Archive for June 3, 2024

Attendees at the 2019 Society of Catholic Scientists convention listen to a talk in South Bend, Indiana.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

On tap at 2024 Society of Catholic Scientists convention: AI, evolution, and the nature of faith

What does the development of artificial intelligence say about the human soul? The 2024 convention of the Society of Catholic... Read more

Pilgrims attend Mass ahead of a Marian procession on May 31, 2024, near the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem to ask Our Lady of Palestine to intercede for peace in war-torn Gaza.?w=200&h=150

By Rafi Ghattas

Jerusalem’s Marian procession: A call for peace in war-torn Gaza

Palestinian Christians carried a statue of Mary through the streets of Jerusalem to ask Our Lady of Palestine to intercede... Read more

An aerial view of Tuvalu, an island nation in Polynesia, South Pacific Ocean, Oceania.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis appoints California priest to remote island post in Polynesia

Father Eliseo Napiere, pastor of St. James the Less Parish in the Diocese of San Bernardino, California, will take up... Read more


By Daniel Payne

In Title IX lawsuit, Texas professors say they won’t accommodate students who get abortions

New U.S. Department of Education regulations prohibit “discriminating” against a woman for choosing to have an abortion. Read more


By Kate Quiñones

Religious women help launch program to combat sexual abuse, ‘create a culture of care’

The e-learning program helps educate religious women on how to protect children and vulnerable adults from sexual abuse situations. Read more

In 2023, over half a million migrants headed toward the United States crossed the Darien Gap, the inhospitable jungle region between Colombia and Panama.?w=200&h=150

By Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ message for migrants and refugees

The Holy See Press Office released today Pope Francis’ message for the 110th World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Read more

The faithful process behind the Blessed Sacrament across a bridge after leaving the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota, June 2. 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Corpus Christi processions sweep the nation amid National Eucharistic Revival

The Corpus Christi processions took place at a time when the Catholic Church in the U.S. is embarking on a... Read more

Father James Martin, SJ, and Pope Francis.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis praises Father James Martin’s book on the resurrection of Lazarus

Pope Francis wrote that Martin’s book serves as a reminder that “Jesus isn’t afraid of our death, or our sin.” Read more

The Catholic University of America President Peter Kilpatrick (next to mascot) with Standard Solar, university, and government leaders on June 3, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Catholic University of America debuts 25-acre solar array, one of the largest in region

The 42 rows of nearly 15,000 solar panels located on the grounds of the university’s West Campus will provide six... Read more

Mexican president-elect Claudia Sheinbaum.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Colín

Mexico elects first woman president: Who is she and what does she believe?

Claudia Sheinbaum will be the first woman to become president of Mexico. Who is she and what is her relationship... Read more