A British Columbia couple has been scouring the region for information about a German-born priest who edited the Catholic Sentinel and later was named head of the Diocese of Vancouver Island, a post he held from 1900-1908. Saturday, February 6, 2016
A British Columbia couple has been scouring the region for information about a German-born priest who edited the Catholic Sentinel and later was named head of the Diocese of Vancouver Island, a post he held from 1900-1908.
Oregon Catholics are in good shape health-wise if a New York economics professor is right. University of Albany Professor Baris Yörük found that every increase in charitable giving was associated an increase in the study’s health index.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (CNS) -- As the eyes of the nation focused on the Iowa caucuses Feb. 1, the 13 congregations of Catholic Sisters of the Upper Mississippi River Valley wanted to capture the attention of participants to call for an end to environmentally destructive policies and practices.
Though the original 13 British colonies in what is now the U.S. largely had Protestant populations, Catholic missionaries helped shape the economic, political and religious values as other parts of the territory were settled.
VATICAN CITY — Arms flailing, the exuberant and perhaps hyperactive Italian actor and comedian Roberto Benigni described Pope Francis as a masterful minister of God's mercy, which is always active and always on the move.
VATICAN CITY — Cold indifference to migrants, the poor, the hungry and the persecuted must be overcome through the warmth of mercy, which can transform people into artisans of peace, Pope Francis said.