Ascension's hugely successful Bible in a Year podcast started 2022 ranked No. 1 among podcasts in all categories. In a recent interview with EWTN, the podcast's host, Father Michael Schmitz, revealed what he plans to do for an encore.
Aaron Oliver thinks it's possible to be pro-life and a loyal Democrat. The leaders of his party think otherwise, and want him gone.
Some Catholics believe the live streamed Christmas Eve liturgy at St. Sabina Church in Chicago, which featured a jazz band, dancing around the altar, and Broadway-like lighting effects, crossed the line from worship to entertainment.
The Aid to the Church in Need UK says it's been de-platformed from Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram without being given a specific explanation.
On Sunday night, Dec. 12, Delilah the Camel was the B.M.O.C. (Biggest Mammal on Campus) at The Catholic University of America — and the scene-stealing star of this year’s “Greccio,” a popular Advent event that pays homage to St. Francis of Assisi’s first-ever re-enactment of Christ’s birth, in Greccio, Italy, in 1223.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the constitutionality of Mississippi’s 15-week state abortion ban Wednesday, a high-stakes test of the settledness of legalized abortion in a deeply unsettled nation still sharply divided over the right to life.
The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the Build Back Better Act Nov. 19, voting 220-213 to approve nearly $2 trillion in spending for a host of ambitious new domestic programs, including universal pre-kindergarten, increased child care subsidies, and initiatives aimed at shifting the country away from fossil fuels.
Half of America lives within a day’s drive of Indianapolis. The U.S. bishops hope up to 100,000 of those people show up in the Circle City three years from now for the first national Eucharistic congress since 1976.
Seeking to rekindle devotion to the Eucharist, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops voted Nov. 17 to launch an ambitious, three-year revival initiative, culminating with a National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis in 2024.
The U.S. bishops voted to honor Mother Teresa each year in the Liturgical Calendar of the United States.
The U.S. Catholics bishops overwhelmingly voted to approve a new document on the Eucharist Wednesday that highlights the sacrament’s indispensable role in the life of the Church.
While the Catholic Church’s position in the world has altered, its evangelistic mission “does not change with the culture, or politics, or the spirit of the age,” Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles reminded his fellow bishops Nov. 16 at their fall assembly.
Approximately 200 men and boys from across the country took part in the pro-life Men’s March in Baltimore on Nov. 15, the first day of the U.S. bishops' fall assembly.
The U.S. Supreme Court spent nearly three hours Monday hearing arguments in a pair of cases challenging Texas’ new abortion ban. Now the justices must decide what action, if any, to take in response to a state law crafted expressly to ward off the court’s intervention.
The Diocese of San Bernardino says its opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality Oct. 17 sought to celebrate the California diocese’s rich cultural diversity and welcome those on the “periphery” of the Church.
Father John A. Perricone recalled how his noon Mass at St. Agnes in Manhattan on 9/11 was packed with people, many of them caked in ash from the towers’ collapse. But that initial outpouring of faith soon gave way to America's deepening secularization.
Priests of the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 may not minister to the sick and elderly who are homebound, Bishop John Stowe has directed.
An Afghan Christian's desperate email to CNA triggered a painstaking effort to try to help him escape the Taliban's wrath. But as many aid groups and others have experienced, there have been bureaucratic obstacles at every turn.
In a tweet posted Aug. 28, the 73-year-old Cardinal Burke thanked the health care professionals who have cared for him during his hospitalization and the countless people who have offered prayers on his behalf as he recovers from the effects of COVID-19.
Looming over the deepening humanitarian crisis is a deadline of Friday for civilian evacuation operations at the Kabul airport to give way to the transport of the remaining 5,400 U.S. military personnel in the country in order to meet a target date of Aug. 31, set months ago by the Biden administration, for a complete U.S. withdraw from Afghanistan.