Campaign against human trafficking must focus on victims, speakers say

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Estimates of the number of people around the world who are victims of human trafficking are rising, partly because globalization has made it easier to move people and partly because governments, churches and international organizations are better at recognizing the phenomenon, a U.S. government official said. Luis CdeBaca, ambassador-at-large in the…

Vatican names new bank president, restructures financial offices

July 9, 2014 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the restructuring of Vatican financial institutions moves into high gear, “our ambition is to become something of a model of financial management rather than a cause for occasional scandal,” said Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy. Introducing the new president of the…

Plans outlined for bishop’s installation

Oct. 25, 2013, edition By Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully With Bishop Donald Kettler’s installation less than two weeks away, plans are underway to officially welcome him with two special liturgies. The first is solemn vespers at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. The second is the installation Mass at 2 p.m. Nov….