Archbishop Paul Coakley announced Tuesday the addition of Father Marvin Leven to the list of priests who have had a substantiated allegation of abuse of a minor. Leven, 94, is retired from active ministry.
Domingo de la Palabra de Dios Somos un pueblo nacido en la Pascua. Nuestras vidas se centran en el Señor resucitado que continúa salvándonos, redimiéndonos y nutriéndonos con su propia vida y amor. En última instancia, vivimos en y a través de Cristo resucitado.
Entre los aspectos más destacados de mi calendario anual están las oportunidades para visitar cada una de nuestras escuelas católicas. Estoy a la mitad de mis visitas pastorales a nuestras 18 escuelas primarias, tres escuelas secundarias y una escuela con necesidades especiales.
Among the highlights of my annual calendar are the opportunities for me to visit each of our Catholic schools. I am about halfway through my pastoral visits to our 18 elementary schools, three high schools and one special needs school.
It’s no secret that our public education system in Oklahoma is broken as we are consistently ranked in the lowest tier among the 50 states. Catholic schools exist both to address that problem and to provide higher quality private education with critical formation in our Catholic faith. So, how can we sustain this important apostolate?
Probably the biggest bioethics story of 2019 involved Dr. Jankui He (known to his associates as “JK”), a Chinese scientist who employed a new technology called CRISPR/Cas9 to produce the world’s first gene-edited babies.
We are constantly told that abortion without restrictions means that we trust a woman to make decisions for her own body. Let her choose when she becomes a mother, they say. These decisions are between her and her doctor.
The new and much-ballyhooed Netflix film “The Two Popes” should, by rights, be called “The One Pope,” for it presents a fairly nuanced, textured and sympathetic portrait of Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Pope Francis) and a complete caricature of Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI).
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has a history of over 100 years . . . , in which Christians around the world have taken part in an octave of prayer for visible Christian unity. By annually observing the WPCU, Christians move toward the fulfillment of Jesus' prayer at the Last Supper "that they all may be one." (cf. John 17:21)