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Updated: July 28th, 2015
Is the honeymoon with Pope Francis over for Americans?
ABBEY JAROMA Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
A new Gallup poll shows that the favorability rating for the pontiff among U.S. respondents is now about 59 percent, down from 76 percent in early 2014 and close to the 58 percent rating Americans gave him when he was elected pope in March 2013. Sixteen percent of respondents in a poll conducted Ju...
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis was the first pilgrim to sign up for World Youth Day to be held in Krakow, Poland, launching the opening of registration. Accompanied by two Polish teenagers who wore World Youth Day 2016 T-shirts, the pope had to ...
Catholic News Service
Monday, 27 July 2015
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- San Francisco's archbishop said the recent "senseless killing" of a young woman in that city allegedly by a man in the U.S. illegally is "a horrible tragedy" but should not be used to push for policies that "punish all immigrants....
Catholic News Service
Sunday, 26 July 2015
LAFAYETTE, La. (CNS) -- Bishop Michael Jarrell of Lafayette offered prayers and sympathy to the victims of a multiplex cinema shooting July 23 in Lafayette in which two were killed and nine wounded. "On behalf of the Catholic faithful in the Diocese...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Saturday, 25 July 2015
Editor's Note: This is the last in a seven-part series on local Catholics who heed Pope Francis' call to care for our common home. MARIA STEIN—When you’re sitting in a hospital waiting room miles from home, waiting for your 2-month-old son to ge...
ABBEY JAROMA Catholic News Service
Saturday, 25 July 2015
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Amid an outcry from members of the GOP demanding answers to questions raised by a video of a Planned Parenthood physician talking about preserving fetal organs and tissue for resea...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Friday, 24 July 2015
Editor's Note: This is the sixth in a seven-part series on local Catholics who heed Pope Francis' call to care for our common home. OREGON—From her living room window, Sandy Bihn can keep an eye on...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 23 July 2015
Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a seven-part series on local Catholics who heed Pope Francis' call to care for our common home. TOLEDO—If Tiffin Franciscan Sister Virginia Welsh had her way, th...
TOM TRACY Catholic News Service
Thursday, 23 July 2015
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) -- The first traces of preparation for Pope Francis' historic U.S. visit this September could be said to have started in Milan, Italy, in 2012. In closing the Vatican-spon...
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a seven-part series on local Catholics who heed Pope Francis' call to care for our common home. TOLEDO—While working on his master’s degree in 1984 at Miami U...