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Cardinal Roger Mahony will "no longer have any administrative or public duties" as retired archbishop of Los Angeles because of past failures to protect children from clergy sex abuse, Archbishop Jose Gomez announced Jan. 31.
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Sixteen years ago, Doug Macleay had no idea what a Cursillo was, but a friend convinced him to give it a try.
Pastor Wagdi Iskander faced the death sentence not long after becoming a Christian in his native Sudan. Since escaping prison, he has devoted his life to sharing the Gospel with Muslims.
After "Bless me, Father, for I have sinned" – even if they get that far – there are millions of Catholics who don't know what to say next.
In his new play, The De Chardin Project, actor and writer Adam Seybold draws a line in the sand – or rather two lines in sand – on the stage floor. Playing the pioneering 20th-century scientist theologian and Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Seybold dramatically lays down the central fact of de Chardin's life: the cross.
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt attends a hearing in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City Jan. 28.
The repentance of Lent gives birth to the new life of Easter. Yet, repentance cannot occur without a sense of one's personal sin and guilt.
Our generative years are a marathon, not a sprint, and so it's difficult to sustain graciousness, generosity and patience through the tiredness, trials and temptations that beset us through the years of our adult lives.
For most of my life, Lent has been my favourite period in the liturgical year. I suspect it has something to do with my distant childhood and the solemn, but expectant atmosphere prevailing in our home at that time.
Emilio Estevez's beautiful film The Way tells the story of a grieving father who completes his dead son's unfinished pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago, in Spain. The journey, of course, reawakens the man's faith and revitalizes his weary soul.