In many Catholic parishes on Holy Thursday, a footwashing ritual is incorporated into Mass. Although optional, most parishes choose to do it, for it is a most powerful symbol in the present day, just as […]
The treatment of the Sacrament of Holy Orders1 in the Catechism begins with the reminder that this is “the sacrament of the apostolic ministry,” conferred in three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate, diaconate; the first two orders […]
The Cathedral Church of St. John in Albuquerque, N.M., seat of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande, which hosted the attempted ordination of Anne Tropeano Oct. 16, 2021. / teofilo via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)
Santa Fe, N.M., Oct 21, 2021 / 16:00 p… […]
Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI at the Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery on Nov. 28, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.
Vatican City, Jun 29, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).
Pope Francis thanked Benedict XVI on Tuesday for his continual prayer for the Churc… […]
Denver, Colo., Feb 12, 2019 / 03:41 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Theodore McCarrick will reportedly be laicized this week, if he is found guilty of having sexually abused minors. But what does it mean to be […]