At the start of my senior year of college, I was taking the Eucharist every day. The problem was, I was not Catholic.
During an inflight news conference June 21, the pope was asked about his recent decision requesting the Catholic bishops' conference of Germany not publish nationwide guidelines for allowing Communion for such couples.
With words of welcome into a new friendship with Jesus, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades ordained five men to the priesthood in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.
Baltimore is not the first Catholic diocese in the United States to allow weddings outside of churches, but it is still very rare.
An Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month has led Roman Catholics to stop administering several sacraments temporarily in an attempt to keep the deadly disease from spreading.
"The Holy Father has reached the conclusion that the document has not matured enough to be published.”