Archive for August 11, 2023

Israeli President Isaac Herzog visits the Stella Maris Monastery in Haifa on Aug. 9, 2023, following attacks by Jewish extremists against the site and other Christian places of worship in Israel.?w=200&h=150

By Martin Barillas

Israeli president condemns violence against Christians

Israeli President Isaac Herzog visited the Stella Maris Monastery in Haifa following attacks by Jewish extremists against the site. Read more

The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration from the Our Lady of Solitude Monastery in Tonopah, Arizona, accompanied by their local priest.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Trust in divine providence: Poor Clare nun follows St. Clare of Assisi’s example

Mother Marie André Campbell, a Poor Clare of Perpetual Adoration at the Our Lady of Solitude Monastery in Tonopah, Arizona,... Read more

An aerial image taken on Aug. 10, 2023, shows destroyed homes and buildings burned to the ground in Lahaina along the Pacific Ocean in the aftermath of wildfires in western Maui, Hawaii.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones,Courtney Mares

Pope Francis offers condolences after 55 die in Hawaii wildfires

The pope sent a condolence telegram on Friday expressing his sadness and solidarity with all who are suffering due to... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of the Diocese of Matagalpa, Nicaragua.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Is Nicaragua’s Bishop Álvarez still alive? A U.S. congressman demands proof

“I call on President Ortega to provide proof to the international community that Bishop Álvarez is still alive,” said Rep.... Read more

Bishop-elect Brian Nunes will serve the San Gabriel pastoral region in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles following his episcopal ordination in September 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Slain Bishop David O’Connell’s replacement named to serve Los Angeles Archdiocese

Bishop-elect Brian Nunes said he could never “replace” O’Connell but wants to do everything possible to bring Christ to the... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Priest pleads guilty to federal child sex exploitation charges

Jamie Adolfo Gonzalez-Farias entered a guilty plea on charges of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal... Read more

Supporters of Päivi Räsänen Juhana Pohjola outside Helsinki District Court, Finland, on Jan. 24, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

U.S. lawmakers send letter in support of Finns on trial for citing Bible

Member of Finnish Parliament Päivi Räsänen and Lutheran Bishop Juhana Pohjola are facing a retrial for allegations of “hate speech.” Read more