News
Updated: March 26th, 2015
Priests from India find warm welcome in Toledo
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 26 March 2015
TOLEDO—It’s not easy to pack up one’s belongings in a few suitcases and travel halfway across the world to start a new life. Let alone a new life as an associate pastor of a parish in a town you’ve never heard of, preaching and praying in a language not your own. Pallottine prie...
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Thursday, 26 March 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- No matter how weary, wounded or sinful a family has become, the church will always do everything to try to help family members heal, convert and reconcile with the Lord, Pope Francis said. The pope called on everyone to pray ea...
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
The Diocese of Toledo has received a report from the Toledo-Detroit Province of the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales (OSFS) which has deemed credible an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor by one of the religious order’s priests, the late...
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The number of Catholics in the world and the number of priests and permanent deacons rose slightly in 2013, while the number of men and women in religious orders declined, according to Vatican statistics. For the second year in...
NATE MADDEN Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 24 March 2015
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The number of Catholic marriages in the United States is at its lowest point since 1965. Georgetown University's Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate keeps records of Catholic Church statistics going back to 1965, tracki...
CINDY WOODEN, Catholic News Service
Monday, 23 March 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS)—At the end of Pope Francis' spontaneity-filled meeting with priests, seminarians and religious in the cathedral of Naples, the vial of dried blood of the city's patron saint appea...
BETH GRIFFIN Catholic News Service
Monday, 23 March 2015
UNITED NATIONS (CNS) -- As he opened a March 18 forum on Women Promoting Human Dignity, Archbishop Bernardito Auza said that "in the education of the heart, women are the world's professors." The Hol...
LAURA IERACI Catholic News Service
Sunday, 22 March 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis came out squarely against the death penalty once again, calling it "unacceptable" regardless of the seriousness of the crime of the condemned. Pope Francis met with...
Catholic News Service
Saturday, 21 March 2015
Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an editorial titled " Toward a church that is poor and for the poor," published in ...
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Friday, 20 March 2015
More than 730 people within the Diocese of Toledo completed a Vatican survey that is to be used as a basis for discussion at the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Rome, slated f...