On Catholics and politics

Below is the introduction to the Doctrinal Note on the Participation of Catholics in Political Life promulgated by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Nov. 24, 2002. […]

Pope Francis uplifts elderly

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News)—Retired pontiff Benedict XVI joined some 50,000 pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square Sept. 28 for a meeting between Pope Francis and elderly people from around the world. […]

Dominican Sister Mary Regis Nuva dies at 86

Dominican Sister of Hope Mary Regis Nuva, the face of the Dominican Home Health Agency in Denver, died Sept. 22. She was 86 years of age. She was born Sept. […]

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Hope and a future

Countless blessings. That’s what I’ve received in my 16 years with the Denver Catholic Register. It has been a gift and a privilege to serve the Church in her work […]

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Wanted: A Synod of affirmation

Pope Francis has called a special session of the Synod of Bishops, which will meet from Oct. 5-19 and prepare the agenda for the ordinary session of the Synod that […]

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Catholics must be leaven in the world

A few months ago I spoke with some Catholics who told me that they had not voted in the last three elections because they had given up hope in politics. […]

‘It’s been my heart the last 16 years’

After 16 years of sharing the good news through the Denver Catholic Register, editor Roxanne King is retiring Oct. 1. “It’s truly been a labor of love to get to […]

Fashioning lives that flourish

Just out of college, Christina Lynch landed a job as a secretary at a men’s clothing company and quickly rose through the ranks in sales, marketing and design. Six years […]

A Commerce City comeback

Rumor has it the strategy behind Adams City High School’s stunning comeback from a woeful eight-year losing record is one football coach’s passing on of a little faith. The Commerce […]

Professor-nun who served in Denver named to papal commission

Among new members of the International Theological Commission appointed by Pope Francis this year is Religious Sister of Mercy Prudence Allen. Sister Allen served as a professor at St. John […]

A lawyer, a baker, a homemaker

When Carlos Escobedo-Gaytan, 36, came to Denver 15 years ago, he planned to work about three months to raise money to launch a law office in his native Mexico. Taking […]

Long marriages run in the family

Marriages are generational in the Bettinger family. Dick and Norma Bettinger of St. Vincent de Paul Parish remember watching their parents celebrate 60-plus years of marriage. Now their children, who […]