Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Ad Limina visit

Bishops across the world are required to make periodic visits ‘To the Thresholds of the Apostles’ in Rome,

Bishop Johnston to Rome for 2020 Ad Limina visit

For centuries, the Catholic bishops of the world have periodically traveled to Rome to visit and pray at the tombs of Saints Peter and Paul, celebrate Masses in the great basilicas, report on the state of their dioceses to the Pope, and receive his counsel and admonitions.

Bishop Johnston now chairman-elect of Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People

During their Fall General Assembly, members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) elected six new chairmen for committees …

Pope Francis’ movie of mercy

A few months ago, I wrote a brief reflection on one of Pope Francis’ favorite films: “Rome, Open City.”

Celebrating the newest saint, St. Teresa of Calcutta

During a ceremony in St. Peter’s Square attended by thousands of people, Pope Francis declared Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta a saint,

World Youth Day was a challenge to make a change

“Can you dream?” Pope Francis asked the 2.5 million young people present at the Welcoming Ceremony in Blonia that began World Youth Day.

Missionaries of Mercy, called to be shepherds to the vulnerable

Remember disobeying Mom or Dad when you were a child?

A miracle maybe, but a blessing definitely

It was around 10 a.m., Sept. 28, and the pilgrims from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph who had traveled to Philadelphia for the pope’s visit

Pope Francis speaks with the Father’s love

Pope Francis was the main purpose of the pilgrimage to Philadelphia.

Feelings of prayerful excitement common as pilgrimage begins

It was a pilgrimage months in the planning, but finally Sept. 23 arrived.

Wednesday
July 15, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph