September 3, 2018
A grassroots movement came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalization of the procedure in the homeland of Pope Francis.
"Two weeks ago, I shared with you my sadness, anger, and shame over the recent revelations concerning Archbishop Theodore McCarrick," the cardinal said. "Those sentiments continue and are deepened in view of the Pennsylvania grand jury report."
Several watchdog groups say that religious freedom around the world is taking a beating, and the Catholic pastoral group Aid to the Church in Need says the persecution of Christians is “today worse than at any time in history.”
Hurricane Harvey took a toll on all Houstonians—rich and poor, white and brown, city and suburb—but this boomtown proud of its diversity is getting back on track.
Medellín would be the first and perhaps one of the most successful exercises of appropriation of the Second Vatican Council at the continental level.
Taken to the extreme, ‘Catholic guilt’ can become an obsessive-compulsive disorder, also known as scrupulosity.