Pope confident bishops will keep improving dialogue

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2013 / 08:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis said he trusts that bishops will continue to improve their dialogue and collaboration with him and with each other in their next general assembly. “We are confident that the Synod of Bishops will discover further developments to facilitate even more the dialogue and collaboration between the bishops, and between them and the Bishop of Rome,” Pope Francis said June 13. “I am sure that with the … [Read more...]

Pueblo bishop resigns due to poor health

Pueblo, Colo., Jun 13, 2013 / 06:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis announced on June 13 that he has accepted the early resignation of Bishop Fernando Isern of Pueblo, Colo., effective today, due to poor health and for the good of the local Church.   “In a spirit of prayerful reflection, the bishop recognized that his health may be an obstacle for the growth of the diocese,” a source within the Diocese of Pueblo told CNA.   “He chose to resign in order to … [Read more...]

Pueblo bishop resigns due to poor health

Pueblo, Colo., Jun 13, 2013 / 06:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis announced on June 13 that he has accepted the early resignation of Bishop Fernando Isern of Pueblo, Colo., due to poor health and for the good of the local Church.“In a spirit of prayerful reflection, the bishop recognized that his health may be an obstacle for the growth of the diocese,” a source within the Diocese of Pueblo told CNA.   “He chose to resign in order to entrust his flock to a man … [Read more...]

Pueblo bishop resigns due to poor health

Pueblo, Colo., Jun 13, 2013 / 06:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis announced on June 13 that he has accepted the early resignation of Bishop Fernando Isern of Pueblo, Colo., due to poor health and for the good of the local Church.“In a spirit of prayerful reflection, the bishop recognized that his health may be an obstacle for the growth of the diocese,” a source within the Diocese of Pueblo told CNA.   “He chose to resign in order to entrust his flock to a man … [Read more...]

Rabbi calls friend’s election to papacy good for dialogue

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2013 / 04:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Rabbi Abraham Skorka believes that Pope Francis’ election offers a chance for Christian-Jewish relationships to grow, especially as the world experiences a crisis of belief. The difficulties religions are facing in the modern world prompted Rabbi Skorka to ask how Jews and Catholics can “re-create the dialogue we experienced and lived in Buenos Aires,” since his “querido amigo Jorge Mario Bergoglio” is the … [Read more...]

Church-turned-abortion clinic now a pro-life haven

Grand Rapids, Mich., Jun 13, 2013 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An encounter with a pro-life center that had previously served as both a house of worship and an abortion clinic at different times in its history has left a lasting impression on one pro-life leader.Although it may not be apparent to those who pass by, the building in Grand Rapids, Mich., that is now the headquarters of the pro-life organization LIFE International has a complex past.The building was rented in 1994 by an … [Read more...]

Zambian bishops encourage ‘people-driven’ constitution

Lusaka, Zambia, Jun 13, 2013 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of Zambia have urged locals to be vigilant in calling for a new, “people-driven” constitution to help advance development in the country. “Even though we cannot eat a constitution, a good constitution will ensure that there is food on our tables, medicine in our hospitals and that quality education is offered in our schools,” Father Cleophas Lungu, the secretary general of the Zambian … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X