McCarrick Report: Vatican details McCarrick’s career and decades of sexual misconduct

McCarrick Report: Vatican details McCarrick’s career and decades of sexual misconduct

CNA—The Vatican’s Secretariat of State published Tuesday a report on Theodore McCarrick, saying that the Holy See had received inaccurate information about McCarrick from three New Jersey bishops before McCarrick’s 2001 appointment as Archbishop of Washington. (Click here to read The McCarrick Report for yourself) The false information presented by those bishops might have been…

The McCarrick Report: What to know

The McCarrick Report: What to know

CNA—On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Vatican’s Secretariat of State will release a report on its two-year investigation into the career of ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who has been found canonically guilty of serial sexual abuse and misconduct, and was laicized in 2019. (Click here to read The McCarrick Report for yourself) Who is Theodore McCarrick? Theodore…

Desert Benedictine Monastery spared from raging fire; “like the parting of the Red Sea”… but still needs help

Desert Benedictine Monastery spared from raging fire; “like the parting of the Red Sea”… but still needs help

Having been on several retreats and visits to St. Andrew’s Abbey years ago—all wonderful, it was with horror and gratitude that I learned of the Abbey’s recent narrow escape from earthly hell; namely, yet another devastating wildfire. This uniquely historic Benedictine monastery is nestled in California’s Mojave Desert, in Valyermo, an unincorporated location of 450…

Tornado hits Historic Nashville church

Tornado hits Historic Nashville church

CNA—An historic Catholic church in the Nashville neighborhood of Germantown was among several buildings seriously damaged by a tornado Tuesday night. The tornado’s main path struck about 100 yards away from the Church of the Assumption in the Diocese of Nashville. The storm destroyed the parish’s north transept, sacristy, and rectory chimney. The winds also…

LEAD BY EXAMPLE: Houston Mattress Salesman does the unthinkable for flood victims

LEAD BY EXAMPLE: Houston Mattress Salesman does the unthinkable for flood victims

A Houston mattress salesman again turns his showroom into a refuge for flood victims, reportedly rescuing about 120 people from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Imelda so far.  In the process, Gallery Furniture owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale and Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth joined forces Thursday to help flood victims. “We got through Harvey,”…

Man arrested entering St. Patrick’s cathedral with gasoline

Man arrested entering St. Patrick’s cathedral with gasoline

CNA—The man who attempted to enter New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying gasoline, lighter fluid, and a lighter will face criminal charges. The attempted entry was the second time this week the man was arrested at a Catholic cathedral. Marc Lamparello, 37, was apprehended April 17, 2019, by St. Patrick’s Cathedral security around 8 p.m.…

Catholic Business Journal introduces new column: This Week in History

Catholic Business Journal introduces new column: This Week in History

In what might seem like an odd twist, Catholic Business Journal, the nation’s pre-eminent news source focusing on faith and work, faith and business, today introduces a new column on…. history! “In business schools,” notes Karen Walker, founder and publisher of Catholic Business Journal, “and in our individual quests to become more adept in our…