A front seat to history

Cardinal Justin Rigali marks 60th anniversary of his priestly ordination and shares his journey from parish priest to Prince of the Church By Dan McWilliams You could say Cardinal Justin Rigali has had an altar seat to Catholic Church history. From his youth in Los Angeles to assisting at Vatican …

Destined to lead a remarkable ministry

An American churchman was there when history was made in the Catholic Church By Jim Wogan There is a framed and brilliantly colored photo hanging in Cardinal Justin Rigali’s office that shows Pope Paul VI, now a saint, standing on a sunlit stage in Manila, Philippines, vested in white and …

A faithful servant of Divine Mercy

In his 60 years of priestly ministry, Cardinal Rigali has proclaimed the mercy of God and has been the instrument of His forgiveness By Bishop Richard F. Stika “The Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for …

The answer to so many questions is: experience

Life is the only teacher for lessons high school seniors have yet to learn By George Valadie Like many Catholics throughout the country, Nancy and I, until recently, have been attending Sunday Mass virtually. We’ve celebrated liturgies from Chattanooga to Boston and points in between. Some churches were empty, some …