Catholic Priest Sex Abuse in Puerto Rico
In Puerto Rico, Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez Nieves of San Juan and Bishop Daniel Fernandez Torres of Arecibo have handed over to civil authorities a group of priests accused of sexual abuse. The Catholic Church on the island has long been criticized by ...
Priest lobbies to get job in Belleville Diocese back
Mail carriers' union is fighting to get carrier rehired after she injures her ankle on the job, then tests positive for marijuana and is fired. Mail carriers' union is fighting to get carrier rehired after she injures her ankle on the job, then tests ...
Cardinal saddened by those who 'wish to tarnish' the Catholic priesthood
The president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, Cardinal Julian Herranz, expressed sadness this week over those who “vilify” priests by generalizing ... damage the image of the Catholic Church, which has members who are sinners ...
St. Boniface to celebrate addition
It has been a decade since St. Boniface Church ... Bishop Lucas, Bishop of the Springfield Diocese, presided over a special celebratory dedication of the new church on Nov. 22, 2003. Nearly 1,000 parishioners and 25 priests were in attendance.
Former Episcopal priest grateful to Pope for Catholic ordinariate
Gipson and his wife Mary Frances were received on Oct. 28 into the Catholic Church at Houston’s Our Lady of Walsingham Church through the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. He was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1971. He served as rector of the ...