By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will not open until Oct. 5, but some of its most prominent members are already publicly debating what is bound to be one of its most controversial topics: the eligibility of divorced
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph DAYTON — Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has often quoted Pope St. John Paul II who said “‘We do not talk about young people as the church of the future, they are important to us today.” Recognizing this, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has long-sponsored Laudate.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Aside from the pastor, the parish music director can be the most public face of a parish. At nearly every Mass, wedding or funeral, he or she is there. The largest national organization for Catholic musicians, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM), will