Archive for March 14, 2024

Celebration of Mass at Holy Family Parish in Gaza.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Marina

Christians in Gaza face ‘worst period’ since start of war, report says

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need reported that the Christian community in Gaza “is going through the... Read more

Pope Francis presides greets pilgrims at a penitential service at St. Pius V Parish in Rome on March 8, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Blinken, Putin congratulate Pope Francis on 11th anniversary of election

Pope Francis — born Jorge Mario Bergoglio — was elected as the 265th successor to St. Peter on March 13,... Read more

Built in 1930, the Courier-Express Building is home to the Catholic Center of Buffalo.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Diocese of Buffalo announces sale of headquarters to pay sex abuse victims

The Diocese of Buffalo in New York has announced the sale of its headquarters in downtown Buffalo nearly four years... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Priest sues Indiana diocese after ‘no evidence’ found in sex abuse investigation

A priest in Indiana is suing his diocese for fraud and defamation after he was suspended over what the clergyman... Read more

Students at the University of California, Berkeley, with the Campanile tower in the background.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Paulist Fathers to end ministry at UC Berkeley after 117 years

The Paulist Fathers announced Wednesday that they will leave the University of California-Berkeley after 117 years. Read more

View of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin located inside the Wisconsin State Capitol building in Madison.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Wisconsin Supreme Court says Catholic charity group cannot claim religious tax exemption

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a major Catholic charity group’s activities were not “primarily” religious under state... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at his general audience on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Jonathan Liedl

Pope Francis takes on critics in forthcoming memoir, says he won’t be resigning

Pope Francis has no plans to resign from office according to excerpts from his forthcoming memoir — though he says... Read more

Dominican Sister Lucía Caram on the television program “Cuentos Chinos” (“Tall Tales”) in Spain.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Controversial Sister Lucía Caram and Religión Digital team meet with Pope Francis

Pope Francis received in an audience the controversial nun Sister Lucía Caram and members of the Spanish-language news portal Religión... Read more

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during her visit to a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Paul, Minnesota, on March 14, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Kamala Harris becomes first vice president to visit abortion clinic

Kamala Harris became the first sitting vice president to visit an abortion clinic when she toured a Planned Parenthood facility... Read more

Cardinal Mario Grech and Pope Francis at the conclusion of the Synod on Synodality on Oct. 28, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis: Study groups to examine 10 Synod on Synodality themes through June 2025

Church experts will meet in study groups to examine the question of women deacons and other key topics through June... Read more