Glasgow’s COP26 United Nations climate change summit was years in the making. Yet, as the two-weeks of negotiations end, the leader of the largest Catholic coalition protecting what Pope Francis’ calls “our common home,” sees the outcome as “mostly negative.”
In this episode: Pope appoints first female Secretary General of Vatican City, Palestinian president meets with Pope, Biden’s Build Back Better blackballs religious facilities. Also, is the Vatican financial trial the Pope’s Watergate?
Every sister at the Abbey of Our Lady of Ephesus learns to sing. It is an integral part of life for the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, a cloistered order of nuns living by the ancient Rule of St. Benedict in Gower in rural Missouri.
As Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis sees it, the church-wide synod called by Pope Francis is all about the Holy Spirit.
People need to be passionate about serving others and caring for those who suffer, Pope Francis said.
Maturing in the Christian life means learning to trust God and hang on to hope even when daily trials tempt one to complain, Pope Francis said.
The Catholic Church in New Zealand welcomed a Nov. 3 announcement by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care that it had scheduled six days in February for hearings on evidence of abuse at two Catholic-run schools.