Nov 29, 2016 - 05:09 pm .- Pro-life groups praised President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he would name Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Nov 29, 2016 - 12:04 pm .- A wave of solidarity and calls for prayer have inundated social networks and the media following Monday's crash in Colombia of a plane carrying 81 people, including Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.
Nov 29, 2016 - 11:00 am .- Christians must pursue true humility as they remember the “smallness” of Christmas, Pope Francis said in his Tuesday homily.
Nov 29, 2016 - 10:47 am .- While signs of bustling pilgrims who came for the Jubilee of Mercy are mostly gone, new signs of Christmas are springing up around St. Peter’s Basilica, including the construction of the large Nativity scene in the middle of the square, and the placement of a Christmas tree alongside it.
Nov 29, 2016 - 06:04 am .- As the Catholic Church’s Year of Mercy came to a close, a gathering of Nigerians took the time to reflect on God’s mercy and prayed to be more merciful towards others in their lives.
Nov 29, 2016 - 12:08 am .- In Australia, the Catholic Church has established a new independent non-profit to protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse.
Nov 28, 2016 - 05:35 pm .- The Archbishop of Guadalajara has announced that his diocese is calling off its distribution of a list of missing persons, because of fears of retaliation against family and friends of those who have gone missing in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
Nov 28, 2016 - 03:07 pm .- Need to find confession nearby at the drop of a dime? There’s an app for that.
Nov 28, 2016 - 10:34 am .- After the death of Jesuit Fr. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, former head of the order, over the weekend, Pope Francis has sent a letter to the Society praising the priest’s fidelity and offering prayers for the repose of his soul.
Nov 28, 2016 - 07:01 am .- Bishop Gregory John Mansour, a Maronite bishop with experience in Middle East issues, will be the next chairman of Catholic Relief Services, the foreign aid arm of the U.S. bishops.
Nov 28, 2016 - 05:31 am .- On Monday the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has named Bishop Gregory Parkes of Pensacola-Tallahassee as the new head of the St. Petersburg diocese, where he will take over as their fifth bishop.
Nov 28, 2016 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis told a group of scientists Monday that their role in finding creative solutions to the world’s problems is more urgent than ever, and praised increasing collaboration between scientific and religious communities.
Nov 27, 2016 - 03:48 pm .- Physician-assisted suicide has been a subject of controversy for several years, but Liz Carr is taking the issue somewhere it has never been before: the musical theatre.
Nov 27, 2016 - 08:33 am .- The season of Advent is a reminder to us to open our horizons and have concern for more than just material things, the Pope said Sunday during his Angelus address.
Nov 27, 2016 - 06:48 am .- The fourth-century saint Mar Elian’s relics survived the Islamic State’s destruction of the Syrian monastery that bears his name, and a priest who escaped captivity says these are among the signs of hope for Syria.
Nov 26, 2016 - 04:40 pm .- After the National Institutes of Health proposed federal funding of projects to possibly create a human-animal hybrid, Catholic ethicists voiced serious moral and legal concerns.
Nov 26, 2016 - 05:02 am .- With the September debut of the new T.V. series The Exorcist, based on the horror film series of the same name from the 1970s, another wave of fascination with the supernatural has also surfaced.
Nov 26, 2016 - 03:30 am .- After hearing of the death of Fidel Castro, former president and leader communist revolution in Cuba, late Friday evening, Pope Francis sent a telegram offering his prayers for the deceased and the entire nation.
Nov 25, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- There once was a Pope called “The Green Pope.”
Nov 25, 2016 - 09:45 am .- An attack at a French retirement home for missionaries to Africa late on Thursday has left dead one caregiver. The residents have been evacuated and are now safe, but the perpetrator is still at large.