Rochester resident 67-year-old Richard Wojtylo is an extended cousin of John Paul II.
A Birmingham husband and wife have a shared experience with the pontiff who will be canonized Sunday during a ceremony in Rome, Italy.
Just as the General Motors, Ford and the city of Detroit has been forced to go through major changes as the economy and market place has changed, so too the Archdiocese of Detroit.
Pope Francis delivered a plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message to the world, decrying seemingly endless conflicts in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula.
Now that Pope Francis the 1st has been announced to the world, local Catholics are hoping for compassionate leadership for the future.
The Catholic church has chosen a new pope.
Now that Pope Benedict has left the Vatican the world’s cardinals will get to work selecting a new Pontiff.
Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron spoke of the Pope’s announced retirement on Monday.
“The eight priests honored by Pope Benedict XVI have given the Church many years of faithful service in fulfilling a variety of pastoral responsibilities,” said Archbishop Vigneron.
At age 41, Father Jose Arturo Cepeda will become the youngest bishop in the United States when he is ordained at the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit.