On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, Pope Francis met with the Bishops of the United States of America for a morning prayer service. Following the service, the Pope delivered the following address. Meeting with the United States Bishops Cathedral of Saint Matthew, Washington Wednesday, 23 September 2015 Dear Brother Bishops, I am pleased that we can more
Say the name Junípero Serra in American church circles and you are likely to get a mixed set of reactions. Some will tell you he is the saintly Franciscan who evangelized what is today the U.S. Others will tell you this is the man who forced the natives to convert by confining them to the more