News From the Vatican:
- Pope Francis will once again spend his summer holidays at the Vatican. July is his time of rest, and the Holy Father will not receive any official guests or give his weekly catechesis during the General Audience. He will appear in public on Sundays when he prays the Angelus at noon. Pope Francis will take advantage of an opportunity to work in the tranquility of his home.
- Pope Francis July Prayer Intention – for Priest and Their Pastoral Ministry
- The Church Grieves the Passing of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran
- Pope Francis tribute to Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran:
- ‘I have fond memories of this man of profound faith who courageously served the Church of Christ to the end, despite the weight of his illness’
News from “the land down under” is once again troubling – and the world awaits further developments in the upcoming trial of Cardinal Pell
- Bishop Delegation Visit Migrants at the Border
- Vatican Announces Three New Auxiliary Bishops for the Archdiocese of Chicago
- Rev. Jack Frerker – October 10, 1937-June 17, 2018 (Former Executive Director of the NFPC)
- Little Rock and the Future of the U.S. Church
- “Doubting Thomas” or “Honest Thomas” (Reflections on Feast Day of St. Thomas, the Apostle).
- “Be Not Afraid” – Song That Eases Big Transitions In and Out of Life
In closing, we’re borrowing a quote from the late CBS News Anchor Uncle Walter (Cronkite): “And that’s the way it is.”