Rhonda Clark has been named superintendent of education for the Biloxi Catholic diocese, succeeding Michael Ladner, who is retiring at the end of July. The Biloxi diocese includes Catholic schools across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson, the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted of concealing child sexual abuse, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 months of detention for covering up the crimes of a pedophile priest in the 1970s.
MS Coast churches have sought training from South Mississippi law enforcement agencies to help create security plans for active shooter situations. Clergy decided to take action after the mass shooting at a church in Texas that left 27 dead.
As Christians around the world mark Good Friday, they do so in changing times. In an increasingly diverse Christian community, there’s noted and growing ambivalence toward this holy day that we so strangely call “good,” commemorating Jesus’s execution on the cross by the Roman authorities.
A man named Father Jesus wants property in Gulfport rezoned to build a church called The Saints of the Most High. He considers himself the embodiment of Christ and says a woman’s beauty is “righteous.”
Lent, a period of penance and self-denial for many Christians, begins Wednesday, but anyone to whom this story suggests a new menu should stop right there. Apart from the scarcity of laurices at the supermarket these days, the whole story is wrong according to a new scientific report.
The Nourishing Place in Gulfport gives to the community through programs in the schools, volunteer work and assistance for the needy, but the Rev. Jane Stanley said God gives back to the Gulfport ministry in an even bigger way.