San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has appointed Jesuit Fr. George Schultze as the new president rector of St. Patrick Seminary & University.
Special feature: The Chicago archbishop has "got a lot of work to do" to revitalize this sprawling bastion of U.S. Catholicism.
Distinctly Catholic: The USCCB has been largely pursuing a culture warrior agenda that has served the Church very badly, tempting some Catholics to give up on the conference.
Distinctly Catholic: Last night's EWTN interview with Donald Trump, conducted by Raymond Arroyo, tells us something about how Republican operatives view Arroyo and EWTN.
NCR Today: World Youth Day will soon end. How do we continue to let God's light shine in us without letting the world extinguish that flame?
Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron told listeners at the 51st International Eucharistic Congress that only 30 percent of Catholics in the U.S. receive Communion. He called it a "disaster."
Last week, Pope Francis appointed three priests as auxiliary bishops of Los Angeles. One of them is the popular host of Word on Fire (and rector of Chicago's Mundelein Seminary), Fr.
Among the new auxiliary bishops: Fr. Robert Barron, founder of the global Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.
Young Voices: If there is anyone on the planet who if given the opportunity would not change something about him- or herself, I would love to meet them.
While Pope Francis calls for "a church of the poor and for the poor," those preparing for the priesthood at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary near Chicago will soon have a radically redecorated chapel dedicated to the memory and teachings of Pope John Paul II.