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Passionist Father Richard Johnson, 90, dies

Passionist Father Richard Johnson, 90, died June 27. He was anticipating celebrating his 70th anniversary of religious profession on July 9. Father Johnson, a native of California, professed his Passionist vows in 1944 and was ordained a priest in 1951. He served as a seminary professor, associate pastor, retreat center staff member, auxiliary military chaplain […]

En la libertad religiosa se incluye el poder vivir conforme los valores de la propia fe, dice el papa

Catholic News Service CIUDAD DEL VATICANO — En la verdadera libertad religiosa se incluye la libertad de vivir conforme los valores que nos enseña la propia fe, dijo el papa Francisco. “La libertad religiosa no es solamente un asunto de pensamiento o devoción privada”, dijo el papa el 20 de junio. “Es la libertad de […]

Corpus Christi 1968

Corpus Christi 1968

  The Archdiocese of Louisville’s annual Corpus Christi procession held at Churchill Downs is pictured on June 18, 1968, in this Record file photo.

Administración anuncia medidas para manejar oleada de niños en frontera

Administración anuncia medidas para manejar oleada de niños en frontera

Por Patricia Zapor, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Mientras el vicepresidente Joe Biden estaba en conferencia con los presidentes centroamericanos acerca de una oleada de niños que están llegando sin padres a la frontera de Estados Unidos, otros funcionarios gubernamentales estaban esbozando medidas para intentar evitar que más personas intenten la travesía peligrosa e ilegal. Para el […]

An Encouraging Word — Faith and Imagination

An Encouraging Word — Faith and Imagination

I am convinced that you are full of goodness. Romans 15:14 Last month, I had the privilege of leading the annual retreat for Archabbot Justin DuVall, three retired archabbots, two retired abbots from Blue Cloud Abbey and most of the monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. I can’t tell you what an honor it was to […]

Editorial — These are crises we can solve

Last week — on World Refugee Day, in fact — the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops released a statement that should shock and alarm members of government. Bishop Esebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the bishop’s Committee on Migration, called upon the U.S. government to do more to assist both Syrian refugees […]

Cursillo Movement marks 50 years

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The Archdiocese of Louisville Cursillo Movement will celebrate its 50th anniversary June 29 with a 3 p.m. Mass at St. Barnabas Church, 3042 Hikes Lane. Father Jeffrey Shooner will celebrate the liturgy. Cursillo — a Spanish word that means “short course” — is a Catholic movement centered on Christian living […]