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Restoring, and strengthening, episcopal credibility

Pope Francis’s recent motu proprio on sexual abuse, Vos estis lux mundi [You Are the Light of the World], was a welcome addition to Church law, as world Catholicism seeks […]

New Vatican norms against sex abuse build on policies mandated by the Archdiocese of Denver in 1991

by Kevin Jones/Catholic News Agency The Vatican’s global norms mandating sex abuse reporting took effect June 1, but two North American archdioceses say their recent decades’ work against clergy sex […]

Centro San Juan Diego has a new director: Alfonso Lara

The Archdiocese of Denver announced Friday, May 31 the election of Alfonso Lara as the new Director of Centro San Juan Diego. “I am very happy because I will return […]

Archbishop Aquila ordains five men to the priesthood

Recalling the phrase Jesus told his disciples: “I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves” (Mt 10:16), Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila urged the new priests to shine […]

Part-timers, world travelers influence mountain parish life

As the winter season winds down in Colorado’s mountain towns, Catholic churches deep in the Rockies will look a little different during weekend Masses. This time period, known by locals […]

Get away to pray: Encounter God at one of these retreat places near Denver this summer

Beyond the never-ending debate of whether summer is better than winter or vice versa, there is no doubt that the green, flowers and fauna of the warmer days of the […]

Rediscover Our Lady in the Bible

May is the month of Mary, a time of new growth and a return to life fitting for the New Eve. Blessed John Henry Newman spoke of how nature itself […]

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Biden, Bernardin, and today

Given the seriousness with which the post-Watergate Washington Post takes itself, it seems unlikely that its editors strive for hilarity in devising headlines. Whatever their intention, though, they managed the […]

Late St. Joseph deacon ‘reached out into the peripheries’ during ministry

Deacon Maclovio (Max) Sanchez, 87, passed away peacefully in Olathe, Kansas on April 30. Deacon Sanchez was assigned to St. Joseph’s Parish in Denver throughout his diaconal ministry. Maclovio Sanchez […]

California advances bill to violate sacramental seal

by Catholic News Agency Sacramento, Calif., May 24, 2019 / 09:38 am (CNA).- State senators in California have voted to approve a law that would require priests to violate the […]

STEM shooting hero remembered for his unwavering kindness and faith

He loved the outdoors. He loved technology. He loved his friends. He just plain loved. Kendrick Castillo was a faithful, kind and caring individual whose life was tragically cut short […]

Colorado Catholic Conference notes several victories during 2019 Legislative Session

The 2019 Legislative Session in Colorado ended earlier this month. There were hundreds of bills introduced and debated this year; some good, some bad and some fell somewhere in between. […]