Pictured: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. A federal holiday that celebrates the life and accomplishments of the iconic civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed Jan. 20 in 2020. (Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz/AP.)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While the United States has Read More ››
WASHINGTON — Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement to mark the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, 2020.
Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows:
“As our nation prepares to commemorate the Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano recently announced the formation of the Youth Advisory Council to coordinate and enhance parish, school and diocesan ministry on behalf of youth and young adults in the diocese.
At the second formal meeting of the full 36-member council held this past Saturday, Bishop Caggiano Read More ››
“War brings only death and destruction.”
Pope Francis spoke those words of warning on Sunday, following the Angelus prayer.
Without referring to any specific countries, the Pope said there is a “terrible air of tension” in many parts of the world.
“I call upon all parties to fan the Read More ››
DANBURY—In selecting our first Businessperson of the Year, the Westfair Communications editorial team carefully weighed such factors as presence in and impact upon our region and beyond; potential for further growth; managerial savvy; and reputation.
While there were a number of worthwhile candidates, it is difficult to Read More ››
WASHINGTON D.C.—Ahead of a Supreme Court hearing, more than 200 members of Congress have signed on to support Louisiana’s abortion regulations, and have asked the Court to address Roe’s “unworkable” finding of a “right to abortion.”
39 senators and 168 members of the House representing 38 states Read More ››
Denver, Colo., Dec 30, 2019 / 07:01 am (CNA).- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver.
Like many high schoolers, she occasionally struggled with her identity, had experienced Read More ››