Diocese of Rockville Centre: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop William F. Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York, and appointed as his successor Bishop John O. Barres of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Cardinal Joseph Tobin farewell Mass in Indianapolis: The Mass was originally planned as a celebration of Tobin being inducted into the College of Cardinals Nov. 19. But when it was announced on Nov. 7 that Pope Francis had appointed Tobin to lead the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, the Dec. 3 liturgy became a bittersweet farewell for Cardinal Tobin and the 1,000 Catholics from across central and southern Indiana who gathered in the cathedral to worship with him, and offer him their heartfelt prayers as he goes forward to lead the Church in northern New Jersey.
John Glenn, a Presbyterian, said, "I pray every day. To look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is, to me, impossible. It just strengthens my faith."
Young Voices: Church workers may be inadvertently investing against their best interest. There are three things they should know before they invest with the Knights of Columbus.
A small c catholic: Donald Trump has described himself as a Presbyterian, but there is more evidence that he's in spiritual and economic harmony with the disastrous and idolatrous "prosperity gospel."
Pearl Harbor: "Our beloved country is at war. Our peaceful shores have been ruthlessly attacked, and all citizens are called upon to unite their efforts toward that peace for which we have all prayed..."
Conversations with Sr. Camille: After 42 years of teaching and supervising, Mercy Associate Marianne Sheehan still contributes to education as a substitute teacher, even in semiretirement.
Special feature: The Chicago archbishop has "got a lot of work to do" to revitalize this sprawling bastion of U.S. Catholicism.
Editorial: We must begin to act differently, to live differently, and to think differently about the Earth and our relationship to it.
Florence Henderson: The actress best known for her role as Carol Brady in the 1970s sitcom "The Brady Bunch" died unexpectedly Nov. 24 at age 82.