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I am Cardinal Raymond Burke speaking to my brother Priests. I wholeheartedly welcome you to take part in the Faithful Echo Priest Conference to be held in Denver this coming 28th to the 30th of October.
Timed with the start of the Bishops’ meetings in Baltimore, Tim Busch provides suggestions on the steps the bishops should take to clean up — or clean out — the church after years of sex abuse scandals: “More than 15 years ago, the bishops ordered the creation of “lay review boards” in every American diocese, charging them with the investigation of accusations of sexual abuse of minors by priests. If regular Catholics can help hold priests accountable, surely we can do the same for bishops.”
Originally posted in National Catholic Register
COMMENTARY: The election last month of the Los Angeles archbishop as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is the most recent sign of hope.
The Christmas season has been noticeably less joyous in the Catholic Church the past
The year was 1223. The place was a cave in Grecio, Italy, a small mountainside village overlooking a beautiful valley. Inside the cave was a live ox, donkey, and manger surrounded by hay. This was the setting of the first nativity creche scene, created by St. Francis of Assisi for midnight Mass
Presentation for the Annual Monsignor Herron Dinner
December 4, 2019
Our gathering this evening is very timely for offering reflections on our Catholic traditions, for we are at the beginning of Advent, the season in which we prepare for the coming of Christ at Christmas.