Jerome Krug was a teenager confused about what God was calling him to do. He wanted to become a lawyer and work to make people’s lives better through political or community advocacy, but something was telling him to follow a different path.
by Pedro A. Moreno, O.P. Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis
Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi are the famous 12 minor prophets. They are referred to as minor because they are less extensive than the major prophets, not less important.
Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591) was an Italian nobleman who lived during the Catholic Counter Reformation. His parents Ferrante Gonzaga, the Marquis of Castiglione, Italy, and Marta, the Countess of Jana di Santena, Italy, were connected to very important noble families of the Holy Roman Empire and several high-ranking churchmen.
BALTIMORE (CNS) -- During the June 11-13 spring assembly of the U.S. bishops in Baltimore, it was clear the bishops had to respond to the sexual abuse crisis in the church -- and on the last day of their gathering they approved a series of procedures to begin this process.
BALTIMORE (CNS) -- Although the U.S. bishops' spring assembly in Baltimore was mostly devoted to responding to the sexual abuse crisis in the church, the bishops also considered something described as the second-most important issue currently facing U.S. church leaders: How to get religiously unaffiliated, or "nones," particularly young people, back to the Catholic Church.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In remembering the estimated 4,400 Allied troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services said that "Jesus Christ reminds us there is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends."