The Catholic diocese of Rochester, N.Y., confirms it made the request for further investigations that prompted the Vatican to take the rare step of delaying Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s journey to sainthood.
Carrying the weight of suffering experienced by persons who are trafficked can cause sleepless nights, heartache and burnout, but how women religious recharge and care for themselves is what allows them to persevere in challenging ministries.
Appreciation: The passing of Holy Cross Fr. Robert Pelton on Nov. 4 feels like the end of an era. He played a significant role in transforming the church into an outward-facing impulse for social justice.
Catholic advocates for poor people decried a new federal rule that tightens work requirements which determine eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and is expected to force hundreds of thousands to lose food stamps.