"The Diocese of Peoria has no doubt that Fulton Sheen, who brought so many souls to Jesus Christ in his lifetime, will be recognized as a model of holiness and virtue."
The amendment provisions result in a "blacklist" that "is designed to drive qualified faith-based providers away from providing foreign assistance.
The National Catholic Youth Conference drew 20,000 youths from across the country to Indianapolis to be inspired by a wide variety of speakers, energized by lively, faith-filled music and to share in fun fellowship with Catholic peers.
"We all need to engage and work with our leaders to take immediate action that is both compassionate and prudential."
A multifaceted church-sponsored relief effort is just getting underway in the Bahamas.
The priest said that working with the fire department is "like serving another parish" and he is honored to work with these men and women.
The chairman of the U.S. bishops' migration committee said he sees "heartbreaking consequences for immigrant children."
"Families will be forced to make the impossible choice of putting food on the table and staying together legally in the country."
"I am spiritually close to the victims of the episodes of violence that these days have bloodied Texas, California and Ohio, in the United States, affecting defenseless people."
Group leaders agreed that in this situation people come before politics.