese of Cincinnati was handled, casting further doubt over Church leaders’ commitment to the “responsibility, accountability, and transparency” supposed to be...

A genius wrote today’s Collect. A translator nearly ruined it

The Collect for this 4th Sunday after Easter, in the Traditional Roman Rite, survived the slash and hack editors of the Novus Ordo for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time. Deus, qui fidelium mentes unius efficis voluntatis: da populis tuis id amare quod praecipis, id...