October 29, 2018
Thousands have fled Cameroon for Nigeria following a crackdown on protesters who say English-speaking regions have been marginalized by the nation’s French-speaking majority.
Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for bishops, writes that with “necessary permission” of Pope Francis, he now gives “my personal testimony as prefect of the congregation of bishops, about the matters regarding the emeritus archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick.”
“What is important now is...not concentrating on myself but helping this church to get to a new place.”
Compared with other Christians in the United States, Catholics are more likely to attend church to please other family members—and are significantly less likely to go because they “find the sermons valuable.” Those were among the findings of a Pew Research Center poll released in August.
From the streets of Chicago to hospital halls in the Bronx, volunteers are trying to end the national scourge of gun violence by treating it as a virus, preventing victims from becoming perpetrators.
Whether evangelicalism survives Donald J. Trump depends upon whether it has leaders who are able to disentangle its political witness from the dimensions of Mr. Trump’s presidency that have so clearly scandalized the Gospel witness.