Archive for October 23, 2021

The Sanctuary of Chimayo?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Here’s how to take a local Catholic pilgrimage in the U.S.

The most popular pilgrimages for Catholics range from the Holy Land to the Camino de Santiago. But, pilgrims should know,... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Human rights begin in the womb, Cardinal Dolan says

The first step to ending all forms of violence in society— whether related to crime, racism, or poverty— is ending... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco in Rome on Oct. 22, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis asks religious sisters to pray for him: 'It is not easy to be the pope'

The pope also shared a story from the life of St. Therese of Lisieux. Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation at the Vatican on Oct. 23, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Our response to injustice must be more than condemnation

Denunciation is not enough when it comes to issues of injustice, the pope said this weekend. Read more

Michael Madrigal, a lay minister in the Diocese of San Bernardino, recites the “Native American Prayer to the Four Directions” at the beginning of the diocese’s opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality, Oct. 17, 2021 at Holy Angels Church in Riverside, California.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras,Shannon Mullen,Carl Bunderson

Indigenous prayers, dancing in San Bernardino Synod Mass spark backlash

The Diocese of San Bernardino says its opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality Oct. 17 sought to celebrate the... Read more

Archbishop Paul Coakley. Courtesy photo.?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Oklahoma City archbishop issues call to prayer for end to abortion, death penalty

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City has issued a call to prayer for the abolition of the death penalty and... Read more

Cardinal Eugene Tisserant, who was dean of the College of Cardinals from 1951 to 1972, and has been named Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Yad Vashem: Vatican librarian Cardinal Tisserant made heroic efforts to save Jews

Cardinal Eugene Tisserant was a librarian who knew more than 10 languages, advised multiple popes, and held key Vatican positions. Read more

Alta Fixsler?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

Alta Fixsler dies in hospice

Alta Fixsler, the two-year-old British girl whose parents fought to keep on life support, died October 18 after her life... Read more