We say: St. Paul-Minneapolis officials have spent more effort attempting to conceal their negligence than they have being candid with their parishioners.
Faith & Parish
Archbishop Jerome Listecki said it's up to the survivors of sexual abuse to give him a counterproposal to the $4 million he offered for compensation of some victims.
The termination of two lesbian faculty members at Cor Jesu Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school, has prompted an outcry from alumnae who have vowed to withhold donations to the school.
In the last several weeks, alumnae have created a private Facebook group with more than 2,000 members in support of the couple, Olivia Reichert and Christina Gambaro, urging supporters to call and write to Cor Jesu leaders and voice their concerns.
"This is a community in which this type of violence is not happening on a regular basis." Without Michael Brown's shooting, Ferguson "would be pretty sleepy."
A California-based health care network, believed to be a contender to buy the Daughters of Charity Health System, has filed a lawsuit against a union that opposes the purchase.
Catholic schools can still participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge, even though the ALS Association reportedly uses embryonic stem cells in some research.
Lawyers for a priest and Catholic school teacher convicted last year of sex abuse say prosecutors didn't inform them of a witness that would have bolstered their defense.
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Pope Francis has named an auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, to head the diocese of Toledo, Ohio.
Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, apostolic nuncio to the United States, publicized the appointment Tuesday.
Born June 11, 1959, and raised in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Manayunk, Thomas, 55, has been an auxiliary bishop in his hometown since 2006. He was ordained for the Philadelphia archdiocese in 1985, after attending the local St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and obtaining his licentiate in sacred theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University.
With so many Spanish-speaking Catholics in Utah, the popularity and interest in the program, taught entirely in Spanish, is growing.