Vatican offers guidelines for investing in a way consistent with faith

Subtitled “Faith-Based Measures for Catholic Investors: A Starting Point and Call to Action,” the document lists 24 topics — from abortion to water — that should be considered when planning an investment strategy that generates the funds necessary to continue the church’s mission but does so in the most ethical way possible.

Pope suspends Caritas Internationalis officers, appoints administrator

According to Vatican News, Cardinal Tagle read the papal decree to the assembly and, while acknowledging the news could upset or confuse some people, he said they should be reassured knowing that it came after “a careful and independent study of the working environment of the secretariat and the governance exercised by the people and bodies in charge.”

Kansas deacons form pro-life association

A vision to form a brotherhood of permanent deacons for pro-life ministry — the first of its kind — became a reality this fall with the approval of the clerical association Deacons of Hope.