Archive for March 19, 2024

Mother Chiara Thérèse and Sister Lucia Rose of Servants of the Children of the Light after the ceremony with Bishop David Kagan of the Diocese of Bismarck, North Dakota.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Montessori religious community develops in North Dakota ‘to serve Christ in the child’

Dr. Maria Montessori always wanted an order of religious sisters who were dedicated to the education method that became her... Read more

John Paul the Great Catholic University is a Catholic liberal arts college located in the northern suburbs of San Diego. The school features hands-on creative programs in film, animation, design, music, and acting, as well as business entrepreneurship, combined with an education in theology, philosophy, and the humanities.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

John Paul the Great Catholic University to double its academic space

The school, also known as “JPCatholic,” announced its plans to double its academic space by adding a new creative arts... Read more

The St. Joseph Oratory of Mount Royal in Montreal, Quebec.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

5 shrines dedicated to St. Joseph in North America

In honor of the patron of the Universal Church, here are five shrines dedicated to St. Joseph in North America... Read more

The library of the Pontifical Gregorian University.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Pontifical Gregorian University announces merger with biblical, Eastern institutes

The historic Pontifical Gregorian University this week announced its official merger with the Pontifical Biblical Institute and the Pontifical Oriental... Read more

Interior of the Scottish Parliament building.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Scotland’s controversial new hate crime law set to come into effect April 1

The new law creates a new crime of stirring up hatred against any of the protected groups covered by the... Read more

The flag of Vatican City.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Pope Francis laicizes Toledo priest after life sentence for sexual abuse of minors

Pope Francis has laicized an Ohio priest, Michael Zacharias, who was convicted on five counts of sex trafficking by a... Read more

Pope Francis on March 19, 2024, appointed Bishop Gerard Battersby to lead the Diocese of La Crosse in western Wisconsin.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Pope Francis appoints new bishop to lead Wisconsin diocese

Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Gerard Battersby to lead the Diocese of La Crosse in western Wisconsin. Read more

Pope Francis addresses the faithful at his Wednesday general audience on Feb. 28, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis’ message for World Day of Prayer for Vocations stresses fraternity, hope

The theme for the this year’s World Day of Prayer for Vocations is “Called to Sow Seeds ofHope and to... Read more

Father Jerome "Jerry" Kaywell, a Grammy award-winning musician, had been placed on leave amid claims of sexual misconduct before his accuser apologized and said the accusations were based on a "false memory."?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Grammy-winning Florida priest cleared of sexual misconduct charges

Bishop Frank Dewane said that Father Jerome Kaywell’s accuser apologized and said the accusation of sexual misconduct was based on... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Supreme Court declines to hear Catholic couple’s lawsuit over transgender child custody

The Supreme Court rejected without comment an Indiana Catholic husband and wife’s petition over a dispute involving custody of their... Read more

People use a car to light themselves on a dark street during a blackout in Bauta municipality, Artemisa province, Cuba, on March 18, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Marina

Power outages, food shortages trigger social unrest in Cuba

Layman Osvaldo Gallardo and Catholic priest Father Alberto Reyes shared with ACI Prensa the causes of this latest crisis in... Read more