Former Melbourne cathedral workers doubt Pell abuse could have occurred

Former Melbourne cathedral workers doubt Pell abuse could have occurred

Melbourne, Australia, Nov 6, 2019 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Two former employees of the cathedral school in Melbourne, Australia are expressing strong doubts about the charges that landed Cardinal George Pell— the most senior member of the hierarchy ever convicted of sexual abuse— in prison. The former employees, Lil Sinozic and Jean Corish, have also…
Tim Busch Issues a Call to Action for Catholic Laity at Napa Institute

Tim Busch Issues a Call to Action for Catholic Laity at Napa Institute

Special to the Catholic Business Journal—NAPA, CA, July 25, 2019 – “The Catholic Church is in crisis. Much has been done, but there is still much to do,” said Tim Busch,  founder and chairman of the Institute, in his opening remarks at this year’s annual Napa Institute. “This is a time of cleansing. And this…
Knights of Columbus impact legislation to aid religious minorities in Iraq and Syria

Knights of Columbus impact legislation to aid religious minorities in Iraq and Syria

Legislation approving aid to persecuted religious minorities in Iraq and Syria (HR390) has now passed the U.S. House and Senate unanimously. “The Knights of Columbus applauds the passage of HR 390, which makes clear that those targeted for genocide by ISIS should be included in American government assistance in the region,” says Knights of Columbus…
Baltimore Orioles, CRS send meals to drought-stricken Burkina Faso

Baltimore Orioles, CRS send meals to drought-stricken Burkina Faso

CNA—The Baltimore Orioles teamed up with Catholic Relief Services last weekend to help feed the hungry in Burkina Faso. Members of the Baltimore baseball team were among hundreds of volunteers at Catholic Relief Services’ Helping Hands program on Sunday. Participants gathered in a warehouse at Oriole Park and Camden Yards to assemble food packages for…