Vatican revises norms for examining alleged miracles

Pope Francis has approved revised norms for the Congregation for Saints’ Causes regarding medical consultations on healings alleged to be miracles.

St. Peter’s Basilica is seen during sunset in Rome in this Oct. 20, 2011, file photo. Pope Francis has approved revised norms for the Congregation for Saints’ Causes regarding medical consultations on healings alleged to be miracles. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Archdiocese of Baltimore welcomes new principals, presidents

Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic schools welcomed 10 new presidents and principals for the 2016-17 academic year.

Scholars reaffirm Catholic teaching against artificial birth control

A statement also said that to live out “God’s design for married love,” husbands and wives need “moral family planning methods.

Janet Smith, chair of life ethics at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, talks via Skype about a scholars’ statement reaffirming Blessed Paul VI’s 1968 “Humanae Vitae” encyclical on human sexuality Sept. 20 at a news conference at The Catholic University of America in Washington. Smith and and the other scholars rejected new calls for the church to lift its ban on artificial contraception. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

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Vatican revises norms for examining alleged miracles
Sep 23 2016
Pope Francis has approved revised norms for the Congregation for Saints’ Causes regarding medical consultations on healings alleged to be miracles.

Archdiocese of Baltimore welcomes new principals, presidents
Sep 23 2016
Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic schools welcomed 10 new presidents and principals for the 2016-17 academic year.

Scholars reaffirm Catholic teaching against artificial birth control
Sep 21 2016
A statement also said that to live out “God’s design for married love,” husbands and wives need “moral family planning methods.

Mercy physician survives car crash with help from a man she calls 'an angel'
Sep 21 2016
“I didn’t burn to death,” Boling said. “I’m alive and that’s a miraculous thing.”

Sulpician Father Dukehart educated priests and served veterans
Sep 21 2016
Sulpician Father Claude H. Dukehart was believed to be the oldest priest living in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Christians aren't greater than God, must forgive as he does, pope says
Sep 21 2016
God wants people to be merciful, which means forgiving others and giving freely with love, Pope Francis said.