The long-time spiritual leader of the Knights of Columbus of Alberta-Northwest Territories says he has learned at least one thing from Pope Benedict XVI – when it's time to retire.
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The pontificate of Pope Francis will be one of new evangelization and one that will "reach out in new ways to laymen and laywomen," said Carl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus.
The penny is on the way out, but the Knights of Columbus' Pennies from Heaven program will keep on rolling.
He has never sought recognition or accolades. There is no financial compensation for his two decades of diligent work. He is not a glory-seeker.
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis reaffirmed the importance of responding decisively to the problem of the sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy and called on the Vatican office dealing with suspected cases to continue carrying out its mandate.
Women have a privileged role in the Church because of their ability to pass on the faith through love, Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY – Complaining frequently and stewing over disappointments can easily become an obsession that blocks one's view of Jesus' presence in difficult situations, Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY – Metaphors are used extensively in the Bible and they pop up just as often in Pope Francis' talks and teachings.
Pope Francis kisses the foot of a prison inmate during the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper at Rome's Casal del Marmo prison for minors March 28.
Children from Our Lady of Good Help Parish re-enacted the Passion of Christ according to St. John.