Pope Francis and Bishop Walkowiak have written to the faithful following news in Pennsylvania and about Archbishop Theodore McCarrick.
Catholic schools in the Diocese of Grand Rapids are celebrating the new school year, the adoption of a new curriculum, and the opening of a new school.
The school leaders explored ways students can help marginalized members of the community.
Catholic school students grow in faith and grace, achieve more in school and life, develop creativity and character, and feel welcomed and cherished for their unique gifts.
“If I hadn’t gone to a Catholic school, I wouldn’t have become the man that I am today.”
"It's really been warm, loving and welcoming...that's all I could ask for."