Archive for January 12, 2024

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys by Pierre Le Ber.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

How St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, first female saint of Canada, discovered her vocation

On Jan. 12, we celebrate the feast of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre... Read more

St. Arcadius.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Today the Church honors 3 groups of martyrs as Christians worldwide continue to face persecution

On Jan. 12, we honor the feast days of several martyrs and groups of martyrs at a time when there... Read more

Pope Francis meets with representatives of DIALOP, Transversal Dialogue Project, an association of European leftist politicians and academics that seeks to bridge Catholic social teaching and Marxist theory, on Jan. 10, 2024, at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis calls for greater dialogue and cooperation between Christians, Marxists

Pope Francis this week called for cooperation between Christians and Marxists as a way to achieve greater “dialogue” and help... Read more

Pope Francis embraces Vinicio Riva after the general audience on Nov. 6, 2013.?w=200&h=150

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

Man with disfigured face whose embrace with Pope Francis touched the world dies

The pontiff embraced Vinicio Riva while greeting pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square after a general audience in 2013, the year... Read more

Father Mike Schmitz preaches the homily while celebrating Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City before a Eucharistic procession through the streets Oct. 10, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Father Mike Schmitz’s hit podcasts to begin airing on EWTN Radio Jan. 15

EWTN Radio announced this week that Father Mike Schmitz’s “Bible in a Year” and “Catechism in a Year” podcasts will... Read more

People attend a rally for the release of the hostages kidnapped by Hamas at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near the U.N. headquarters on Jan. 12, 2024, in New York City.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Hostages taken in Hamas terror attack approach 100th day in captivity

Over 100 hostages of the conflict are still estimated to be held in Gaza, with advocates and global groups drawing... Read more

Migrants take part in a caravan toward the border with the United States in Arriaga community, Chiapas State, Mexico, on Jan. 8, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Colín

U.S. and Mexican bishops present proposals to help migrants

The Catholic bishops of the Mexico-Texas border region issued a joint call Jan. 10 to improve the situation of migrants... Read more

José Carlos González-Hurtado, president of EWTN Spain, discusses his book “Nuevas Evidencias Científicas de la Existencia de Dios” (“New Scientific Evidence of the Existence of God”) with Luis Usera on the “Con P de Podcast.”?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Interview with EWTN Spain president about his book on scientific evidence for God goes viral

José Carlos González-Hurtado discussed his book “Nuevas Evidencias Científicas de la Existencia de Dios” (“New Scientific Evidence of the Existence... Read more

Students participate in a protest in support of Palestine and for free speech outside of the Columbia University campus on Nov. 15, 2023, in New York City. The university suspended two student organizations, Students for Justice in Palestine, and Jewish Voices for Peace, for violating university policies.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Antisemitic incidents in U.S. up by more than 350% since start of Israel-Hamas war

The Anti-Defamation League said that since Oct. 7, when Hamas invaded Israel, “there was an average of nearly 34 antisemitic... Read more