Archive for May 17, 2024

The National Eucharistic Revival recleased a detailed map of the upcoming pilgrimage routes ahead of the National Eucharistic Congress.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage: When is it passing through your town?

The stops include shrines, cathedrals, parishes, cultural sites, and parks. Read more

Catholic pilgrims on the Katy Trail Pilgrimage begin the route from Augusta on Oct. 9, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic pilgrimages in the United States: a new renaissance?

This weekend, the longest Catholic pilgrimages ever organized in the United States — possibly the world — will commence on... Read more


By Walter Sánchez Silva

Peru’s government considers transexualism a mental health problem: what you need to know

The government of Peru has published a supreme decree in which “transsexualism” and “gender identity disorder” are considered “mental health... Read more

A Marian apparition.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

New norms give Vatican greater say on alleged apparitions

The Vatican’s doctrinal office is centralizing its authority over the investigation of alleged Marian apparitions and other religious phenomena under... Read more

Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, presides over a press conference on Friday, May 17, 2024, on the Vatican’s new document on Marian apparitions.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Fernández: Vatican’s new apparitions guidelines stress ‘caution’ in discernment process

“The Church has stated that the faithful are never forced to believe in this phenomenon. They are never obliged. There’s... Read more

Philosophical-Theological University of Bressanone in Italy.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Vatican overturns own decision on seminary dean

The Vatican now approved the appointment of Father Martin M. Lintner, OSM, as a new dean at a seminary in... Read more

Representatives from the pro-life movement and their supporters gather to demonstrate in Parliament Square on May 15, 2024, in London.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Pro-lifers rally in London amid consideration of abortion amendments

Pro-life people rallied May 15 outside the Houses of Parliament in London to protest a set of amendments that would... Read more

School children read about the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis at the celebration of his new shrine at St. Dominic Parish in Brick, New Jersey. Oct, 1, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Movie on Blessed Carlo Acutis and his love for the Eucharist opens this weekend

“Eucharistic Miracles: The Heartbeat of Heaven” about Blessed Carlo Acutis and the Eucharistic miracles he studied is showing in theaters... Read more

California Gov. Gavin Newsom attends an event with fellow governors in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 23, 2024, in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

California governor: Pope Francis told me he was ‘proud’ of state’s death penalty moratorium

No one has been executed in California since 2006, due in part to a moratorium beginning in 2019 that Newsom... Read more

Larry Hogan, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland, greets supporters before casting his ballot in the state primary election at Davidsonville Elementary School on May 14, 2024, in Davidsonville, Maryland.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Maryland Republican Senate candidate Larry Hogan backs codifying Roe

Hogan endorsed the plan to codify Roe in an interview with the New York Times, which was published on Thursday,... Read more

Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln credits the support of friends, family, medical professionals, and his golden retriever, Stella, with his recovery from mental illness.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Nebraska bishop shares mental illness story, offers message of hope 

Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln shared in a May 16 letter about his experience with mental illness... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I at the Vatican, Oct. 4, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Orthodox patriarch anticipates Pope Francis visit to Turkey for Council of Nicaea anniversary

Pope Francis might be traveling to Turkey next year for the 1,700th anniversary of the First Council of Nicaea, according... Read more