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Archive for April 15, 2021

Sr. Victoria Kovalchuk with a refugee girl in Athens, Greece in April 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

'What I can do is love': This Catholic sister is a missionary to refugees in Greece

"I tell them: I came here to be with you in your situation. When you cry, I will be with... Read more

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Members of Congress want a vote to protect abortion survivors – will they get one?

Members of the House are once again trying to bring up a vote on legislation protecting infant survivors of abortions. Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin's video message to Climate Adaptation Summit Jan. 25, 2021. YouTube Screenshot.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Parolin: ‘War is the antithesis of fraternity’

Cardinal Parolin said Thursday “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.” Read more

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, conducted by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, at the White House Jan. 21.?w=200&h=150

Anthony Fauci, Chelsea Clinton to speak at Vatican health conference

Anthony Fauci, Chelsea Clinton, and Deepak Chopra are among the featured speakers at a Vatican conference being held in May... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Soon-to-be-beatified Italian woman pioneered faith-based feminism

Armida Barelli, a lay Catholic leader who formed “generations of conscious and motivated women” in the faith, will be beatified... Read more

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Archbishop Gomez: Gospel is the answer to the 'new religion' of secularism

True social justice is rooted in the Gospel and not in a secular materialist vision, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los... Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace April 7, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to Brazil's bishops: the Risen Christ is 'our strength, our unity'

Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged Brazil’s bishops to be united to each other and to their faith in the risen... Read more

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After vandalism, Houston parish welcomes back refurbished Our Lady of Guadalupe statue

A Catholic parish in Houston held an inauguration ceremony this week for a refurbished statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe... Read more

Pope Francis speaks from the Apostolic Palace during his general audience livestream April 14, 2021.?w=200&h=150

Pope Francis: Meeting Christ in the poor renews our missionary vigor

Pope Francis said Thursday that the poverty and exclusion from the job market caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made... Read more

Syrian refugee family at a camp in Passau, Germany - August 2015?w=200&h=150

By Christine Rousselle

‘Refugee resettlement has effectively been halted’: Catholics implore Biden to accept more refugees

Catholic organizations expressed dismay that the United States this year could admit the lowest number of refugees in decades.  Read more

St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre, New York. Credit: Nassau Crew via Wikimedia (CC0 1.0)?w=200&h=150

Under financial pressure, Rockville Centre diocese sells pastoral center, closes several schools

In the wake of bankruptcy filings, the Diocese of Rockville Centre in March announced the sale of its $5.2 million... Read more

Father Emil Kapaun celebrates Mass using the hood of a Jeep as his altar on Oct. 7, 1950.?w=200&h=150

Father Kapaun's remains to return to Kansas, family says

The remains of Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, army chaplain and hero of the Korean War, will return to... Read more

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Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis to make tour of schools in Argentina

A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be displayed for veneration April 18 at a school in Córdoba, Argentina, marking... Read more

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Charleston diocese sues South Carolina for barring Covid-relief funds from private schools

The Diocese of Charleston filed a suit against South Carolina on Wednesday challenging the state’s “Blaine Amendment”, which prohibits public... Read more

Catholic family of 16 are debt free.?w=200&h=150

How a Catholic family of 16 lives debt-free

Five years ago, a Catholic family of 16 made international news for sending their children to college without any debt... Read more