Archive for February 17, 2024

A view of the separation wall between Israel and the Palestinian Territories from behind a window in the Comboni Sisters' house in East Jerusalem.?w=200&h=150

By Marinella Bandini

These religious sisters are a ‘bridge’ between Israel and the Palestinian territories

“By placing ourselves in the middle, we listen to the injustice faced by the Palestinians and also to the fears... Read more

Luke and Sarah Hellwig in the new series “The Catholic Parent” on FORMED.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

New series hopes to inspire Catholic parents to ‘fully embrace their vocation’

A new series called “The Catholic Parent” helps parents embrace their role as the primary educators of the faith for... Read more

St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral in Chilpancingo, Mexico.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Colín,David Ramos

Seeking peace in Mexico, four bishops meet with organized crime 

Four bishops from the Mexican state of Guerrero recently met with members of organized crime in an effort to seek... Read more

Sister Cecilia María of the Holy Face.?w=200&h=150

By Julieta Villar

Argentine nun remembered for her smile considered for sainthood

The edict has been signed that begins the process prior to the opening of the cause of canonization of Sister... Read more

Pope Francis at the Synod on Synodality’s closing Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Oct. 29, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis launches study groups to analyze Synod on Synodality’s key issues

The Vatican announced Saturday that Pope Francis has launched synodal study groups to analyze key issues ahead of October’s Synod... Read more

St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

St. Patrick’s Cathedral offers reparation Mass after ‘scandalous’ funeral for trans activist

On Saturday, Father Enrique Salvo, the pastor of St. Patrick’s, responded to the “outrage over the scandalous behavior” after the... Read more

Bishop Peter Muhich of the Diocese of Rapid City, South Dakota.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Diocese of Rapid City announces death of Bishop Peter Muhich

The bishop had entered hospice earlier in the week. Read more

The cross of the German “Synodal Way”?w=200&h=150

By Jonathan Liedl

German bishops halt move toward establishing a Synodal Council at Vatican’s request

The bishops were poised to vote on the matter at their upcoming plenary assembly Feb. 19–22. Read more