The Vatican announced on Nov. 7 that Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal-designate Joseph Tobin, 64, as the new archbishop of Newark. At the time of his appointment, the Detroit-born archbishop was the leader of the archdiocese of Indianapolis, which he has served since October 2012. He now moves to
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 17, 2016
Using too broad a brush to paint any group of people is rarely a good idea, including a hierarchy composed of hundreds of individuals.
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his Nov. 9 general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Stefano Rellandini, Reuters)
Gerard O’Connell November 16, 2016
Pope Francis’ presence was failed as the “most significant” and “an important part of ecumenical history.
Healing Divisions. In July Chicago Archbishop Blase J. Cupich visits with Kareem and Rana Irfan before the19th annual Catholic-Muslim "iftar" dinner at the Zakat Foundation of America in Bridgeview, Ill. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway/Catholic New World)
Gerard O’Connell November 14, 2016
Cardinal-designate Cupich shared his hopes for the new Trump administration.
Gerard O’Connell November 13, 2016
“We cannot go about our business quietly at home while Lazarus lies at the door," Pope Francis said.
Gerard O’Connell November 11, 2016
La Repubblica also quotes Francis as saying, “We must knock down the walls that divide."