Archive for April 26, 2023

Pope Francis at his general audience in St Peter’s Square on April 26, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Monks and nuns are ‘the beating heart’ of evangelization

The pope pointed to the example of St. Thérèse of Lisieux and other cloistered religious who sustain the life of... Read more


By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican announces laypeople, including women, will vote in Synod on Synodality assembly

The Vatican announced Wednesday that there will be laypeople participating as voting members in the Synod on Synodality’s October assembly. Read more

Pope Francis smiles with two religious sisters during his general audience on Jan. 11, 2023?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: ‘There is no vocation without mission’

In his message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2023, Pope Francis said “God’s call includes a ‘sending.’” Read more

Hungary’s ambassador to the Holy See Eduard Habsburg told EWTN News that Pope Francis will find “a vibrant Christian country” when he visits Hungary April 28–30, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Ambassador Habsburg: Pope Francis will find ‘a vibrant Christian country’ in Hungary

Hungary’s ambassador to the Holy See Eduard Habsburg says that Pope Francis will find “a vibrant Christian country” when he... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Survey of new priests: Most pray rosary, go to eucharistic adoration, parents stayed married

A survey of 450 priests-to-be shows that the overwhelming majority were raised Catholic in intact families and showed habits of... Read more

Kevin McGoldrick is a former priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Archdiocese of Philadelphia and former priest named in lawsuit alleging cover-up of rape

A woman is suing the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for covering up the “mass sexual abuse” of a priest who she... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Canadian parents push back against gay pride flag in Catholic school district; police called

The York Catholic District School Board met Tuesday night to consider whether the board should fly a gay pride flag... Read more