Poll: Do you plan to attend the March for Life?

The theme of the 2018 March for Life, Love Saves Lives, was announced this week. Do you plan to attend the March for Life? The theme of the 2018 March for Life, Love Saves Lives, was announced this week. Do you plan to attend the March f… in Catholic News Agency’s Hangs on LockerDome

Updated: Watch the new documentary on Blessed Stanley Rother, the first U.S. martyr

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has released the new documentary on the life of Blessed Stanley Rother, the first U.S.-born martyr, who was beatified this weekend. From the unassuming town of Okarche, Oklahoma, Blessed Stanley became a missionary priest in Guatemala during a violent period of civil war. His name on a death list, Bl. Stanley came back to […]

Poll: Who is Father Stanley Rother?

This week, the beatification mass will be held for Father Stanley Rother, and we want to see how much our readers know about this holy man. Who is Father Stanley Rother? This week, the beatification mass will be held for Father Stanley Rother, and we want to see how much our readers … in Catholic […]

That time Archbishop Sheen guest-starred on a TV game show

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen is probably one of the only almost-saints that can add “television star” to his resume. One of the first televangelists, he is perhaps best known for his show Life is Worth Living, which ran from 1951-1957, followed up by The Fulton Sheen Program (1961–1968), shows with millions of viewers that made him a household name at […]

Carmelite nun mows down Irma wreckage with chainsaw

A video of a Carmelite sister brandishing a chainsaw and mowing down hurricane-fallen trees has gone viral since it was posted to the Miami-Dade police department’s Facebook page yesterday. Here’s the video, in case you haven’t seen it yet: “Thank you Sister and all of our neighbors that are working together to get through this!” […]

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 […]