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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Sep 16, 2020 / 05:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Wednesday led a moment of silent prayer for Fr. Roberto Malgesini, a 51-year-old priest who was stabbed to death in Como, Italy, Sept. 15. “I join in the pain and prayers of his family members

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, May 22, 2020 / 04:58 pm MT (CNA).- Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of the Office of Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia, when she heard that Pope Francis was

by Patricia McGeever It’s the job of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter to strike out hitters, but the Moeller High School graduate’s passion is to #StrikeOutWaste and save the planet. “I watched a couple of documentaries in high school. An Inconvenient Truth was one that really stuck out,” said Suter.

The Catholic Spelunker. noun. 1. a column specializing in curious exploration of fun stuff and Catholic geekery 2. a source of helpful tools and resources for living a great life 3. a bunch of stuff Dominick Albano thinks is cool You know how Pope Francis is all about the environment?

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr, center right, praises the awarded communities during the first annual Laudato Si’ Community recognitions ceremony at Good Shepherd Church in Cincinnati Monday, June 18, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
On Monday, June 18, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr designated 13 Catholic parishes, schools, and religious congregations in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as “Laudato Si’ Communities” in recognition of their efforts to be outstanding stewards of the environment. The recognition prayer service took place at Good Shepherd Church. June 18 was the third

By John Stegeman Glenmary Home Missioners Glenmary Father John S. Rausch appeared on CNN Aug. 1 as part of a climate change town hall event with former United States Vice President Al Gore. After being introduced by host Anderson Cooper, Father Rausch said his experience as a priest in Appalachia

Franciscan Father Al Hirt, pastor of St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center, prepares to throw the switch on the inverters that convert solar power DC to alternating current on the roof of the parish center recently. (Courtesy Photo)
Things are sunshine bright for the parishioners of St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center now that a solar-powered lighting upgrade to LED lighting has been completed. And an incentive grant from Duke Energy for lighting upgrade with the operating savings will ensure a payoff of the $127,465 project in less

Earth Shepherds members Marianne and James Heileman place mulch around a Kentucky Yellowwood tree planted on Good Shepherd Parish grounds Dec. 11, as other members of the group look on. The environmental stewardship group dedicated the tree to Pope Francis. (Courtesy Photo)
By Patty Lindner Inspired by Pope Francis, parish group dedicated to environmental issues has taken action to plant a Kentucky Yellowwood tree on the grounds at Good Shepherd Parish in Montgomery. The Earth Shepherds ministry team at Good Shepherd did some planning and fundraising over several months, and on Dec.

Father Dohrman Byers leads a Walk of Mercy in Brown County (Courtesy Photo)
The St. Martin Deanery Catholic Rural Life in collaboration with the archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office and the Ursulines of Brown County sponsored a Walk of Mercy for the Land and its People Oct. 23 at the motherhouse grounds of the Ursulines in St. Martin. The walk was planned in

Staff Report Responding to the call of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si, Archbishop of Cincinnati Dennis M. Schnurr hosted a press conference Wednesday in the former school building at St. Monica-St. George in University Heights. The archbishop outlined how parishes and offices throughout the archdiocese are putting Pope Francis’s groundbreaking encyclical