The demands of the demonstrators have quickly expanded into a broad critique of government corruption, incompetence and impunity as human rights abuses and economic malaise continues in Nigeria.
“It definitely will save lives, especially in countries where there is active persecution of L.G.B.T.Q. people.”
St. John Paul II knew about the Theodore McCarrick sex abuse allegations—and promoted him anyway. Why?
At the same time that the Covid-19 crisis has driven up the need for direct services from charities, it has depressed the dollar amounts in donations they are likely to receive.
Recalling his abduction and two-year captivity, Father Maccalli told Vatican News that during that time, "tears were my bread for many days and were my prayer when I didn't know what to say."
A Korean War hero, the Rev. Emil Kapaun is now a candidate for sainthood, but the process is long and complicated.
A willingness to recognize the holiness of the ordinary might be the highest ideal of the solitary life.