News
Updated: September 22nd, 2014
Doctrinal wars? Both sides fire over Communion for divorced, remarried
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Monday, 22 September 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will not open until Oct. 5, but some of its most prominent members are already publicly debating what is bound to be one of its most controversial topics: the eligibility of divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive Com...
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Monday, 22 September 2014
Named “Fideles Homines Dei” (“Faithful Men of God”), the goal of the monthly publication is to inspire Catholic men in the Diocese of Toledo and surrounding areas with stories written by Catholic men who seek the Lord’s influence in their e...
SARAH MCCARTHY, Catholic News Service
Sunday, 21 September 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A medical missionary worker who is an Ebola survivor said Sept. 16 that the U.S. government can do its part to address the Ebola crisis by increasing its financial support for humanitarian organizations that are already working on...
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Saturday, 20 September 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Tuck the Gospel in your pocket and put on your walking shoes to share Christ's love, peace and joy with the world, Pope Francis said. It is the Holy Spirit who inspires Christians to "overcome every obstacle, to conquer the tem...
LAURIE STEVENS BERTKE, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 19 September 2014
They arrive hungry, exhausted and often traumatized, seeking only the simple comforts of food, clothing and shelter before continuing on their journeys. Their entrance is met with applause as the volunteers that staff the migrant assistance center c...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Thursday, 18 September 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September 2015 will serve as a forum for debating issues on the agenda for the world Synod of Bishops at the Vatican the followin...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Presiding over the wedding of 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated marriage as the union of a man and woman playing complementary roles during their common...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014
TOLEDO—The Toledo Serra Club is seeking sponsors for its Helen Coyle Memorial 15th Annual Appreciation Miniature Golf Outing & Luncheon for the sisters of the Diocese of Toledo. The event is sc...
JUDITH SUDILOVSKY Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
JERUSALEM (CNS) -- U.S. bishops visiting the Holy Land said an on-the-ground tour and briefing about the situation in East Jerusalem heightened their awareness of the settlement issue in the divided c...
JOHN SHAUGHNESSY, Catholic News Service
Monday, 15 September 2014
INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) -- The emotion poured out of Bryan Neale when he learned that the dream he had pursued for 25 years had finally come true. The National Football League informed Neale earlier this ...