Contemplative monk creates comic book to teach faith

Denver, Colo., Jul 17, 2013 / 04:10 am (CNA).- Building on his lifelong love of comic books, an Eastern Catholic monk has authored a short graphic novel, “The Truth is Out There,” to help explain the truths of the faith in an understandable way.“The reason I did it in cartoon format was because I didn’t think my friends would read it any other way,” Amadeus – which is the author's pen-name – told CNA in a recent interview.“The Truth is … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Bishop calls for social action to address migrants’ challenges

Trenton, N.J., Jul 17, 2013 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop David O'Connell has issued a pastoral statement challenging Catholics to reach across partisan boundaries to pray and act for solutions to the challenges facing immigrants in the United States. “As Bishop of the Diocese of Trenton, I ask all Catholics and those who believe with us, to put aside any partisan differences to pray for all our immigrant sisters and brothers, particularly on Justice for Immigrants … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Retired bishop who served Chicago’s Polish community dies

Chicago, Ill., Jul 17, 2013 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Thaddeus J. Jakubowski, a retired auxiliary bishop of the Chicago archdiocese who worked with the city's Polish population, died July 14 at the age of 89. “He was respected by the priests and he was very good in working with parishes,” Bishop John R. Gorman, a fellow Chicago auxiliary bishop emeritus, said the following day. The two were consecrated bishops together in 1988. Bishop Jakubowski was … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Military archbishop welcomes religious freedom coalition

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2013 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Timothy Broglio has welcomed a coalition for religious freedom in the U.S. military as legislation aiming to protect religious belief and action among service members advances in Congress. “The Archdiocese looks forward to working closely as an ally as all seek to ensure the continued protection of the 1st Amendment Rights of Free Speech and the Free Exercise of Religion of the men and women of the United States … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Philosopher lauds Pope’s thriving Latin Twitter account

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2013 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With media outlets taking notice of the unexpected success of the Pope's tweets in Latin, a scholar conversant in the language finds it remarkable that so many are interacting in the “dead” tongue. With 123,000 followers, @Pontifex_ln is actually seen by more Twitter users than are the Pope's tweets in Polish, German and Arabic. Not only are the tweets being read in Latin, some users are responding in … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Proposition 8 still applies in California, backers say

San Francisco, Calif., Jul 16, 2013 / 02:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Proposition 8 backers have filed a legal brief saying that the ballot measure defining marriage as a union of a man and a woman still has legal force in California, alleging that state officials incorrectly acted in response to the recent Supreme Court decision on it.“The U.S. Supreme Court did not rule on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, and the district court’s injunction does not apply statewide; therefore, … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Non-profit takes over several Philadelphia archdiocese schools

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 16, 2013 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Monday signed an agreement transferring ownership of 14 former parish elementary schools to an independent non-profit school network that will operate them as Catholic schools.Brian McElwee, chairman of Independence Mission Schools, said July 15 that the initiative was intended “to preserve the unique value of Catholic schools – an academically excellent, cost-effective, values-based … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X