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Pope names Notre Dame professor to theological commission

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has named the chairman of the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology to the International Theological Commission. The appointment […]

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Spring break trip led honoree to a career seeking justice in fields

By Patricia Zapor BALTIMORE (CNS) — When Brigitte Gynther took a spring break trip to Florida while a student at the University of Notre Dame, little did she imagine it […]

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Bishop Morin calls claims against CCHD's work 'outrageous'

By Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) — Members of the U.S. bishops’ subcommittee overseeing the Catholic Campaign for Human Development reassured their fellow bishops and donors that “no group that […]

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Podcast: November 22, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Harrisburg as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Today’s Catholic covers the press […]

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Bishop Rhoades also ninth bishop of Harrisburg, Pa.

Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pa., the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. The appointment was announced […]

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At press conference, Bishop D’Arcy relays goals for future of Saint Joseph’s High School capital drive

By Diane Freeby SOUTH BEND — Referring to it as “the opportunity of a lifetime,” Saint Joseph’s High School Principal Susan Richter beamed at last week’s announcement that construction on […]

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Hip hip hooray for Popple’s new album

By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — Kyle Heimann of Fort Wayne and Dan Harms of Decatur aren’t the typical acoustic rock group that you may hear at a coffee house […]

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Farmers look to faith, family and the future

By Karen Clifford With Global Positioning Systems (GPS), agritourism, and hybrid corn and soybean seeds, the landscape of the traditional farm is changing. The constant in the farming community remains […]

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University of Saint Francis earns Excellence in Recycling Award

By Mary Kinder FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis recently received the 3R Award (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) in the not-for-profit category from the Allen County Solid Waste […]

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Always in need

Area food pantries need your help By Trish Linner ELKHART — As we enter the holiday season, local food pantries in the Michiana area want you to know they need […]

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Bishop Kevin Rhoades is extraordinary appointment

A day that was — what a day that was! For all of us, there are certain days that we will remember all our lives. For those of us with […]

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Counselor, umpire, friend

The designation of Monsignor — or Chaplain to His Holiness — is a form of address conferred upon men of the clergy by the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI. This […]