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12 Polish pilgrims bound for Medjugorje killed in bus crash in Croatia

Aug 7, 2022 / 04:40 am

The accident happened at around 5:40 a.m. local time when the bus veered off the A4 road between Jarek Bisaski and Podvorec, northeast of Zagreb.

Spanish bishop: We’re creating ‘monsters’ if youth don’t grow up to be loving and generous

Aug 6, 2022 / 04:00 am

Bishop Juan Carlos Elizalde of Vitoria, Spain, warned that some young people are “at risk” for self-centeredness because of the way they’re being raised and educated.

Archdiocese asks faithful to pray to Curé of Ars for priests in Nicaragua

Aug 4, 2022 / 14:33 pm

On the feast day of St. John Mary Vianney, Aug. 4, the Archdiocese of Managua, Nicaragua, called on the faithful to join in a day of prayer for priests.

Legal abortions fall by 90% in Poland after court eliminates exception for fetal defects

Aug 3, 2022 / 11:11 am

If it had not been for the change in the law about 1,000 children would have lost their lives in their mothers' wombs in Poland, mainly due to suspected Down syndrome, says a Polish pro-life activist.

Ortega regime in Nicaragua violently shuts down Catholic radio stations

Aug 2, 2022 / 15:30 pm

Nicaraguan police broke into Divine Mercy parish the night of Aug. 1 in the town of Sébaco in the Diocese of Matagalpa.

Nuns help women escape human trafficking along Colombia-Venezuela border

Aug 2, 2022 / 05:00 am

The Adorer Handmaids of the Blessed Sacrament and of Charity in Cúcuta, Colombia, have helped some 4,000 women escape human-trafficking networks.

Bishop tells Mexican people not to remain silent amid acts of violence

Aug 1, 2022 / 14:45 pm

During a July 30 Mass in Chilpancingo’s town square, the bishop said that “those of us who can speak, must speak; we cannot remain silent.”

Pope Francis to visit Kazakhstan in September

Aug 1, 2022 / 05:05 am

The pope will attend the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan.

‘Don't we have a place in the Church?’: Read pope’s response to Argentine priest on seminary's closure

Jul 30, 2022 / 16:48 pm

The pope's letter sheds light on the Vatican's controversial closure of one of Argentina's top seminaries.

Bishops express pain over killing of more than 30 police officers this year in Colombia

Jul 30, 2022 / 10:22 am

The officers have been victims of the so-called “pistol plan” of the criminal organization known as the Clan del Golfo.

Health care workers denied religious exemption to COVID-19 vaccine mandate settle lawsuit for $10.3M

Jul 29, 2022 / 16:10 pm

The employees refused the vaccination due to its association with aborted fetal cells.

Pope Francis’ Canada visit: Read live updates here

Jul 29, 2022 / 07:45 am

Pope Francis is visiting Canada in what he has called a “penitential pilgrimage.”

St. James the Apostle honored with procession in Cuban city bearing his name

Jul 29, 2022 / 03:46 am

The celebration also commemorated the 507th anniversary of the founding of Santiago (St. James) de Cuba.

Motorcyclist in Colombia crashes through church door at full speed

Jul 27, 2022 / 14:50 pm

The motorcyclist had no serious injuries and was able to stand up on his own.

Chilean bishops warn new constitution places religious freedom at risk

Jul 26, 2022 / 17:42 pm

The constitution’s text will be approved or rejected Sept. 4 in a plebiscite in which all Chileans will participate.

Wildfires force monks out of Santo Domingo de Silos Monastery in Spain

Jul 25, 2022 / 14:47 pm

The monks, who are known for their Gregorian chant, have been taken in by the nuns at a nearby Benedictine monastery.

PHOTOS: Pope Francis arrives in Canada

Jul 24, 2022 / 16:04 pm

Upon his arrival in Edmonton, the pope was greeted by representatives of Canada's indigenous peoples.

Casualties reported after attack on church inauguration in Syria

Jul 24, 2022 / 09:48 am

At least one person was killed and several were injured Sunday in an attack on the inauguration of a Greek Orthodox church in Syria’s Hama Governorate.

Here’s what Pope Francis said on the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Jul 24, 2022 / 07:55 am

The special observance is held on the fourth Sunday in July to roughly coincide with the feast day of Sts. Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus.

Pope Francis begins ‘penitential pilgrimage’ to Canada

Jul 24, 2022 / 07:33 am

During his six-day trip, he’s expected to meet with and apologize to indigenous Canadians for abuses committed at Church-run residential schools.