Archive for August 18, 2022

A fragment on the True Cross on which Jesus was condemned to death?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

The relics St. Helena brought to Rome from the Holy Land

The mother of Constantine the Great, St. Helena, is believed to have restored many sites in the Holy Land, where... Read more

The Court of Appeal is based at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Why the Vatican's Secretariat of State is set to face a trial in the UK over the London property deal

Following a ruling by the British Court of Appeal, the Vatican’s Secretariat of State is set to face a trial... Read more


By AC Wimmer

Australian Anglicans split over same-sex marriage

An attempt by the Sydney archdiocese to affirm that marriage is only between a man and a woman was narrowly... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican will not take Cardinal Ouellet to trial for sex abuse allegation

Ouellet, prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Bishops, was accused of sexual assault in a civil suit filed this week... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa walks with other pilgrims to the Shrine of the Divine Child in July 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish bishops stand in solidarity with Church in Nicaragua, persecuted by Ortega government

At least two Spanish archdioceses have expressed their support for the Church in Nicaragua, which is being persecuted by prsident... Read more

The first day of school at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Uvalde, Texas, Aug. 15, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Back-to-school in Uvalde means Catholic school scholarships for hurting families

A Catholic charity with a longtime link to Uvalde has funded 30 scholarships so that students may attend the local... Read more

Catholic journalist Luka Binniyat will stand trial on charges of "cyberstalking" after reporting on the massacre of Christians in Nigeria.?w=200&h=150

By Douglas Burton

Journalist who reported on massacre of Nigerian Christians to stand trial for “cyberstalking”

Luka Binniyat, a Catholic human rights reporter, is facing prison after writing an article in which the Nigerian government was... Read more

Father Fred Close, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., blesses St. Anthony students after a blessing of the statue.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Man arrested for burglary, property destruction at Catholic school in DC

Police have arrested and charged the man believed to have vandalized St. Anthony School in Washington, D.C., last week, Read more

Bishop Joseph Brennan of Fresno speaks at a rally of the UFW march for a labor union voting rights bill in Calwa, Calif., Aug. 11, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Fresno bishop joins march for farmworkers’ union voting rights bill

Bishop Joseph Brennan of Fresno joined the United Farm Workers last week for a portion of the union’s march through... Read more