May 25, 2023

Nearly 2,000 children abused by Catholic clergy over decades, says Illinois AG report

(OSV News) — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul released a May 23 report revealing decades of abuse by Catholic clergy against almost 2,000 children. The report, unveiled during a May 23 press conference and totaling almost 700 pages, concludes a …

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Sister Rose Pacatte

Dear Reader: So Long, Sister Rose…

I knew it was something important when Rose Pacatte, FSP, asked me to call her one afternoon in late 2022.

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One Nation Under God

A walk along the Tijuana-San Diego border opens this pilgrim’s eyes to the plight of refugees.

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Rain or Shine

Reflect The weather: It has its effect on my body–and my soul. A dark cloud may mean a welcome rain, but it seldom lifts my spirit to say an Alleluia. I want sunshine.  Pray I pray by the window and …

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Nothing to Protect

Compassion flourishes when we have nothing to protect and everything to share.

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Who Was St. Anthony?

An eloquent preacher during his life, St. Anthony has become one of the Church’s most popular saints.

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