Amarillo bishop suspends Father Pavone’s activities outside the diocese
Sep 13 2011
Note: This article has been updated throughout.
The bishop of Amarillo, Texas, has suspended Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, from public ministry outside the Diocese of Amarillo, effective Sept. 13, and is calling him back to the diocese to spend time in prayer and reflection.
Cardinal Foley sheds light on archbishop’s new role
Sep 06 2011
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher may provide support for the bricks-and-mortar holy places in the Holy Land, but just as important – maybe more so – is its support for the living stones in the region, the living descendants of the original followers of Christ, says the recently retired head of the order.
Six generations of love
Sep 01 2011
Entering Mount Providence chapel to begin the long walk to the altar, Oblate Sister of Providence Mary Alice Chineworth appeared as radiant as any young bride one has ever witnessed. Supported on the arms of her nephew and grandnephew, Sister Alice walked slowly, taking in the beautiful music, the smiling faces of the assembled and the scent of the lush floral arrangements sent by dear friends as a special tribute. At just 94 years young, this was the moment she and the Oblates had been planning for many months, celebrating Sister Alice’s jubilant 75 years of religious life.
Ella’s effects go beyond contraception to abortion, experts say
Aug 26 2011
WASHINGTON – In marketing materials for ella, the emergency contraception pill that will be available without co-pay or deductible to American women of child-bearing age under the new health reform plan, a cartoon character egg peeks out from behind a glass door while a cartoon character sperm stands on the steps, apparently cajoling her to come outside.
Guest column: The American ‘Creed’
Aug 25 2011
I am most grateful to Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, who has given me permission to reprint a recent article of his. The second part appears this week. I am very well aware of the contentious nature of this issue among our people. I hope that Archbishop Gomez’ distinctive approach would be helpful in advancing the discussion.
How will life be different for WYD pilgrims?
Aug 22 2011
MADRID – The 26 pilgrims of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, plus young people from Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville and St. Mary’s High School in Annapolis, had memorable experiences during their week-long stay at World Youth Day.