Full Question Does the Catholic Church financially support Catholic religious communities? Answer Religious communities are financially supported by the Church but it is mainly through generous donations of Catholic faithfuls and religious foundations There is also the annual “Retirement Fund for Religious” collection in every parish across the U.S, which helps a lot in the
Why are so many people forsaking or eschewing religious life? This is the question Pope Francis addressed during the plenary meeting of the Congregation for Consecrated Life at the Vatican. Historically, the church had no problem filling its seminaries, cloisters and abbeys with monks and nuns and other religious. It was a respected life, and
With a recent gift of more than 600 handmade leather manuscripts, the Catholic University of America is now home to one of the most important collections of Ethiopian religious manuscripts in the United States. The collection includes Christian, Islamic, and “magic” texts. It is the largest collection of Ethiopian Islamic manuscripts outside of Ethiopia. Dr.
During his homily at Mass on Tuesday February 16, the Pope spoke to the clergy, men and women religious, and seminarians. Admonishing them he said that resignation is one of the devils favorite weapons, “A resignation which paralyzes us and prevents us not only from walking, but also from making the journey,” he said. Below,
Many People have over time pondered and asked many questions as to how Catholic Nuns get to settle their livelihood bills, feed, etc since the church doesn’t pay them any regular fixed salary. The Catholic Nuns just like other religious are not on any salary scale of the Church but are allowed to work at