Poll: What was your favorite part of the Pope’s trip to Colombia?

Pope Francis visited Colombia September 6-11, largely to encourage the country’s process of peace. What was your favorite part of the Pope’s trip to Colombia? Pope Francis visited Colombia September 6-11, largely to encourage the country’s process of peace. What was your… in Catholic News Agency’s Hangs on LockerDome

Poll: Which of these bizarre relics would you most like to visit?

From its beginning, the Catholic Church has venerated relics of the saints, with many healings and miracles attached to the bodies of these holy men and women. However, some of the relics may appear to be strange. We want to know what strange relic you would most like to visit. From its beginning, the Catholic […]

Things Mother Teresa Didn’t Say: There’s a website for that

As far as vastly-misquoted leading historical figures go, Mother Teresa ranks right up there with the likes of Albert Einstein and Abraham Lincoln. The internet is ripe with sickly-sweet memes and quotes supposedly from the beloved saint. As it turns out, many of them are actually the words of other people, while others are an attempt […]

Catholic Church incurs (minor) fine for liquor violation in very Mormon Utah

Catholics are, um, not always known for their temperance. According to stereotypes (based in truth), we tend to lean a bit on the lush side of life. Mormons, on the other hand, are known for their temperance – practicing members of the religion do not imbibe alcohol per precepts of Mormon scripture. These beliefs are reflected in […]

Hurricane Harvey: Three ways you can help

In the last five days, Hurricane Harvey has set records for rainfall and left at least 30 people dead, with thousands more stranded or homeless. In the face of such immense devastation, it can be tempting to despair. But as Catholics, we can be a beacon of hope to our suffering brothers and sisters. Here […]

Poll: How are you supporting the victims of Hurricane Harvey?

Thousands of Texas families have had their homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. Many U.S. bishops have urged the faithful to fund aid programs in order to support Harvey’s victims and the heavily damaged areas. How are you supporting the victims of Hurricane Harvey? Thousands of Texas families have had their homes damaged or […]

The statues of Mary that survived Hurricane Harvey

Besides widespread damage from flooding and winds, Hurricane Harvey, which swept through Houston this weekend, also caused several fires in its wake. The Roja family had to evacuate their home on their land west of Corpus Christi as Harvey approached, and were devastated to learn that it had been destroyed by fire, CNN reported. But there were two […]

Poll: Which of these blesseds would you like to see canonized first?

Out of these famous blesseds, which holy man or woman would you like to see canonized first? Out of these famous blesseds, which holy man or woman would you like to see canonized first? in Catholic News Agency Polls on LockerDome

The nun who fought racism – and the KKK!

The Catholic Church has a long history of opposing racism. But that opposition is not just institutional – it’s found in the courageous lives of men and women who have risked everything to serve the oppressed and alienated. One such person was St. Katharine Drexel, one of the first U.S.-born saints. Born in Philadelphia in […]

Poll: Do you think prenatal tests for Down Syndrome are a good idea?

After a report indicated that nearly 100 percent of fetuses tested for Down Syndrome in Iceland have been aborted, pro-life advocates have voiced concerns about prenatal tests. We want to know how you feel about these tests used in preparation for the birth of a child with Down Syndrome. Do you think prenatal tests for […]