September 28, 2018

Former Washington Cardinal McCarrick now living in rural Kansas friary

The Archdiocese of Washington announced Sept. 28 that former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, who was removed from ministry earlier this year after abuse allegations came to light, is now living in Kansas in a friary for Capuchin Franciscan friars.
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Pope expels Karadima, notorious Chilean abuser, from priesthood

Pope Francis expelled from the priesthood a Chilean who gained notoriety for sexually abusing young men in his parish.
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Reach out to unmarried couples, support newlyweds, pope urges

The Catholic Church must reach out to couples living together without being married, Pope Francis told those involved in family ministry in the Diocese of Rome.
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Former nuncio claims Vatican official has evidence of cover-up

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the former nuncio to the United States who accused Pope Francis and church officials of failing to act on accusations of sexual abuse, urged a top Vatican official to release documents that would prove his allegations.
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Conference celebrates ‘partnership’ between Reagan, St. John Paul II

"Ronald Reagan & Pope John Paul II: The Partnership That Changed the World," brought together Cold Warriors from the 1980s to discuss the relationship between President Reagan and St. John Paul II.
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The Trumpet of the Swan, early pumpkin carving, and how we celebrated our 14th anniversary (7 Quick Takes)

What were your favorite books when you were a child? Our younger son’s current favorite is The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White.
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