Editorial & Opinion

Mass for Pardon will be a ‘public moment of repentance’ for Archdiocese of Detroit


Dear Brothers and Sisters, In introducing a new rally cry this year to Unleash the Gospel, we acknowledge that we have, indeed, been held back from fulfilling our mission as disciples of Christ in the Archdiocese of Detroit. Before this November’s Synod, I felt it important that we deeply and seriously reflect on the sinfulness…

Love and peace in the midst of violence


In response to increasing acts of violence, Americans witness and experience a range of emotions. Fear, sadness, anger and mistrust are strongly felt in communities across the country. Each time news emerges of another shooting, whether against law enforcement officers or against civilians, we struggle to process what happened and how to respond. In July,…