The pope was speaking to members of the Jewish service organization B’nai B’rith International.
A tabernacle has been stolen from St. Augustine Catholic Church in the Park Slope neighborhood of New York City’s Brooklyn borough.
Archbishops José Gomez of Los Angeles and Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco both welcomed the announcement Sunday that Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego is to become a cardinal.
The pope made the announcement after the Regina Coeli.
A council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) on Friday resolved on its “full self-sufficiency and independence,” distancing the Church from Russian Orthodoxy.
So far only a small minority of U.S. bishops have come out publicly in support of Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone’s May 20 announcement that he is barring Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from receiving Holy Communion.
The chairman of the German bishops’ conference said he would handle the case differently today.
Patriarch Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian has led the Armenian Catholic Church since September 2021.
At the end of a trip to the Holy Land, a group of European bishops lamented the threats to Jerusalem’s Christians, noting in particular the attack on mourners at the funeral of Shireen Abu Akleh.
In a video message on Thursday, Pope Francis encouraged the Pontifical Commission for Latin America to continue its mission at the service of the Church in Latin American Church and of Hispanic ministry in the United States and Canada.
The Vatican said: ‘All the faithful in every part of the world are invited to support Pope Francis in his prayer to the Queen of Peace.’
Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone's direction "is not limited to just a geographical area,” Bishop Michael J. Burbidge of Arlington said.
Addressing the graduates of Christendom College this month, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship, focused on the virtue of practical wisdom, or prudence, "the crown of the virtues."
A telegram sent to the Archbishop of San Antonio on Wednesday conveyed Pope Francis' deep sadness over the deaths of 21 people at a school shooting in Texas the previous day.
The pope dedicated his general audience address to the Book of Ecclesiastes.
The pope was speaking at his Wednesday general audience.
The USCCB urged citizens to ‘implore our elected officials to help us take action.’
A gunman killed 19 students and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, about 90 miles west of San Antonio, on Tuesday.
Pope Francis expressed his closeness on Tuesday to the victims of a tornado that struck Gaylord last week, killing two people.
The House Speaker made her first public comments since being banned from receiving Communion in her home diocese because of her advocacy of legalized abortion.