Aug 24, 2015 - 04:27 pm .- In his nearly two-and-a-half year papacy, Pope Francis has spoken countless times about bringing the hope of Christ to society's most wounded and forgotten. With a life-sized cut-out of the Pope, and a combination of social media and street evangelization, one small initiative is doing just that.
Aug 23, 2015 - 06:40 pm .- Hundreds of demonstrations were held outside of Planned Parenthood clinics across the U.S. this weekend with protesters calling on the federal government to stop funding the abortion giant.
Aug 23, 2015 - 06:07 am .- Efforts to promote Catholic culture in the San Francisco archdiocese’s high schools and to agree on a contract acceptable for the schools’ teachers concluded on Wednesday with a new contract.
Aug 22, 2015 - 05:24 am .- International hotel and resort chain Hilton Worldwide has changed its policies to eliminate on-demand video pornography from its hotel rooms across the globe, according to an advocacy group.
Aug 21, 2015 - 12:02 pm .- The Little Sisters of the Poor have received temporary protection from the federal contraception mandate until the Supreme Court decides whether or not it will hear their case.
Aug 21, 2015 - 03:04 am .- The Swiss Catholic Lenten Fund and a major U.S. foundation have helped fund an LGBT activist project intended to counter West African bishops at the Catholic Church’s Synod on the Family.
Aug 21, 2015 - 12:03 am .- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is witnessing a lot of exciting things these days: there’s the World Meeting of Families next month that will include a visit from Pope Francis, and now, a sizeable increase in vocations to the priesthood.
Aug 20, 2015 - 06:02 am .- Luke Spehar was an aspiring musician with a girlfriend when he couldn’t shake the feeling that God was calling him to enter the seminary and consider the priesthood.
Aug 20, 2015 - 03:01 am .- Nestled in a sleepy neighborhood in the hills rising over Pittsburgh lies a small chapel. Inside St. Anthony’s Chapel lies a piece from the Crown of Thorns, a tooth of St. Anthony of Padua, and more than 5,000 other verified relics, or remains, of saints from around the world.
Aug 19, 2015 - 05:20 pm .- Police have arrested one suspect in the assault and robbery of a 76-year-old woman at Omaha's Catholic cathedral – and the woman is asking prayers for her attackers.
Aug 19, 2015 - 02:36 pm .- A new video in an investigative series on Planned Parenthood shows a former technician saying that she had once been traumatized by the experience of gathering tissue from an aborted baby whose heart was still beating.
Aug 19, 2015 - 03:04 am .- A previously unpublished short story by J.R.R. Tolkien will release in the U.K. next week, and it promises to give a fascinating look into one of the literary giant’s first experimentations with fantasy writing.
Aug 19, 2015 - 12:02 am .- Although EWTN Global Catholic Network already reaches over 250 million television households in 140 countries worldwide, they have decided to further expand their outreach down another avenue: book publishing.
Aug 18, 2015 - 05:05 pm .- As the nation’s capital works to get ready for Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. this fall, one Catholic congressman is preparing by reading papal encyclicals.
Aug 18, 2015 - 04:58 pm .- Amid Congressional debate over President Barack Obama’s proposed Iran nuclear deal, family and friends of an imprisoned American are pleading for his release to be a part of the agreement.
Aug 18, 2015 - 06:21 am .- True friendship is vital in helping young people who are struggling with same-sex attraction but trying to live a chaste lifestyle, said a prominent gay Catholic blogger.
Aug 18, 2015 - 04:01 am .- It was a cold December day in Nebraska, and Ashley Stevens was riding in a car with four other women.
Aug 17, 2015 - 05:19 pm .- Christianity is spreading rapidly in China, and it could be because of how well the faith fits in with modern scientific technology.
Aug 17, 2015 - 03:53 pm .- It is in Christ that true compassion for the dying is found – not in assisted suicide, said the Catholic bishops of New Mexico.
Aug 17, 2015 - 03:08 am .- The United Nations’ global development goals for the next 15 years still contain language that is all but certain to be used to increase access to abortion worldwide, say pro-life advocates.