Loretto Sister Ann Patrick Ware worked for the National Council of Churches in the 60s and 70s. While there, she wrote a short, scholarly paper about what to do if you aspire to become a Roman Catholic saint.
SEX + FAITH: TALKING WITH YOUR CHILD FROM BIRTH TO ADOLESCENCE
By Kate Ott
Published by Westminster John Knox Press, $17
Almost everything I know about parenting I learned from my sister. She and her husband are not the perfect parents (who is?), but their three happy, healthy teen and young adult children are living evidence of their parenting success.
Looking for more content related to the upcoming canonizations? Check out the latest edition of Francis, the comic strip, which features an appearance by the soon-to-be-canonized Pope John XXIII.
A Catholic priest who was once a top official in the Manchester diocese was sentenced to four years in a state prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to three felony charges for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from his diocese, a Catholic hospital and the estate of a dead priest.
Judge Diane Nicolosi of Hillsborough County Superior Court-North sentenced Msgr. Edward J. Arsenault to prison and ordered him to repay the $185,000 he stole and to pay restitution, for a total of about $300,000.
Commentary: It is a poignant coincidence that Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be canonized on the eve of the international day of Holocaust remembrance.
Both John XXIII and John Paul II will be officially declared saints on Sunday, April 27 by Pope Francis. But it’s Francis who deserves the greatest praise for pulling off a “bipartisan” victory.
Today is the anniversary of the birthday of St. Vincent de Paul. He accomplished much during his lifetime, and his legacy continues today, hundreds of years after his death.
The Tablet suspended Mickens on March 25 to conduct an investigation into a comment Mickens made on Facebook.
Catherine Dunphy came to seminary in her mid-20s, full of passion to work in the service of the Catholic church. By the time she left, for many reasons, she had lost her faith.
"I had this struggle where I thought, 'I don't believe this anymore,' " said Dunphy, now 40 and living in Toronto. "I felt I had no space to move or breathe. I felt like an outcast."
One would think the answer would be "yes." In a New York minute.