From our point in history, more than 100 years after the so-called modernist crisis of the early 20th century, it is easy to be appalled by the Church's repression of any and all creative theology in the 60 years prior to the Second Vatican Council.
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When Pope Benedict stepped off the plane in Beirut Sept. 14, he said he had come to Lebanon, and to the Middle East in general, as a "pilgrim of peace."
Jesus had time for everyone, including society's outcasts. He forged friendships among all types of people, from adulterers and the disabled to lepers and tax collectors.
OTTAWA – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement in support of MP Stephen Woodworth's private member's motion to recognize the sacredness of unborn human life.
The goal of a new coordinating council in Edmonton is to make the city safer within one generation.
SAN SALVADOR – Against all odds, as virtually everyone thought that the truce between violent Salvadoran gangs would break at any time, Bishop Fabio Colindres Abarca has proved otherwise.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Outspoken Archbishop Oscar Cruz said he continues to receive death threats because of his campaign against an illegal numbers racket known locally as jueteng.
After more than five decades providing high-quality pastoral and liturgical resources to Catholic parishes and people in ministry, Celebrate! Magazine is shutting down due to increasing publication costs.
EDMONTON – Although Msgr. Francis Patsula has never been a pastor, his goodwill and helpful contributions at two churches in the Edmonton Archdiocese for almost half a century are deeply valued.
SHERWOOD PARK – Father Wilf Murchland has been appointed vicar superior of his order, Congregation of the Holy Cross.