Cardinal Dolan hopes Supreme Court will uphold free speech

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities said March 20 that he prayed the Supreme Court would "do the right thing and uphold our fundamental right to free speech" when it decides a case examining freedom of speech at crisis pregnancy centers.

Wuerl: 'Enduring presence of Christ in Eucharist' at heart of the faith

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Spending time in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is an opportunity "to reflect on something at the very heart of our faith — the enduring presence of Christ in the Eucharist," Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington said March 8.

Confessors should seek to bring penitents closer to Jesus, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A good confessor is a good listener, Pope Francis said.