Pope Orders Vatican Officials to Shrink Ballooning Budget Deficit

Pope Orders Vatican Officials to Shrink Ballooning Budget Deficit

WSJ—Pope Francis struggles with his mission to fix finances at the Holy See. Pope Francis ordered Vatican officials to close a widening budget deficit at the Holy See and stop poorly managed spending and investments from undermining the operations of the Catholic Church’s global headquarters. The Holy See’s deficit doubled in 2018 to roughly €70…
Catholic Association of Latino Leaders held 12th Annual National Conference “Young People and Faith in Christ,” and 8th Annual Angel Awards Gala in Los Angeles

Catholic Association of Latino Leaders held 12th Annual National Conference “Young People and Faith in Christ,” and 8th Annual Angel Awards Gala in Los Angeles

The Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL) hosted its 12th Annual Conference, at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles Friday, September 6. The 2019 CALL conference, themed, “Young People and Faith in Christ” focused on youth and their ethical development. “The theme of this year’s CALL conference is close to my heart — celebrating…
Thomas Aquinas College New England Campus Welcomes First Students

Thomas Aquinas College New England Campus Welcomes First Students

 On the morning of August 24, Thomas Aquinas College, New England, held its inaugural Convocation exercises, welcoming 28 freshmen and 30 sophomores from some 20 states and 5 countries — the very first students on the Northfield, Massachusetts, campus. The morning began with a Mass of the Holy Spirit in the newly renamed Our Mother of Perpetual Help…
‘If we are spiritually sterile, we will have no future,’ bishop tells Ruthenian eparchy

‘If we are spiritually sterile, we will have no future,’ bishop tells Ruthenian eparchy

This bishop is inspiring and practical! – CBJ ed.   CNA—In many ways the Ruthenian Eparchy of Parma, a local Church of the Byzantine rite in the midwestern United States, faces the same problems as the Church throughout the world: shrinking and aging parishes, fallout from scandals, financial strain. But they feel them perhaps all the…
CA Business professionals: Tracing the Footsteps of Saint Junipero Serra: 21 Missions in 21 Days

CA Business professionals: Tracing the Footsteps of Saint Junipero Serra: 21 Missions in 21 Days

Pro-active Catholic business professionals in California, some of them connected with The Year of Prayer, partnered with seasoned Catholic organizations—Knights of Columbus, Blue Army, Knights of Columbus of California, Catholic Action for Faith and Family, to name a few— to jointly sponsor and coordinate and promote not only a year of prayer but more immediately…