What did Pope Francis say about civil unions?

By JD Flynn/Catholic News Agency “Francesco,” a newly released documentary on the life and ministry of Pope Francis, has made global headlines, because the film contains a scene in which […]

‘Our state should do better’: One mom’s journey of choosing life and supporting Prop 115

Lauren Castillo grew up as a pro-life supporter, which was no surprise.   She was Catholic and her father was even the deacon of her church. But then in Castillo’s senior […]

Pro-life Democrats make the case for a 22-week abortion ban in Colorado

By Kevin Jones/Catholic News Agency As Colorado voters consider a ballot measure to ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy, pro-life Democrats have been vocal in support, stressing its mainstream […]

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Joe Biden, pre-conciliar Catholic?

The image of the pre-conciliar Catholic Church in the United States as catechetically effective and politically potent can be hard to square with the long-term damage done to Catholicism’s role […]

Deacon Richard Martin served joyfully in Colorado and Ohio

Deacon Richard Martin passed away peacefully on September 27, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was 72 years old.  Deacon Martin was assigned to Our Lady of Loreto and then was transferred to Dayton, Ohio in 2003. Richard William Martin was […]

Not simply ‘pro-birth’: How the Church cares for life at all stages

As Coloradoans prepare to vote to end late-term abortion in the state on Nov. 3, claims of the Catholic Church only being “pro-birth” and not actually pro-life are beginning to […]

“I was thinking, ‘They’re going to kill us.’”

Juan Pablo Galviz lied wide awake on his bed in the early hours of the morning, listening to every sound on the nearby street. He couldn’t remember how many days […]

Archbishop Aquila issues update on Independent Reparations Program

October 16, 2020  Dear brothers and sisters of the Archdiocese of Denver,  Today, the Oversight Committee of the Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program (Program) released an interim summary of the program’s work, including statistical information and the Committee members’ thoughts […]

Fratelli Tutti:
True fraternity is found in Christ

By Father Luis Granados In his new Encyclical, Pope Francis invites us to reflect on our universal fraternity. Its title – Fratelli Tutti – comes from an advice of St. […]

Boulder Aquinas Center hosting Father Mike Schmitz and more for virtual speaker series

Over the next few months, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Boulder is hosting a stacked speaker series that’s sure to be as intellectually stimulating as it is informative and useful […]

Sailing through uncharted waters

The feeling of being in uncharted territory is one that many of us are experiencing these days. When I consulted with Bishops Berg and Sheridan this past March and jointly […]

Coronavirus and the Mass: Following the science

By Deacon Rob Lanciotti Deacon Rob Lanciotti is a permanent deacon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Fort Collins and holds a doctoral degree in Microbiology. He was employed as […]