Tag : Catholic news
title : Pope Francis Appoints Three US Moderates Among 17 New Cardinals
summary : Pope Francis named 17 new cardinals Sunday, and three of them were American conservatives, including Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich and Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph Tobin. Some people are taking the move as a sign the pontiff values pastors focused more on mercy than morals. Thirteen of the new cardinals, including all the Americans, are under age 80 and thus eligible to vote in a future conclave to elect Francis' successor, the key job of a cardinal.
date : Oct 10, 2016 10:31 AM EDT
title : Catholic Diocese Will Suspend Athletes, Coaches Who Don’t Stand for National Anthem
summary : Catholic Diocese officials of Camden, N.J., issued an edict to its schools through a letter that indicated any player or staffer who "failed to demonstrate appropriate respect" (opted not to stand) for the national anthem would be subjected to suspension. "Let me be clear. We are not public institutions and free speech in all of its demonstrations, including protests, is not a guaranteed right," stated the superintendent in the letter.
date : Sep 16, 2016 11:30 AM EDT