Dallas Bishop Speaks About Harboring Family of Ebola Victim

Archbishop Kevin Farrell

Archbishop Kevin Farrell

Although he received some criticism for doing so, Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell sheltered the fiancé of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die of Ebola in the U.S., during the required quarantine period because that’s what Jesus would have done.

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Vatican Bemoans Synod Distortions

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Thanks to a combination of irresponsible reporting and the vague language contained in the first document released by the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops, the Vatican was forced to issue a statement yesterday reminding the public that this is just a “working document” and reflects no doctrinal changes in Church teaching.

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Cardinal Burke Calls Upon Pope to Clarify Synod Reports

Cardinal BurkeCardinal Raymond Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, is expressing concern about several aspects of the Synod, including the push for changes in the handling of Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics as well as the way that information about the Synod is being “manipulated”.

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Cardinal Dolan Defends Himself

Cardinal Dolan 2In a blog appearing on the Archdiocese of New York website, Cardinal Timothy Dolan says his agreement to serve as Grand Marshall at next year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which will allow homosexuals to march under their own banner for the first time, has put him in a lot of “hot water” with the faithful.

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