The retired archbishop of Baltimore who was known for his vital role in ecumenical and interreligious relations, died early March 23.
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Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles Chaput Feb. 27 deplored the "senseless acts of mass vandalism."
Rensselaer, Ind.— Saint Joseph’s College President Robert A. Pastoor, says the college needs $100 million, with commitments of $20 million before June 1, to adequately serve its students and be successful in the higher education marketplace.
Distinctly Catholic: Amid a divided church and a divided polity, look to Cardinals Blase Cupich and Joseph Tobin to increasingly drive the hierarchy's message in the public square.
NCR Today: I sent a survey to my 27 nieces and nephews, to gather data that could be useful to those ministering to today's American Catholics.
Faith and Justice: During his U.S. trip Pope Francis spoke forcefully about the need to trust the Spirit and to be creative in being an evangelizing presence in the world.
Fascinating information is emerging from the new Pew Research survey on the religious beliefs and practices of Latinos in the United States.
What is a pope to do? That's the question raised by a story Monday in The Washington Post that highlighted a worldwide poll of Catholics. It shows that the faithful around the world (in general -- not everywhere on all issues) are much more progressive than the Vatican on selected issues.