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St. Simon’s, Partick, in Glasgow, Scotland.

Fire engulfs 163-year-old Catholic church in Scotland

One person was rescued after firefighters were called to the scene.

Hong Kong’s Bishop-elect Stephen Chow, S.J.

Hong Kong’s new bishop says he wants to bring unity. Why are local Catholics divided?

The city is filled with Catholic institutions, from hospitals to schools and universities.

Boston auxiliary bishop reveals why he voted against Eucharistic document

An auxiliary bishop of the Boston archdiocese on Sunday revealed why he voted against a motion of the U.S. bishops’ conference to begin drafting a teaching document on the Eucharist.

Cardinal Raymond Burke gives the final blessing during the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage Mass in Rome on Oct. 25, 2014.

Cardinal Gregory reportedly withdraws permission for Tridentine Mass at National Shrine

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington has reportedly withdrawn permission for a solemn pontifical Mass that was to be offered August 14 in D.C.

Dominican Nuns of the St. Catherine of Siena Monastery in Mexico City

At least 12 priests in Mexico have died from COVID-19 in two months

The most recent report from the Catholic Multimedia Center (CCM) shows that at least 12 priests and a Mexican nun have died from the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico in the last two months.

Sr. Constance Veit, LSP

Catholic sisters dedicate lives to telling the elderly ‘You’ll never be alone’

Ahead of the inaugural World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly this past Sunday, the communications director for the Little Sisters of the Poor described how the order cares for the elderly as people of inherent dignity and worth.

Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz proudly displays her Olympics gold medal and the Miraculous Medal, a devotional medallion depicting the Virgin Mary.

Gold medalist weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz inspires the Philippines with her victory and Catholic devotion

After completing her final lift in a very close competition, Diaz burst into tears, clutched at the Miraculous Medal of the Blessed Virgin Mary hanging from her neck and repeatedly thanked God for her historic triumph.

St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Catholic priest attacked with glass bottle while praying at cathedral in Scotland

‘The bottle broke on the ground and the man continued using it in his assault,’ the archdiocese said.

Archbishop Angaelos

Coptic archbishop: Condemning persecution of non-Christians follows the example of Christ

Christians around the world must speak out against persecution of non-Christians, the Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London told CNA during a recent summit on international religious freedom.

Bishop Rob Mutsaerts, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch, in the Netherlands.

Dutch Catholic bishop: Traditionis custodes appears to be a ‘declaration of war’

Bishop Rob Mutsaerts said the pope’s intervention was ‘dictatorial’ and ‘unpastoral.’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx.

Cardinal Marx won’t rule out offering resignation for a 2nd time

Pope Francis declined the archbishop of Munich and Freising’s resignation in June.

Pope Francis to UN chief: World hunger ‘a crime that violates basic human rights’

The pope called for a “new mindset” in the battle against malnutrition.

US bishops and priests in the Cuban diaspora send video message back home

In an eight-minute video, about 30 American bishops and priests of the Cuban diaspora sent their prayers and a message of support to protesters on the island. 

Fernando Karadima

Fernando Karadima, former priest whose sex abuse scandal rocked Chile, dead at 90

Fernando Karadima, an influential former priest in Chile whose sexual abuse of minors prompted major questions about episcopal cover-ups, has died at the age of 90. Allegations that Karadima’s protégés helped cover up his abuse entangled Pope Francis, and resulted in massive controversy and sweeping changes to the makeup of the country’s bishops.

July 11, 2021: Cubans protest in Havana

CRS warns of ‘hunger pandemic’ afflicting the elderly in Cuba

The director of the Hispanic Development Unit of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Ana Gloria Rivas-Vásquez, called for Catholics around the world to help Cuba, especially its elderly, afflicted by what she calls a "hunger pandemic."

Fr. Fidelis Moscinski, CFR (right) encounters protesters during the July 10 "Witness for Life" prayer procession in Brooklyn.

Recent target of NY pro-abortion protests speaks out

After pro-abortion protesters obstructed a July 10 pro-life rosary procession in Brooklyn, a priest leading the procession compared it to a “Way of the Cross.”

Fr. Jacques Hamel.

Fr. Jacques Hamel: Catholic priest honored 5 years after he was killed at Mass in terrorist attack

Islamic State supporters killed the French priest on July 26, 2016.

Pope Benedict XVI on Aug. 28, 2010.

Benedict XVI laments lack of faith within Church institutions in Germany

The pope emeritus spoke about faith, worldliness, and the institutional Church.