An Apologia for the Junior Clergy

On January 27th, the National Catholic Reporter posted an article, written by Peter Feuerherd, with this tantalizing headline: “In came Latin, incense and burned books, out went half the parishioners. Post-Vatican II North Carolina Catholics […] Read the Whole...

Michigan diocese mourns as nine nuns die from coronavirus

Lansing, Mich., Jan 29, 2021 / 03:46 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Lansing offered its condolences and prayerful support after the coronavirus hit a religious retirement home this month and nine nuns died. Bishop Earl Boyea of Lansing issued a statement Jan. 28 expressing...

Ford, Fumbling and Feckless, Forges On, but Hope Springs Up Out West

How does one gently and reasonably point out to someone the clear and present destruction caused by lockdowns, who is convinced that they are somehow a good idea? And by ‘destruction’, we mean not only the obvious economic havoc wreaked, especially on small...

Pope Francis Appeals for Fight Against ‘Unacceptable Poverty’

Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk. Pope Francis made a surprise visit to the temporary medical clinic for the poor inside St. Peter’s Square, Nov. 16. In a message to two Belgian groups released on Jan. 29, the pope said that the coronavirus pandemic had made poverty...

Cardinal Turkson to Davos Forum: Human Dignity Must Not Be Compromised

Screenshot A screenshot of Cardinal Peter Turkson addressing a virtual summit organized by the World Economic Forum Jan. 28, 2021. According to the World Economic Forum, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of people below the poverty line in relatively wealthy...

Cardinal Turkson to Davos forum: Human dignity must not be compromised

Rome Newsroom, Jan 29, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Peter Turkson told a virtual summit organized by the World Economic Forum on Thursday that the human person must be at the center of efforts to counter the coronavirus pandemic. “The dignity of the human person...