PEACE GARDEN MAMA faith & family fridays: this is the church
The other day, I found the Church in my mail.
Not email, but the snail-mail variety -- old school. The envelope was hidden among the pile of mostly junk, and since it bore the return label of our kid... Posted on 5/9/13 at 11:08 PM
NIE ROCKS! Meet the new Pope
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, 76, of Argentina has been elected the 266th pope of the worldwide Catholic Church. For the complete storyand related links visit these links
Grand Forks Herald
Detroit Fr... Posted on 3/13/13 at 3:10 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX Sexual Abuse Problems without a Church Hierarchy
It's no secret that the media has pointed to difficulties within the Roman Catholic Church's dealings (or lack thereof) with respect to wayward priests. Also, within Orthodoxy here in America, we have... Posted on 12/10/12 at 7:18 PM
THE NEW FORTY Will you do nothing?
Edmund Burke said, "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil isthat good men do nothing." I am reminded of this notion as I reflect upon the Report of the Special Investigative Counsel Regarding ... Posted on 7/13/12 at 6:05 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN New Trier, Minnesota
Coming back to the tourism scene and the coverage on German-named towns in Minnesota, we will take a look at the next town on tour, which is located near Hastings and Faribault. Albeit a really smal... Posted on 2/24/11 at 6:27 PM
Leaders discuss Fargo diocese proposal on restructuring
Two weeks after the Catholic Diocese of Fargo announced proposed changes to five area churches and building two new schools, Catholics had a chance to hear from church leaders Tuesday night.
Somebody please tell Michael Kinsley, and the editor who chose to feature “On fast track to sainthood” in Saturday’s (Jan. 22) Forum, that his cynical attitude and snide remarks toward the Catholic Church are not welcome.
In reading the Dec. 6 article “Fargo, Bismarck dioceses launch TV campaign to bring people back to church” – regarding the planned formal campaign for the Bismarck and Fargo diocese to “… unveil a multifaceted welcome mat soon for those who have drifted away from the church,” I reflected on my own absence (33 years) and recent return (January 2009).
Catherine Vermeersch Miyamoto
, December 24, 2010
Catholic order failed to reveal priest’s history
MINNEAPOLIS – Kevin Price was struggling with memories of the sexual abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a high school teacher, so he reached out to the religious order that runs the Catholic school he attended.
Patrick Condon, Associated Press
, December 08, 2010
Fargo Catholic Diocese Bishop Samuel Aquila says the pope’s recent comments related to condom use do not indicate a shift away from the church’s general teaching against the use of condoms or contraceptives.
George B. Sinner is right about one aspect of the health care reform law (commentary, April 7). It does try to make improvements in our health care system, and it does provide new programs to help pregnant women, encourage adoption, and authorize funding for abstinence-only education. These are provisions that, when offered separately, the U.S. Catholic bishops supported.
Investigation finds accused clergy transferred or leave on their own
RIO DE JANEIRO – There he was, five decades later, the priest who had raped Joe Callander in Massachusetts. The photo in the Roman Catholic newsletter showed him with a smile across his wrinkled face, near-naked Amazon Indian children in his arms and at his feet.
Bradley Brooks and Alessandra Rizzo, Associated Press Writers
, April 15, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS – A Roman Catholic priest charged with sexually assaulting a teenage parishioner in Minnesota said Tuesday he would willingly leave his native India and try to clear his name in the courts if the United States tried to extradite him.
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