Cardinal O'Malley speaks at evangelical Gordon College's 125th anniversary
The Salem News
On the bright side, he traced the lowering of barriers between various religions to the work of Pope John XXIII and Vatican II, with its optimistic embrace of ecumenicalism. And that has allowed for more attention on the Christian duty of helping others.
Kneecapping a Catholic archbishop: The Hunthausen saga remembered
St/ James Cathedral unveiled a statue of Pope (now Saint) John XXIII (who called the Vatican Council) a couple years back, with Hunthausen and his priest-brother Jack in attendance. The cathedral was packed with more than 1,200 worshipers. When Ryan ...
Conference addresses “sacredness” of Appalachia
The Appalachian Preservation Project opened the two-day conference “Preserving Sacred Appalachia: Gathering, Acting and Speaking in Unity” at the Pope John XXIII Pastoral Center. “The purpose of this conference is to declare that the earth is sacred ...
Faith Matters: Faith takes root in the streets, churches, history of Rome
On my first trip to Rome, I saw some of the must-sees: the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. I was more interested, however, in exploring the roots of my Catholic faith and the religious who shaped it: the Religious Teachers Filippini and the Society of Jesus.