Editors: Contents of Origins CNS Documentary Service, Vol. 43, No. 40 (March 13, 2014):
-- Pope Francis creates new financial structures for the Vatican.
-- The integration of immigrants into the U.S. Catholic Church offers an opportunity to build communion among culturally diverse peoples by drawing on the gifts, strengths and contributions of each, says Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn, N.Y.
-- The most noticeable shift in moral practices among engaged couples who seek to marry in the Catholic Church in Pittsburgh is that today 80 percent or more are already living together, notes a report on a survey on marriage and family life issues released by Bishop David A. Zubik.
-- It's no surprise that a recent survey on marriage and family life conducted in the Archdiocese of Dublin produced results similar to those in other European cities; the surprise is that the church has yet to develop a strong pastoral response, says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.