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The Titulus Crucis, the title panel of the True Cross on which Jesus was crucified. Written in Latin and Greek, it says "Jesus the Nazarene King of the Jews."

Over 100 relics of Christ, Holy Family, saints to be displayed at New Jersey parish

Feb 21, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

An exhibit that includes more than 100 relics of Jesus Christ, the Holy Family, and numerous saints will be exhibited... Read more

Irasema Ángel, 43, describes her past life as "a glass box full of lies," where there was no freedom or full happiness.

She left a wild lifestyle but thanks to the Virgin Mary found true happiness in God

Feb 23, 2024

By Andrés Henríquez

After many years of superficiality and sin, Irasema Ángel experienced a conversion and turned her life over to God, crediting... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York.

Cardinal Dolan on St. Patrick’s funeral: ‘We don’t do FBI checks on people who want to be buried’

Feb 21, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Cardinal Timothy Dolan applauded priests at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for deciding not to celebrate Mass when a crowd acted with... Read more

Symbols of several of the world's leading religions.

Are all religions equal? A Catholic priest responds

Feb 19, 2024

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Father Eduardo Hayen Cuarón, director of the newspaper Presencia in Mexico, responded to the question of whether all religions are... Read more

Cardinal Protase Rugambwa at Santa Maria in Montesanto, Feb. 18

PHOTOS: Cardinal Rugambwa takes possession of Rome’s ‘Church of the Artists’

Feb 19, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

The cardinal was joined by priests from the Diocese of Rome as well as by senior prelates. Read more

The National Eucharistic Revival recleased a detailed map of the upcoming pilgrimage routes ahead of the National Eucharistic Congress.

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage: When is it passing through your town?

Feb 23, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The stops, which were announced by organizers on Thursday, include shrines, cathedrals, parishes, cultural sites, and parks.   Read more

An illustration of the topic of Thomas Aquinas and AI created by DALL-E, a text-to-image model native to ChatGPT.

What would Thomas Aquinas make of AI?

Feb 20, 2024

By AC Wimmer

According to one German theologian, the Catholic saint and doctor of the Church can contribute to contemporary discussions about AI’s... Read more

A digital commission from 2023 by Mattie Karr. The digital painting is based on Zechariah 2:5, "For I will be unto her a wall of fire round about and will be the glory in the midst of her." The image symbolizes that anyone who is baptized is anointed priest, prophet, and king, with a robe symbolizing priest, sandals for prophet, and a ring and crown for king. The pose recalls someone taking a "blind step of faith."

Art as a leap of faith: Kansas artist quits job to paint murals to revitalize parish

Feb 22, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Mattie Karr took a leap of faith into full-time sacred art beginning with two 15-foot-tall triptychs of the descent of... Read more

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‘Guadalupe: Mother of Humanity’ opens Feb. 22 in U.S. theaters

Feb 19, 2024

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The film, shot in four countries, opens with fictionalized recreations of the five apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Guadalupe... Read more

Father Fernando Gonzalez,

Texas priest arrested over allegation of sexual misconduct with minor

Feb 19, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Brownsville Bishop Daniel Flores said in a statement last week that diocesan officials had received an allegation against Father Fernando... Read more

Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral in Broome, Australia.

Australian bishop Christopher Saunders arrested, charged with rape 

Feb 22, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

The charges came after the Vatican turned over to civil authorities its findings on allegations that Christopher Saunders abused vulnerable... Read more

Lawyer Laura Sgro, left, sits with Gloria Branciani, center, and Marjiam Kovač, during a press conference in Rome on Feb. 21, 2024. Branciani and Kovač allege that they were subjected to spiritual, psychological and sexual abuse by famous mosaic artist Father Marko Rupnik.

Two of Father Rupnik’s alleged victims speak publicly for the first time

Feb 21, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

The two former religious sisters detailed the tactics the former Jesuit allegedly used to manipulate them. Read more

A drawing of the Crucifixion by imprisoned Catholic and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai is unveiled by Lai's godfather, William McGurn, and his wife and daughter at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., Feb. 22, 2024.

Catholic University installs Crucifixion artwork by imprisoned Catholic activist Jimmy Lai

Feb 23, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The picture is now on permanent display by the St. Michael the Archangel Chapel in Catholic University’s Busch School of... Read more

The central plaza in Taxco, a city in the state of Guerrero, Mexico.

Why did four Mexican bishops meet with organized crime bosses?

Feb 23, 2024

By Diego López Colín

Father Mario Ángel Flores Ramos of the Mexican Bishops’ Conference discussed with ACI Prensa the bishops’ recent meeting with organized... Read more

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks at a news conference in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2021.

Texas attorney general targets Catholic nonprofit, alleges it facilitates illegal immigration

Feb 21, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is trying to shut down a Catholic nonprofit organization in El Paso. Read more

Monsignor Moïse Tinguiano was appointed bishop of the newly erected Diocese of Boké in Guinea on Feb. 22, 2024.

Pope Francis erects new diocese, names bishop in West African country of Guinea

Feb 23, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis on Thursday erected the new Diocese of Boké in the West African country of Guinea. Read more

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Alabama Supreme Court rules that frozen embryos are children under state law

Feb 20, 2024

By Daniel Payne

State's wrongful death act applies to all children "regardless of their location." Read more

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron imposes ashes during Ash Wednesday Mass on Feb. 14, 2024, at St. Aloysius Parish in downtown Detroit. Archbishop Vigneron encouraged Catholics to think of this Lenten season as a military campaign proclaiming the kingdom of Christ.

Archbishop Vigneron rallies Catholics to engage in a spiritual ‘campaign’ this Lent

Feb 19, 2024

By Daniel Meloy

The chief shepherd of the Archdiocese of Detroit kicked off a season of penitence and fasting during Ash Wednesday Mass... Read more

A father and son observe pro-natalist billboard campaign in Madrid, Spain.

Large families association launches ‘Save the planet, have more children’ campaign

Feb 23, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The Large Families Association of Madrid has launched an advertising campaign featuring the message “Save the planet, have more children.”  Read more

Bishop Pierre André Dumas is vice president of the Haitian Bishops' Conference.

Haitian bishop in ‘stable’ condition after explosion in Port-au-Prince

Feb 20, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

Bishop Pierre-André Dumas was injured in an explosion in Haiti’s capital on Feb. 18. Read more