According to Census Bureau estimates, there are 46.5 million poor people in the United States. This is the story of one of them.
On Wednesday morning, retired Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Lyne of Chicago died at his residence in the rectory bearing his name at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. He was 94.
Visitation for the bishop was scheduled from 2-9 p.m. Sunday and from 9-10:15 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Cathedral. Cardinal Francis George was to be the main celebrant at the funeral Mass Monday with Auxiliary Bishop Francis Kane, vicar general, will be the homilist. Burial was to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside.
The film "Rise and Dream" focuses on the struggle for harmony in the city of Zamboanga, where Muslims and Christians live side by side.
Fr. Greg Reynolds of Melbourne, Australia, has become the first person excommunicated for such beliefs under the papacy of Pope Francis.
Appreciation: Marie Varley, a former Caldwell Dominican sister who served with Church World Service for many years, died Sept. 2 at age 75.
A former Kansas City pastor was sentenced Thursday to 50 years in federal prison on child pornography charges.
No one has a bad word to say about Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Lyne, perhaps because he rarely says anything negative about anyone else.
Mission Management: Certain factors can help you live longer, including where you live, says Dan Buettner, a New York Times best-selling author.
It is disappointing "to see the Boy Scouts of America succumb to external pressures and political causes at the cost of its moral integrity," one bishop said.
The Wednesday hearings quickly turned colorful when two activists refused to pay their fines and demanded jail time.