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  • U.S. climate envoy speaks at Vatican conference, will meet pope

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- John Kerry, U.S. President Joe Biden's special envoy for climate, gave a keynote address at a closed-door meeting of the Pontifical Academy for Sciences and the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences at the Vatican May 14. According ...

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  • The church and the world need Catholic Scouts, pope says

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis told a group of young women and men that as Catholic Scouts they have a "noble mission" to witness to the Gospel with their faith, service and care of creation. The French Scouts, with their commitment to helping others, ...

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Obituary: Father George G. Hogan, beloved circus chaplain and area pastor


Father George "Jerry" Hogan, a priest of the archdiocese since his 1974 ordination, died on May 5 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, at 75. The occasion of his death brought accolades for his kindness, his wonderful sense of humor, and his outstanding priestly service. More impressive were the tributes from his brother priests who, to a man, recounted Jerry's fraternal interest in priests and his evident happiness in any and all of his assignments.

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The church and the world need Catholic Scouts, pope says


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis told a group of young women and men that as Catholic Scouts they have a "noble mission" to witness to the Gospel with their faith, service and care of creation. The French Scouts, with their commitment to helping others, are also "called to work for a more 'outgoing' church and for a more human world," the pope told the young people May 14 at a Vatican meeting celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the French national organization for Catholic scouting.

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