Vatican names new bank president, restructures financial offices

The Vatican announced a new president of the Vatican bank and other changes in several Vatican structures.

Jean-Baptise de Franssu, the new president of the Vatican bank, and outgoing president Ernst Von Freyberg pose during a news conference at the Vatican July 9. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

Minors at border should be thought of as refugees, speakers say

The more than 50,000 minors apprehended this year has created a crisis for the Border Patrol.

A member of the Salvadoran national police is seen July 1 holding an infant who arrived back in San Salvador from Mexico. The number of children leaving the country is increasing dues to factors such as violence and a belief that minors will be granted asylum upon arriving in the United States. (CNS photo/David Agren)

Pope meets sex abuse victims, says clergy actions cloaked in complicity

For the first time, Pope Francis met directly with a group of victims of clerical abuse, following a tradition begun by his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI.


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Vatican names new bank president, restructures financial offices
Jul 09 2014
The Vatican announced a new president of the Vatican bank and other changes in several Vatican structures.

Minors at border should be thought of as refugees, speakers say
Jul 09 2014
The more than 50,000 minors apprehended this year has created a crisis for the Border Patrol.

Pope meets sex abuse victims, says clergy actions cloaked in complicity
Jul 07 2014
For the first time, Pope Francis met directly with a group of victims of clerical abuse, following a tradition begun by his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI.

500 sets of twins gather in India
Jul 05 2014
More than 500 sets of twins - as young as 54 days and as old as 87 years - participated in a unique celebration.

St. Stephen, Bradshaw, parishioner recalls wartime service
Jul 05 2014
Elizabeth Kruger, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Kruger is the first female named Maryland’s Catholic War Veteran (CWV) of the Year.

Proud to be an American
Jul 04 2014
This Independence Day, five people from around the Archdiocese of Baltimore share what makes them most proud to be an American.