Each year dioceses around the country arrange special events to highlight the importance of defending religious freedom. The Fortnight for Freedom is from June 21— the vigil of the Feasts of St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More—to July 4, Independence Day. Click below for details from the USCCB.
Join other young adults on the Holy Spirits Pilgrimage on the Bourbon Trail in July. Visit the Abbey of Gethsemane and more. Click below for details.
Pope Francis has named Bishop Charles C. Thompson of Evansville to head the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Archbishop Thompson, who has been Evansville’s bishop since 2011, will succeed Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, who was named to head the Archdiocese of Newark, N.J., last November. The appointment was announced June 13 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.
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