Posted on 12/13/2018 12:54 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
An English cardinal has told an inquiry into child abuse of his shock at learning that a vicar general of his former archdiocese tried to help two pedophile priests escape to the United States.
Posted on 12/13/2018 11:58 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
After more than a century, the United States government has returned three church bells swiped by American forces as war booty from the central Philippine town of Balangiga.
Posted on 12/12/2018 17:06 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
At noon Dec. 12, the bells of every Catholic church in Strasbourg rang for 10 minutes to honor the victims of a terror attack at a Christmas market the previous day.
Posted on 12/12/2018 16:58 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Three members of Pope Francis' Council of Cardinals have officially ended their service as papal advisers on the reform of the Roman Curia.
Posted on 12/12/2018 16:40 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Father Paul La Fontaine, remembered as a gentle, faithful priest who enjoyed music, literature and old movies, died Dec. 10 in St. Paul. He was 72.
Posted on 12/12/2018 15:59 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Just as she did hundreds of years ago from a small hill in Tepeyac, Mexico, Mary accompanies the downtrodden and the lowly like a mother caring for her children.
Posted on 12/12/2018 13:44 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' committees welcomed a new explanation from the Treasury Department that relaxed rules on the payment of taxes by churches and nonprofits that offer employee parking.
Posted on 12/12/2018 12:51 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Australian Cardinal George Pell reportedly has been found guilty on five charges related to serious sexual misconduct involving two boys at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne in the 1990s.
Posted on 12/12/2018 12:29 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
President Donald Trump has signed into law the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018, which will provide humanitarian relief to genocide victims in Iraq and Syria and hold accountable Islamic State perpetrators of genocide.
Posted on 12/12/2018 11:25 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A manger scene can make people feel good at Christmas and that's what Patty Derrick and her friends in Rehoboth Beach were aiming for when they spoke to town leaders about erecting a creche that has been part of the beach town for about a half-century.