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A bishop of consequence

When I first met Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., more than twenty years ago, I was struck by his boyish demeanor, his exquisite courtesy, and his rock-solid faith. Then the […]

Six Days with Francis

Be sure to follow Denver Catholic on facebook and twitter for the latest updates from our Denver pilgrims! With nearly 8,000 journalists credentialed to follow Pope Francis during his six-day, […]

No law can change truth of marriage, local bishops say about Supreme Court decision

The U.S. Supreme Court’s closely divided ruling, opening the door to same-sex ‘marriages’ across the United States, drew criticism from Colorado’s bishops who called the decision “gravely unjust” and erroneous […]

Finding the rhythm of contemplative life

Father Edward Hoffman began to feel a call to something different after ministering in the Denver metro area for 37 years. “It basically began with my desire to deepen my […]

Give up radio?

During Lent, many Catholics aim to increase their time in silent prayer and reflection leading up to Easter Sunday. Because silence can be one of the hardest things to come […]

It’s official! Pope Francis announces 2015 visit to US

Pope Francis officially announced this week that he will visit the United States in September 2015, including a visit to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia and New York […]

Beauprez recounts private conversation with Archbishop Chaput

At Thursday night’s debate in Fort Collins, gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez spoke about a private conversation he had with Archbishop Charles Chaput on the death penalty. The comment came in […]

Philadelphia to host World Meeting of Families

Once describing the Christian family as “the most effective means for humanizing and personalizing society,” St. John Paul II launched the World Meeting of Families (WMF) in 1994 to bring […]

Future priests expand Hispanic ministry know-how

This is the fourth story in a Denver Catholic Register series about archdiocesan ministries and programs funded by the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal. Read the series at www.DenverCatholicRegister.org. “I was really […]