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Cardinal Tobin looks to bridge chasm between faith, life in anxious world Cardinal Tobin looks to bridge chasm between faith, life in anxious world

Cardinal Tobin looks to bridge chasm between faith, life in anxious world

Monday 6 January 2017

By Beth Griffin, Catholic News Service
 
The chasm between faith and life is the greatest challenge facing the Catholic Church today, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin said at his installation Mass, and he urged the church to be salt for the earth so that the presence of Christ does not become ‘a comforting, nostalgic memory.’

Yes, organ donation is a ‘gift of love’ … when done right

Friday 6 January 2017

By Charles C. Camosy, Crux Now, Photo: CNS
 
You may have read stories on the coming challenges with self-driving cars, including this Crux piece by Timothy Carone. You may also have read pieces on coming challenges with organ shortages for transplant. But you likely haven’t read a piece which attempts to demonstrate a strong connection between the two.

Video: Hope, not optimism, is needed to rebuild, pope tells quake survivors

Friday 6 January 2017

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service, Photo: CNS
 
Along the difficult path of rebuilding their lives, survivors of the earthquake that devastated central Italy must also rebuild their hearts with a strong foundation built on hope, Pope Francis said. Families need something long lasting when coping with the heartbreaking wounds of losing their homes and loved ones, the pope told survivors during an audience in the Vatican's Paul VI hall on 5 January.
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