Archive for February 27, 2024

Lisieux House ladies holding up a picture of St. Therese of Lisieux from a feast day celebration they had in her honor.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Lisieux House: Convent turned young adult community celebrates 10 years 

A small community of young adult women in Seattle has brought life back into an old convent for nearly a... Read more

Students from St. Anthony Catholic School in Oakland, California, visit the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Marina

Two San Francisco Bay Catholic schools to close over security and other concerns

In addition to security issues, the Diocese of Oakland said the reasons for the closings include the presence of human... Read more

Workers at the baldacchino in St. Peter’s Basilica.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

PHOTOS: Restoration of Bernini’s baldacchino begins in St. Peter’s Basilica

Workers will scale the scaffolding surrounding the 92-feet-high canopy each day to meticulously clean the dust and grime that has... Read more

"A Fundamental Difference?" was the title of a conversation about generative artificial intelligence at the 2024 New York Encounter. From left to right are Indiana University’s Davide Bolchini, Jon Stokes of Symbolic AI, and journalist Jennifer Strong.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

The AI dilemma: job loss, hallucinations, and virtual girlfriends

At the New York Encounter, recently held in Manhattan, panelists spoke about the challenges — and benefits — of artificial... Read more

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke during the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Cardinal Burke promotes 9-month novena to pray for the Church amid ‘forces of sin’

The American cardinal, who founded the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Wisconsin, announced the prayer initiative in a... Read more

Father Felice Palamara.?w=200&h=150

By Marco Mancini

Mafia in Italy suspected of poisoning priest’s chalice

During evening Mass on Feb. 24, Father Felice Palamara noticed a strange smell coming from the chalice. Read more

The president of the Pontifical Academy of Theology, Bishop Antonio Staglianò, affirms that Freemasonry is incompatible with Catholicism.?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Bishop who participated in Freemasonry event affirms its incompatibility with Catholicism

Bishop Antonio Staglianò told Vatican News that “Freemasonry is a heresy that is fundamentally aligned with the Arian heresy.” Read more


By Daniel Payne

Prosecutor vows to try ‘on a gurney’ 92-year-old Louisiana priest accused of rape

Lawrence Hecker was indicted on charges of aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping, an aggravated crime against nature, and theft in September... Read more