Thursday, September 12, 2019

Diocese of Rochester files for bankruptcy

Diocese of Rochester files for bankruptcy: The Child Victims Act, which went into effect on August 14, extended the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases for one year.

Bankrupt DoR

When your liabilities are (potentially) more than you assets, you are bankrupt.
As of today, the bankruptcy court is now in charge of our pastoral planning.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Pope Francis to create 13 new cardinals in October consistory

Pope Francis to create 13 new cardinals in October consistory: Pope Francis announced Sunday he will create 13 new cardinals, from every part of the world, in a consistory Oct. 5. Among them are 10 who are elegible to vote in a future conclave.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

It's time for Catholics to tell our own stories - Crisis Magazine

It's time for Catholics to tell our own stories - Crisis Magazine: It’s no secret that virtually all of Hollywood is hostile to Catholicism—to the Church, the Faith, the priesthood, and especially the moral teachings that serious Catholics strive to live by. Really, they do themselves no favors. From Ben Hur to I Confess to Going My Way to The Mission to The Passion of the Christ, …

Friday, August 30, 2019

Can tattoos be sacramentals?

Can tattoos be sacramentals?: When the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to the English Carmelite, St. Simon Stock, she carried the Carmelite scapular in her hand and told him: “This shall be the privilege for you and for all the Carmelites, that anyone dying in this garment shall be saved.”


Thursday, August 22, 2019