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The Body of Christ is Hurting: Some Practical Considerations

Most of you have heard about the recent news of one of our US Cardinals, Theodore McCarrick being removed from public ministry following a credible, substantiated accusation that he sexually abused a minor as a priest, and a subsequent allegation that he had abused another child for nearly two decades. In an unprecedented step signaling the gravity of these reports, Pope Francis has accepted Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s resignation from the College of Cardinals. The Holy Father has also directed him to observe a life of prayer and penance in seclusion until the completion of the […]

To the Holy See to see the Holy Father

Every five years, bishops make a visit to Rome to give a report on the state of affairs in their diocese. During the visit, the Bishop meets with the Holy Father, as well as the numerous offices that oversee the day-to-day business of the Universal Church. These visits are referred to as the ad limina apostolorum, or, to the threshold of the apostles.  One of the primary goals of such visits is for each bishop to renew his apostolic ministry, as a successor to the Apostles, by visiting and celebrating Mass at the tombs of […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February


By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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