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Father Marcel Uwineza.

Jesuit priest: Stories of Rwandan women ‘scarred by genocide’ must be told

Apr 20, 2024

According to Father Marcel Uwineza, telling the stories of the women gives a voice to the women who, he said, “were practically silenced by the genocide.”

Blessed Elena Guerra.

Pope Francis to canonize new female saint known as ‘an apostle of the Holy Spirit’

Apr 20, 2024

A friend of Pope Leo XIII and the teacher of St. Gemma Galgani, Elena Guerra (1835–1914) is known for her spiritual writings and her devotion to the Holy Spirit.

Pope Francis on April 20, 2024, named Father Reynaldo Bersabal as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento, California. 

Pope Francis names Filipino priest an auxiliary bishop of Sacramento

Apr 20, 2024

The Vatican announced Saturday that the priest ordained in the Philippines and incardinated into the Sacramento Diocese in 2004 will be consecrated a bishop.

After David Smallbone’s successful music company collapses in their home country of Australia, he moves his family to Nashville, Tennessee, in the hopes of a brighter future in the movie "Unsung Hero."

New film ‘Unsung Hero’ emphasizes the ‘power of family’

Apr 20, 2024

The film, which will be released in theaters on April 26, depicts the true story of the Smallbone family, two of whom are members of the band For King and Country.

Students participating in the CEDE workshop for St. John's College High School gather for a group photo at the basilica at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in November 2022.

Catholic entrepreneur launches business startup program for teenagers

Apr 20, 2024

The 10-week virtual summer Startup Venture Challenge will teach high schoolers how to start a business. 

Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth, Texas, and Rev. Mother Teresa Agnes Gerlach of the Most Holy Trinity Monastery in Arlington, Texas.

Vatican: Nuns who feuded with Texas bishop will be governed by monastery association

Apr 19, 2024

A Vatican letter to Bishop Michael Olson thanked him for his “heroic and thankless service to the local church and the Carmel of Arlington as pontifical commissary.”

Bishop Robert D. Gruss. CNA file photo.

Michigan bishop apologizes for calling President Biden ‘stupid’

Apr 19, 2024

Bishop Robert Gruss of Saginaw, Michigan, issued an apology on Friday for having referred to President Joe Biden as “stupid” during a talk earlier in the month.

Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz speaks during a Senate Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill on Sept. 15, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

Biden DOJ report: ‘No malicious intent’ behind leaked FBI memo targeting traditional Catholics

Apr 19, 2024

FBI analysts denied targeting anyone for practicing their faith, with one saying suggestions that his motivations included anti-Catholic bias are “patently false.”

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U.S. bishops on new federal rule: Employers should not be forced to facilitate abortions

Apr 19, 2024

The EEOC issued a change to regulations regarding pregnant workers’ fairness, one that mandates employers make accommodations for workers to obtain abortions.

Catholic Charities denies its purchase of airfare for migrants was misuse of federal funds

Apr 19, 2024

Rep. Henry Cuellar and Rep. Monica de la Cruz accused the San Antonio Catholic relief group of an inappropriate use of funds made available to it by FEMA.

Biden administration redefines sex discrimination in Title IX to include ‘gender identity’

Apr 19, 2024

The new rules redefine the prohibition on sex discrimination for schools and education programs that receive federal funding.

Catechist kidnapped and murdered in Burkina Faso, West Africa

Apr 19, 2024

According to Aid to the Church in Need, catechist Edouard Yougbare was kidnapped Thursday by “terrorists, and his lifeless body was found near Zigni this morning.”