Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Last Testament: In His Own Words by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Last Testament: In His Own Words by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI: John Clark reviews the new book-length interview, just released in English, and he discovers a gem: the incredible story of a magnificent man. #catholicfaith #death #jesus

Diocese of Rochester mass attendance continues to fall

Down almost 40% in the past ten years.
Collections are down and bills are up.
Priests and Deacons are reaching retirement age.
More pastoral planning is on the way.
More consolidations and closings are on the horizon.
Source:  oprp.dor.org


Thursday, November 17, 2016

Pope Francis shaping a College of Cardinals that is less European

Pope Francis shaping a College of Cardinals that is less European: Only three of the 13 voting members of the newest cardinal-designates (those younger than 80) are from Europe.