“It has never been easy to be a faithful follower of Jesus Christ. In fact, our Savior warns that the world will hate us if we love Him. The attacks of this world, the flesh and devil seem particularly ferocious in this current moment…..
Pope Benedict XVI has approved the heroic virtues of US Archbishop Fulton Sheen, clearing the way for the advancement of his sainthood cause.
The IRS has no legal right to… threaten or penalize… the Diocese of Peoria for illegal ‘electioneering’ after Bishop Daniel Jenky, C.S.C..referred to policies of Hitler and Stalin while delivering a robust, wholly legitimate critique of current federal efforts to quash and curtail religious liberties…”
“The dismantling of Catholic Charities’ foster care ministry marks a tragic end to 90 years of foster care service by some of the most effective child welfare agencies in Illinois,”
Recently, the Diocese of Peoria, Ill., withdrew from all state-funded social service contracts, citing increasing clashes between state law and church teaching on same-sex relationships.
To prevent disruption to the 1,000 foster care children and families now served by Catholic Charities of Peoria, plans call for those state-funded contracts to be transferred by Feb. 1, 2012Tags: Bishop Jenky, Catholic Charities, catholic church, Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois, Center for youth and family solutions, Diocese of Peoria, Illinois LawNews