Archive for March 18, 2024


By Diego López Marina

Vatican Observatory publishes new method to better understand the Big Bang theory

Two priests from the Vatican Observatory have made further progress in developing a new mathematical method to understand the Big... Read more

Chesterton students celebrate Mass in the school's new chapel.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

‘Miracles’: Rhode Island Catholic school thrives after last-ditch purchase from diocese

Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Hope in Warwick, Rhode Island, recently acquired the property of St. Francis School and... Read more

St. Joseph’s altar at St. Mary’s Assumption Church in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans.?w=200&h=150

By Abel Camasca

Do you know how to make ‘St. Joseph’s bread’? Here’s the recipe

The Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Joseph on March 19. Read more

Bishop Erik Varden, OCSO, a Trappist monk and spiritual writer, has served as bishop of Trondheim in Norway since 2020.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Norwegian bishop celebrates Nordic country’s first Catholic Bible

“The publication of a Bible presented and packaged as ‘The Catholic Canon’ by the Norwegian Bible Society is a major... Read more

Katie Mahoney, Rev. Pat Mahoney, Peggy Nienaber of Faith and Liberty, and Mark Lee Dickson of Right to Life East Texas pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on April 21, 2023, in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

U.S. bishops call for ‘focused effort of prayer’ ahead of Supreme Court abortion pill hearings

The bishops said the FDA “has enabled a nationwide mail-order abortion industry and turned neighborhood pharmacies into chemical abortion providers.” Read more

The Vatican on March 16, 2024, determined that nothing prevents the opening of the cause for canonization of Niña Ruiz-Abad, a 13-year-old girl who died in 1993 in the Philippines and whose grave has become a place of pilgrimage.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Vatican authorizes opening of cause for canonization for 13-year-old Filipina girl

The grave of Niña Ruiz-Abad, a 13-year-old girl who died in 1993 in the Philippines, has become a place of... Read more

Pope Francis on March 18, 2024, accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Ramón Benito Ángeles Fernández of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Dominican Republic auxiliary bishop

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of an auxiliary bishop of Santo Domingo, Ramón Benito Ángeles Fernández, who turned 75... Read more

Stephen Colbert and Pope Francis.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Stephen Colbert co-narrates Pope Francis’ new audiobook memoir

Late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert is a co-narrator of Pope Francis’ new book, titled “Life: My Story Through History,”... Read more

Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, of San Antonio.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

San Antonio archbishop bans retreat center for ‘false teachings’ against Pope Francis

Bishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller’s disciplinary action follows the apostolate’s publication of several messages on its website. Read more