Catholic News Service June 30, 2020
In 2015, some people objected to the canonization of the Spaniard, like critics did of his beatification in 1988, because of questions about how Father Serra treated the native peoples of California and about the impact of Spanish colonization on native peoples throughout the Americas.
Jesuitical June 26, 2020
Jesuitical interviews Bishop Robert Barron.
After calling for transparency and dialogue in the country, Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez, auxiliary bishop of San Salvador, found himself under attack, including being called a "Judas" and other names via social media.
Catholic News Service June 17, 2020
The money comes from an emergency fund established using part of the proceeds the bishops' conference collects each year from citizens' tax designations.
A file photo shows a priest hearing confession at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing. The Chinese government said that in addition to meeting health requirements after the COVID-19 outbreak, priests must "preach on patriotism" as a condition for reopening their churches. (CNS photo/Damir Sagolj, Reuters)
Catholic News Service June 11, 2020
Bishop Peter Lin Jiashan was officially installed as head of the Fuzhou Diocese in Fujian province. Since 1997, Bishop Lin had refused to register with the government, and thus had not been recognized by Chinese authorities.
Catholic News Service June 10, 2020
Archbishop Carlson, who has headed the St. Louis Archdiocese since 2009, is 75, the age at which canon law requires bishops to turn in their resignation to the pope. Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski of Springfield, Massachusetts, will be his successor.