Fr. Helmut Schüller told the crowd gathered Wednesday in Chicago that young people "don't have patience. They say, 'We shouldn't wait; we should do it.' "
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Thad J. Jakubowksi of Chicago died Sunday at St. Mary of Providence Home, where he lived. He was 89.
A vigil is scheduled for Thursday at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, with a funeral Mass to be celebrated Friday at Holy Name Cathedral. Fr. Thomas Mulcrone, Chicago Fire Department chaplain, who lived with Jakubowksi at St. Mary of Providence, is to give the homily.
Jakubowksi was remembered as a pastor and teacher, someone who was direct and approachable.
During Vatican II, Msgr. Wilfrid Paradis worked with prominent figures such as Jesuit Fr. John Courtney Murray and Swiss theologian Fr. Hans Küng.
Commentary: Like many parents, I have to have "that talk" with my son: The talk about countless black men beaten and killed by white authorities.
Retired Bishop Anthony Bosco's tenure was marked by efforts to catechize the laity and bring them into a richer involvement with the church.
An organization that opposed the Boys Scouts' decision to accept gay Scouts announced it will launch an alternative group with a Christian worldview.
The president of Trinity Washington University chastised congressional lawmakers for not stopping a hike in the interest rate on student loans.
"The failure of Congress to prevent interest rates on Stafford loans from doubling is simply reprehensible," Patricia McGuire told Catholic News Service.
Eco Catholic: At 10,345 square feet, Marie Sweeney and Fred Taylor's backyard garden seems to go on forever.
Appreciation: In a career that spanned five decades, Bernard Cooke's theological scholarship focused on the sacraments and on ministry in the Catholic church.
Appreciation: Theologian Bernard Cooke saw the church in a state of evolution and questions if the papacy's extravagance contradicted Jesus' message.