Jul 20, 2016 - 10:30 am .- Catholic News Service has named Greg Erlandson, former president and publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, as its new director and editor-in-chief.
Jul 20, 2016 - 09:02 am .- Even though World Youth Day doesn't start until next week, thousands of pilgrims from throughout the world are already descending on Krakow ahead of the official event.
Jul 20, 2016 - 06:49 am .- After a photo supposedly showing Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped in Yemen in March, emerged on social media, sources close to the priest say there are strong reasons to doubt the image's authenticity.
Jul 20, 2016 - 06:21 am .- Pope Francis does not ordinarily celebrate the Sacrament of Matrimony. But on July 9, he made an exception for a young Italian deaf couple, who were married in the chapel at his residence, Casa Santa Marta.
Jul 20, 2016 - 03:02 am .- In the midst of her stressful overseas voyage to Europe, Vivian, a very pregnant Nigerian woman who departed from the Libyan coast, ended up giving birth on the German naval ship that rescued her and her 654 companions.
Jul 20, 2016 - 12:04 am .- Some news reports got it wrong: Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput’s guidelines on Holy Communion and divorce-and-remarriage were “certainly correct” and in line with Pope Francis and Catholic teaching, an Illinois bishop has said.
Jul 20, 2016 - 12:03 am .- Amid Malawi’s booming industry in mineral extraction, the country’s Catholic bishops and NGO partners hope corporations will help the wider community benefit.
Jul 19, 2016 - 04:26 pm .- The detailed platform adopted by the Republican Party this week received mixed reactions among Catholics for its positions.
Jul 19, 2016 - 12:08 pm .- Free legal counsel and advice may sound too good to be true, but in the Diocese of Oakland, it’s a reality.
Jul 19, 2016 - 11:57 am .- In the wake of Monday night's terror attack by an Afghan Islamist on a train and pedestrians in Würzburg, the city's bishop has issued a statement of "great dismay" at the events, which left several people severely wounded.
Jul 19, 2016 - 11:41 am .- Carmen Hernandez, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, died today at home in Madrid, Spain. She was 85 years old.
Jul 19, 2016 - 11:32 am .- Poland has been known as the heart of the Divine Mercy devotion since the 1930s and also boasts the homeland of the late Pope St. John Paul II.
Jul 19, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Two of the largest chain restaurants with free WiFi in the United States, McDonald’s and Starbucks, are adding pornography filters to their internet.
Jul 19, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the “Black Madonna,” will be one of Pope Francis' primary stops during his visit to Poland at the end of this month for the global World Youth Day gathering.
Jul 19, 2016 - 12:08 am .- For Christians in Egypt, the possibility of martyrdom is not a remote one.
Jul 18, 2016 - 03:54 pm .- By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans believe it is unfair to extend the statute of limitations regarding sex abuse cases for private institutions but not public ones.
Jul 18, 2016 - 02:52 pm .- Jesus Christ’s triumph over death, despair and hate should move us forward after a deadly attack on law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, the city’s bishop said Sunday.
Jul 18, 2016 - 09:55 am .- Archbishop Georg Ganswein has criticized the German Church Tax process, calling its handling of people opting out of the controversial system “a serious problem.”
Jul 17, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Last week, despite protests from religious leaders and human rights groups, Russian president Vladimir Putin approved a new set of laws would restrict evangelization and missionary activity to officially registered Church buildings and worship areas.
Jul 17, 2016 - 06:47 am .- On Sunday, Pope Francis led the crowds in St. Peter's Square in prayers for the victims of Thursday's attack in Nice which left more than 80 people dead, including ten children.