JFK and Pope Pius XII

News from the Church:
United in History and Tragedy: JFK and Pope Pius XII 
- One item of interest that will not be found in those documents, however, is the intriguing relationship between Kennedy and Pope Pius XII. To be sure, this wasn’t a close association, and Pius died in 1958, not long before Kennedy became president. Nonetheless, the two men knew one another and met one another, and they shared a few words and moments that have managed to almost elude our historical knowledge.....Read more

News from the USCCB:
U.S. Bishops’ Chairman Calls For Senate To Amend Tax Proposal To Ensure Just Moral Framework - WASHINGTON— Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, called for amendments to the Senate tax reform proposal to "ensure a just and moral framework for all."....Read More

News from the Pope:
Pope Francis: Cultural colonization ends in persecution - (Vatican Radio) Cultural and ideological colonization does not tolerate differences and makes everything the same, resulting in the persecution even of believers. Those were Pope Francis’ reflections in his homily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, which centered on the martyrdom of Eleazar, narrated in the book of Maccabees from the First Reading (Maccabees 6: 18-31).....Read More