Archbishop John Nienstedt acknowledged a need for transparency, for greater communication and "to be more of a shepherd" than administrator.
Nov 22-Dec 5, 2013
Mother Agnes Mariam on a speaking tour of the U.S. said she wants all foreign parties out of Syria so reconciliation can be negotiated.
"In view of some of your recent Facebook postings ... and other developments, I have decided against sending you to Merrill," Bishop Liam Carey wrote.
Women religious from throughout Asia began to gather here over the weekend as the nation -- and wider world -- was awakening to the vast devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan.
The typhoon, with winds closing in on 200 miles per hour and causing waves more than a story high, ripped through the central section of this nation on Friday, causing widespread destruction, displacement, and some 10,000 deaths.
Local prosecutors allege the archdiocese "did not nor would ever obtain" themselves Fr. Michael Fugee's removal from the priesthood.
Just Catholic: The Vatican's preparatory document for the synod on the family gets to women after 300 words. Among matters of concern are "forms of feminism hostile to the Church."
Update: Confusion and consternation are running strong for parishioners at a Bend, Ore., church whose pastor was removed Oct. 1, and the parishioners want answers.