US Synod Members Insist: No Rift With Pope, No Doctrinal Revolution

Almost a month after the close of Pope Francis’ Oct. 4-29 Synod of Bishops on synodality, Cardinal Robert McElroy of San Diego says the power and depth of the conversations over the month in Rome struck him, as well as the challenge of replicating that atmosphere back home.

Cardinal Remembers 10th Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing

Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, Cardinal Seán O’Malley remembered each life lost as a “unique expression of love, concern for others, and courage” and reminded Boston Catholics that despite the violence of that day, they can find faith and trust in the Lord.

Miami Archbishop, Boston Cardinal, Pastor Offer Prayers, Comfort at Site

After spending time at Surfside’s informal Wall of Remembrance memorial for the victims of the Champlain Towers South collapse, Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski told CBS4 Miami July 2, “It’s quite shocking to see.” He made the comments during his visit to the memorial with Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley and Father Juan Sosa, pastor of St. Joseph Church, which is close to the site.

Boston Cardinal: Getting COVID Vaccine ‘Morally Correct Thing to Do’

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, a member of Pope Francis’s council of cardinal advisers, said he hopes that the example of the pope and his predecessor Benedict XVI receiving the COVID-19 vaccine will inspire others to follow suit and recognize that getting it is “the morally correct thing to do.”