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Luis de la Fuente, Spanish national soccer coach.

Euro 2024: Bishops highlight the faith of the coach of Spain’s victorious soccer team

Jul 15, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Several Spanish bishops have congratulated the country’s national soccer team and highlighted the Catholic faith of their coach, Luis de... Read more

Sen. J.D. Vance, R-Ohio, a Catholic, walks out of the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill on April 23, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

Donald Trump names Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance as running mate

Jul 15, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The former president made the announcement days after surviving an assassination attempt at a Pennsylvania rally. Read more

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New Jersey man locates $40,000 in ‘unclaimed funds’ for diocese, parishes

Jul 15, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Philip Britton, who lives in the western part of the state in the township of Pennsville, was searching the website... Read more

Statue of St. Peter in front of St. Peter's Basilica.

First women hired for St. Peter’s Basilica’s ‘Sanpietrini’ maintenance crew

Jul 15, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

While women have worked for the Fabbrica di San Pietro before, it is the first time women are officially part... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Council of Cardinals on Feb. 5, 2024, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis authors preface to book on ‘Women and Ministries in the Synodal Church’

Jul 15, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Pope Francis has written the preface to the book “Women and Ministries in the Synodal Church,” authored by three theologians... Read more

Jesus in the Eucharist is processed through downtown Columbia, South Carolina, on April 6, 2024. Over 1,700 traveled to the state’s capital for this procession as part of the Diocesan Eucharistic Congress

National Eucharistic Congress to draw more than 50,000 to Indianapolis

Jul 15, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The five-day congress will be the first National Eucharistic Congress held in the United States since World War II.  Read more

Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio blesses matachine dancers during a celebration on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. He believes that Hispanics — immigrants especially — will help bring new life into the Church.

Is Catholicism dying out among U.S. Hispanics? Latino Catholics weigh in

Jul 15, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The future of the Hispanic Catholic Church in the United States is being called into question as reports indicate Latinos,... Read more

Capella di Santa Rosa, St. Rosalia's Chapel inside of the Palermo Cathedral, Basilica Cattedrale Metropolitana Primaziale della Santa Vergine Maria Assunta in Sicily, Itay. May 5, 2022.

Sicilian city celebrates 400th year of feast of St. Rosalia

Jul 15, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The July 15 feast marks when tradition holds the hermit girl’s remains were rediscovered in a cave close to Palermo... Read more

Trump supporters are seen covered with blood in the stands in aftermath of assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump in Butler, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2024.

Devout Christian dad killed in Trump assassination attempt was ‘the very best of us’

Jul 14, 2024

By Joe Bukuras, Matt McDonald

Corey Comparatore died shielding his family during the assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump. Read more

Pope Francis waves to crowds before his noon Angelus address during a hot day in Rome on July 14, 2024.

‘Excess enslaves you,’ Pope Francis warns Christians

Jul 14, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis addressed the problems of materialism in his Angelus reflection in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday. Read more

Facade of St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican condemns violence after attack on Trump

Jul 14, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

A statement said the Holy See expressed “concern about last night’s episode of violence, which wounds people and democracy, causing... Read more

Law enforcement agents stand near the stage of a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pennsylvania, after an assassination attempt on the former president.

World leaders unite in support of democracy after attack on Trump; shooter identified

Jul 14, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The FBI has identified the Trump rally shooter as 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Read more

Bishops gathered at the19th Plenary Assembly of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar in Accra, Ghana, July 2022.

U.S. bishops’ Solidarity Fund reminds Catholic to ‘stand with Africa’

Jul 14, 2024

By Gigi Duncan

Though plagued with various difficulties, Africa’s growth and vitality in Catholicism has made the continent a focal point in the... Read more

Father Jason Charron.

Catholic priest prayed for Trump’s safety at Pennsylvania rally moments before shooting

Jul 14, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Father Jason Charron, a Ukrainian Catholic priest who offered a benediction at Trump’s rally, recounted the moments before and after... Read more

Stained-glass window of Blessed Carlo Acutis at St. Aldhelm’s in Malmesbury, England.

Stained-glass window dedicated to Blessed Carlo Acutis creates a stir in English parish

Jul 14, 2024

By Father Thomas Kulandaisamy

St. Aldhelm’s in Malmesbury is proud to be the first parish in England to feature a stained-glass window dedicated to... Read more

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he is rushed offstage during a rally on July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pennsylvania.

Catholic leaders react to Trump shooting: ‘Our country needs God’

Jul 13, 2024

By Shannon Mullen

Catholic ecclesial and political leaders across the U.S. offered their prayers for Donald Trump after an apparent attempted assassination of... Read more

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is surrounded by U.S. Secret Service agents at a campaign rally, Saturday, July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pennsylvania.

Trump injured at Pennsylvania rally in assassination attempt; shooter, rally attendee dead

Jul 13, 2024

By Matt McDonald, Daniel Payne

“The former president is safe,” the U.S. Secret Service said in a written statement that did not say whether Trump... Read more

“To be very clear: we are not seeking to cover up the sins of the past,” Seattle Archbishop Paul Etienne emphasized. “We acknowledge that sexual abuse occurred; it is tragic and heartbreaking. We want abusers to be held accountable and we wish to dispel the fear that clergy sexual abuse is rampant today." Image of Saint James Cathedral in Seattle.

Washington judge denies state attorney general’s subpoena against Seattle Archdiocese

Jul 13, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The attorney general’s office claimed in May that the Seattle Archdiocese “refused to cooperate” with a subpoena investigating the use... Read more

Image from the 2023 29th anniversary celebration of the Confraternity of the Lord of Miracles in the Diocese of Palm Beach, Florida.

Confraternity of the Lord of Miracles to celebrate 30 years in U.S.

Jul 13, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

The confraternity was formed 1994 as an initiative of a Spanish priest who encouraged Peruvians to begin the apostolate at... Read more

Kathleen Anderson holds a photo of the woman whose heart was donated and transplanted into her. Anderson still keeps in contact with the woman’s family.

After needing a heart transplant, one woman’s rehabilitation became spiritual

Jul 13, 2024

By Theresa Cisneros

“My purpose is to reach out and to let people know what God did for me, what Jesus did for... Read more