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Military ‘Largest Single Source’ of Vocations to Priesthood

During an interview ahead of Memorial Day 2021, Archbishop Broglio said the “first thing” George Washington asked for “when he accepted his commission as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army was that there be chaplains." Read more in this article from National Catholic Register.

Military ‘Largest Single Source’ of Vocations to Priesthood2021-06-16T22:56:00+00:00

A Tale of Two Priests

This article from Catholic World Report helps us appreciate why we call a priest “father” and why the priesthood really is a sacrament requiring a solemn vow to God and to the Church.

A Tale of Two Priests2021-06-16T22:39:06+00:00

Catholic Bishop-Elect Offers His Wounds for the Purification of South Sudan

Bishop-elect Christian Carlassare was shot in both legs when two armed men fired multiple bullets at him after breaking into his room at the priests’ residence at Holy Family Cathedral in Rumbek in the early hours of April 26. The Bishop-elect is offering his pain for the purification of his South Sudanese diocese. Read more in this article by The National Catholic Register. 

Catholic Bishop-Elect Offers His Wounds for the Purification of South Sudan2021-05-11T00:13:31+00:00

“Fearless” Cameroon Cardinal Dies on Good Friday

Cameroon’s Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi on April 3 at the age of 91. The archbishop-emeritus of Douala was the only Cameroonian cardinal, and active in the country’s church and political scene to the very end of his life. Tumi had been hospitalized for three weeks and died on the evening of Good Friday. Read more about the Cardinal in this article from Crux. 

“Fearless” Cameroon Cardinal Dies on Good Friday2021-04-05T15:41:46+00:00
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