Cardinal Timothy Dolan applauded priests at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for deciding not to celebrate Mass when a crowd acted with “irreverence and disrespect.”
The Feb. 15 funeral service was held for Cecilia Gentili, a high-profile trans activist and sex-worker advocate.
Ryan Realbuto, 23, was shot and killed in an attempted robbery on Jan. 18 while walking home from a Holy Hour and social event in Washington, D.C.
Bishop David O’Connell suffered a heart attack while in Rome where he was preparing to lead a pilgrimage of 20 priests and two lay diocesan staff members.
Bishop Gerald Vincke, 59, who leads the Diocese of Salina, is planning to walk from St. Mary’s Church in Glasco to St. John the Baptist in Beloit.
Bishop David O’Connell, 68, was in Italy to lead a pilgrimage of 20 priests and two members of the diocese’s staff to holy sites in Rome and Assisi.
The worry is that some parishioners will fulfill their Sunday or Christmas Day obligation but not both.
The Mass included a live performance of “Fairy Tale of New York” and other nonreligious songs composed by the late singer-songwriter.
The bishops who lead the dioceses of Columbus and Steubenville in Ohio could present a merger plan to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops next year.
“I have received no such instruction,” Strickland said by text Thursday night, responding to a report that he has been barred from saying Mass in the diocese.
President Ronald Reagan nominated O’Connor to the U.S. Supreme Court in July 1981, fulfilling a campaign promise to name the first woman to the nation’s highest court.
MacGowan was raised a Catholic and often used Catholic imagery in his songs, though he did not practice the faith for most of his adult life.
While Pope Francis ordinarily presents each award personally, this year the Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, plans to do so instead.
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s decision to leave the U.S. Senate may hurt the Democrats’ chances of keeping it in 2024.
Monica Bertagnolli answered questions for about two hours on Capitol Hill on Wednesday before the Senate Health Committee.
Think Big America is “dedicated to safeguarding reproductive rights and standing up against the right-wing extremists who want to take us backwards.”
Muslim parents at a Minnesota public charter school are objecting to books that teach about same-sex attraction and gender identity in elementary grades.
In May the state Legislature enacted a bill largely banning abortions after 12 weeks, with some exceptions. The state’s previous limit was 20 weeks.
The former St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in the Diocese of Roanoke, Virginia, is now the Basilica of St. Andrew.
The current bill being considered by the Legislature would eliminate the time limit and allow lawsuits at any time against a purported perpetrator.