Archive of April 5, 2018

Video series highlights the men who are Knights of Columbus

Apr 5, 2018 - 06:11 pm .- Ordinary Catholic men in the Knights of Columbus can make a big impact in their communities and in people’s lives, and they are the focus of “Everyday Heroes,” a new online video series put out by the Catholic fraternal organization.

Opus Dei vicar: We are fully united with the pope

Apr 5, 2018 - 04:56 pm .- In a letter to the New York Times, the U.S. vicar of Opus Dei said that the personal prelature has no conflict with Pope Francis, but supports him and is united with his mission.

Austria considers headscarf ban for young girls in school

Apr 5, 2018 - 03:05 pm .- The Muslim community in Austria is calling for more dialogue surrounding the government’s recent proposal to ban headscarves, or hijabs, for young girls in schools.

Bishop calls for prayers after kidnapping of DRC priest

Apr 5, 2018 - 12:44 pm .- The bishop of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is urging the faithful to pray for a priest who was kidnapped on Easter Sunday and is being held for ransom.  

Pope Francis to issue apostolic exhortation on holiness

Apr 5, 2018 - 10:07 am .- Pope Francis will next week publish an apostolic exhortation on holiness titled Gaudete et exsultate, or “Rejoice and be glad”, the Vatican announced Thursday.

Los Angeles' newest auxiliary bishop is a cancer survivor

Apr 5, 2018 - 05:12 am .- On Thursday Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Marc V. Trudeau, who survived lymphoma in 2008, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Meet Lidia Bastianich, the woman who cooked for two popes

Apr 5, 2018 - 03:01 am .- If you were asked to cook for the Pope, what would you choose to make? This was a real question for chef Lidia Bastianich in both 2008 and 2015 – the years in which Benedict XVI and Pope Francis visited the United States.