Cardinal Turkson: “Prayer is our strength”

Cardinal Turkson: “Prayer is our strength”

CNA—Cardinal Peter Turkson sent a message Wednesday encouraging Catholics to see the sacrifices required to slow the spread of coronavirus as a chance to deepen their relationships with God and their neighbors. “Prayer is our strength, prayer is our resource. Here then is the favorable moment to rediscover the fatherhood of God and our being…
U.S. bishops turn to Our Lady of Guadalupe for prayers amid coronavirus spread

U.S. bishops turn to Our Lady of Guadalupe for prayers amid coronavirus spread

Amid increasing spread and panic regarding coronavirus COVID-19, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement on behalf of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB)—ed. With the worldwide outbreak of the coronavirus, we are confronted once more with the fragility of our…
CHRIST, COVID19 and OUR FAITH

CHRIST, COVID19 and OUR FAITH

Pastoral Message for the Archdiocese of Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates B Villegas March 10, 2020 The epidemic of godless fear of the unknown is spreading and we must return to the basics of our Catholic faith. Let us not leave God out of the threat of COVID 19. Our first combat gear against all sickness…
In last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop, Chaput retires with gratitude

In last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop, Chaput retires with gratitude

The Philadelphia Inquirer, CNA, CBJ—Archbishop Charles Chaput has been a diocesan bishop for 31 years. For most of that time, his people have known where to find him on Sunday afternoon or evening: Hearing confessions and offering Mass at Philadelphia’s Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul. Chaput celebrated his last Sunday Mass as a…
Bishop Conley announces medical leave of absence from Lincoln diocese

Bishop Conley announces medical leave of absence from Lincoln diocese

CNA—Bishop James Conley announced Friday that he is taking a medical leave of absence from his ministry as Bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska. “I have been medically diagnosed with depression and anxiety, along with chronic insomnia and debilitating tinnitus, which is a constant ringing of the ears,” Conley wrote in a Dec. 13 letter to Catholics…
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