Articles on this issue "priesthood"
This is the letter Benedict XVI wrote to seminarians on the occasion of the end of the Year for Priests, which ended in June. The letter is dated Oct. 18, the feast of Luke the Evangelist. * * …read more
Father Mariano Arroyo Merino, 74, was found dead Monday at the parish of Our Lady of Regla, in Havana. Initial investigations indicate that the priest was murdered in a knife attack early …read more
Cardinal Justin Rigali is decrying the "pseudo-ordination" of two women that occurred within his archdiocese Sunday. In a statement released Monday on the Philadelphia archdiocesan Web site, …read more
Benedict XVI is affirming the importance of the ministerial priesthood in the Church, and is calling for greater attention to the education of clergy. The Pope said this today during an …read more
Benedict XVI is proclaiming a Year for Priests on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the death of St. Jean Marie Vianney, the Curé of Ars. The Pope announced this today during an …read more
Diocesan seminaries in the United States are generally healthy, concluded a letter from the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education after an apostolic visitation to review centers of …read more