|UPDATE: McCarrick’s alleged victim ‘left with nothing’ after ex-prelate ruled incompetent to face trial
|Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is not competent to stand trial on criminal sexual abuse charges in Massachusetts, a state district judge ruled Wednesday.
|Ancient relic of St. Jude the Apostle to tour US beginning in September
|The arm of St. Jude, the patron of “lost causes” and desperate situations, will make a nine-month tour through the United States.
|Pope Francis: St. Kateri Tekakwitha is an example of patience in suffering
|“Kateri Tekakwitha’s life shows us that every challenge can be overcome if we open our hearts to Jesus,” Pope Francis said.
|Bishop accountability group: Dismissal of charges against McCarrick ‘hugely disappointing’
|Anne Barrett Doyle told CNA that “our hearts go out to the courageous victim who brought this case, and to all of McCarrick’s victims.”
|Pope Francis to release second Laudato Si’ on Oct. 4
|The pope’s follow-up environmental document will be released on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.