A multiyear investigation overseen by the Catholic Church into Archbishop John C. Nienstedt, who resigned from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has ended with the Vatican finding he acted “imprudently” in several instances but not criminally under canon law.
Nearly 20,000 conference participants have converged in St. Louis at the America’s Center Convention Complex for the Jan. 1-5 SEEK24 conference held by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. The SEEK24 conference marks a significant milestone for FOCUS, which has just concluded celebrations for its 25th anniversary.
Every year on Jan. 6, Polish cities get flooded with joyful Three Kings Parades. These theatrical performance recall the historical event of Jesus’ birth and the visit of the Magis who worshiped him 2,000 years ago.
The U.S. Department of State has demanded the release of Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa and other imprisoned Nicaraguan religious leaders following a wave of detentions targeting Catholic clergy over the Christmas season.