Well done, good and faithful servant

Funeral Mass celebrated for Monsignor Xavier Mankel, a founder of the Diocese of Knoxville By Bill Brewer Monsignor Francis Xavier Mankel was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery in a manner that bespeaks those things closest to his heart: the Church, the priesthood, his parishes, and family. His final gesture …

Archbishop Kurtz taking part in 50th anniversary of MLK letter

WASHINGTON—Leaders of Christian denominations from around the United States will gather in Birmingham, Ala., April 14-15 to sign a response to Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” on the 50th anniversary of the letter. The April 14-15 event is sponsored by Christian Churches Together (CCT). Bernice King, a …