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Prayers for Father, from his spiritual mother

The ladies of the Spiritual Motherhood for Priests program having been praying every day for priests in the archdiocese since 2012. They are close to the goal of one anonymous woman praying for each priest and seminarian.

Poverty not ‘a misfortune,’ but ‘an injustice,’ says Peruvian theologian

Dominican Father Gustavo Gutierrez, a Peruvian theologian and one of the principal founders of liberation theology, told a Dallas audience that "poverty is not a destiny, it's a condition."

Nuncio at border Mass prays for an end to barriers that separate people

Archbishop Christophe Pierre faced the immense steel border fence in Nogales as he and the bishop of Tucson and the bishop of Mexico's Diocese of Nogales, Sonora, concelebrated the liturgy with people gathered on both sides of the border.

Prendie & Bonner Class of 1981 35th Reunion

  Event Name Prendie & Bonner Class of 1981 35th Reunion   Event Location The Oaks Ballroom 511 W Oak Lane Glenolden, PA 19036   Start Date and Time: November 20 12:00 PM   End Date and Time November 20 4:00 PM   Event Description $40pp – email PrendieBonnerClassof81Reunion@gmail.com to provide your contact information – […]

Knights of Columbus urges U.S. Catholics to pray novena ahead of election

"Pope Francis has said in reference to the U.S. election that we should 'study the proposals well, pray and choose with your conscience,' and this novena is designed to help Catholic Americans do that," Anderson said in a statement.

Dialogue is expression of mercy, respect, love, pope says

Good relations between husbands and wives, parents and children, employees and bosses, he said, require one "to listen, explain with meekness, don't bark at the other, don't yell, but have an open heart."

Pope expresses shock over cruelty waged against innocent Iraqis

"Our hearts are shocked by the heinous acts of violence that for too long have been perpetrated against innocent citizens, whether they be Muslims, whether they be Christians, or people belonging to other ethnic groups and religions."

Pope Francis an honored guest of National Park Service during his visit

In addition to awe-inspiring parks such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Glacier, some of the United States' most iconic sites also are a part of the National Park Service, including the White House and Independence Hall, both of which were on the pope's itinerary during his 2015 U.S. apostolic journey.

Pope tells Jesuits to walk to peripheries, be open to future

Pope Francis, speaking both as pope and a Jesuit, asked members of the Society of Jesus to continue to journey to where Christ is most needed, and always ask God for consolation, compassion and help in discernment.

Manila Archdiocese launches drug rehab program emphasizing healing

"We seek healing justice, not revenge, because only justice heals," the Philippine Daily Inquirer quoted Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle saying during his homily. "Revenge wounds all the more."