Posted on 03/4/2021 23:54 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
In an interreligious dialogue on Feb. 23 with Rabbi David Rosen and Imam Saffet Abid Catovic, Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich said, "It is really up to us to challenge how so many believing people, faith-filled people, have bought into a libertarian notion of the world and the economy as something that we are to dominate for our own profit."
Posted on 03/4/2021 23:51 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
In a new video, the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Doctrine reiterated that use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine "can be used in good moral conscience."
Posted on 03/4/2021 22:59 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Where science and economics have come up short in compelling action, the Rev. Jim Antal said March 2 that religion can offer the inspiration needed for wider swaths of society to address the challenge of climate change.
Posted on 03/4/2021 20:44 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Bishops in Colombia's Chocó department are calling for a cease-fire between the Colombian army and rebel groups fighting over drug trafficking routes and illegal gold mines in one of the country's most remote regions.
Posted on 03/4/2021 19:40 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Catholic bishops said the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating an already grave imbalance in living conditions and opportunities, alongside an "unbridled race to exploit hydrocarbons" in its parks and nature reserves.
Posted on 03/4/2021 19:32 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Saying the pandemic has taken its toll on discipleship, Bishop Edward J. Burns announced he will convene a synod in the diocese Dec. 12, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Posted on 03/4/2021 19:16 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Early projections of results of a Feb. 28 election in El Salvador show the conservative New Ideas (Nuevas Ideas) party en route to winning a majority of seats in the national legislative assembly, giving its founder, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele, what amounts to absolute power, if lawmakers grant it.
Posted on 03/4/2021 17:02 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Distinctly Catholic: No one should be surprised that Pope Francis named Cardinal Joseph Tobin to be a member of the Congregation for Bishops. There are three reasons why the appointment makes perfect sense.
Posted on 03/4/2021 12:59 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Pope Francis named Newark Cardinal Joseph Tobin as a member of the Vatican's Congregation for Bishops, making him the second American now serving on the group tasked with advising the pontiff on which Catholic priests to appoint as bishops across the world.
Posted on 03/4/2021 10:00 AM (National Catholic Reporter)
Francis, the comic strip: Brother Leo tries to explain the "Proud Boys."