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“We are now standing in the face of the greatest historical confrontation humanity has gone through. I do not think that wide circles of American society or wide circles of the Christian community realize this fully.
JUNEAU, AK – His Holiness Pope Francis has named Bishop Edward J. Burns, 59, as the new Bishop of Dallas, Texas. Until today, Bishop Burns has served as the fifth Bishop of Juneau, Alaska. 407 more words
BY CINDY WOODEN,
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
VATICAN CITY (CNS)
Professing belief in the resurrection of the dead and affirming that the human body is an essential part of a person’s identity, the Catholic Church insists that the bodies of the deceased be treated with respect and laid to rest in a consecrated place. 847 more words