Archive for February 4, 2024

Panelists speak at an Oct. 23, 2023, Catholic-organized anti-death penalty event at Xavier University’s Bellarmine Chapel in Cincinnati.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Catholic anti-death penalty group seeks to ‘transform the criminal system’ in defense of life

Catholic Mobilizing Network seeks to “value life over death, to end the use of the death penalty,” and “to transform... Read more

Netflix highlights the fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in France in 2019 in which the crown of thorns that the Roman soldiers placed on the Lord’s head was almost lost in a new series called “Mysteries of the Faith.”?w=200&h=150

By Andrés Henríquez

Did you know that Netflix has a series on Catholic relics called ‘Mysteries of the Faith’?

“Mysteries of Faith” is a Netflix series that explores the history and meaning of the relics of the saints and... Read more

Young people use mobile devices in isolation from each other at Willowbrook Mall in Langley, British Columbia. In their pastoral letter on social media, the Canadian bishops suggest fasting from screens once a week and taking a “Technology Sabbath.”?w=200&h=150

By Nicholas Elbers / The B.C. Catholic

Canadian bishops praise those who witness on social media but warn ‘don’t be naive’

In a Jan. 24 pastoral letter, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops focused on social media and offered “commitments” to... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his Sunday Angelus address at St. Peter's on Feb. 4, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis: ‘God is always close to us’ 

The pope observed today that Jesus, “after teaching in the synagogue, comes out so that the word he preached can... Read more