SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Solidarity
January 13, 2021
Led by an English priest, Msgr. Richard Barry-Doyle, one initiative in particular raised awareness, funds and eyebrows throughout the United States. Msgr. Barry-Doyle’s “Call of the East” packed music halls and theaters. Later incorporated in Pennsylvania as The Catholic Near East Welfare Association, the new outfit sought to raise funds to help address the many needs of the endangered Eastern churches and the people they served.
January 09, 2021
Powerful aftershocks have continued to rock central Croatia after the earthquake on 29 December, which struck roughly 30 miles southeast of Zagreb and measured 6.4 on the Richter scale.
December 30, 2020
"Helped by the international community,” Pope Francis said, “I hope that the country's leaders might be able to quickly alleviate the suffering of the dear population.”
December 26, 2020
Stella Maris provides 220 port chaplains and hundreds of volunteer ship visitors in 54 countries.
December 22, 2020
"We must not forget those left homeless, fatally indebted, bereaved, isolated or suffering the agony of mental health problems," says SVP President Helen O'Shea.
January 15, 2015
Catholic social teaching sticks to firmer concepts such as solidarity, subsidiarity and the common good
May 27, 2014
Retired General Wojciech Jaruzelski dies at the age of 90
July 06, 2012
Communism never inspired love in a deeply faithful people