“I am deeply humbled in my appointment as the Fifth Bishop of Memphis by His Holiness, Pope Francis and I thank him for expressing his confidence in me through this new assignment at this time in my life,” said Holley, who has served as auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Washington, DC since July 2, 2004. The installation ceremony for Bishop Holley will be held at the Cook Convention Center on October 19 at 2 p.m. Read More
-Clarion Herald: “That our prayer will move us to justice and peace in a world so troubled with violence and terrorism, that we may seek your peace.”
This general intercession at the opening Mass July 24 of the annual Knights of Peter Claver national convention in New Orleans outlined the convention’s message: Go before the Lord in prayer with sincere and open hearts and he will lovingly hear the needs of his daughters and sons and respond with mercy and love. Read More
Vatican City, Mar 23, 2016 / 07:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his general audience the day after terrorist attacks in Belgium claimed the lives of at least 30 people and injured 230 more, Pope Francis led pilgrims in a moment of silent prayer for the victims and their families.
“With a sorrowful heart I have followed the sad news of the terrorist attacks which took place yesterday in Brussels, and which caused numerous victims and wounded,” the Pope said March 23
Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2016 / 03:12 am (CNA).- For Fr. Stephen Thorne, Black History Month is not only a chance to remember the struggles faced by the African-American community throughout the centuries.
It’s also an opportunity to learn from the witness of one of the oldest communities of Catholics in the U.S.