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Mother Olga, founders of the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth, described what it was like growing up in war-torn Iraq: “It was really Our Lady who gave me hope … she has been always my mother, mother of my life.”

How this religious order’s foundress found peace in the Catholic Church

Sep 10, 2022

By Leonardo Colon

Mother Olga grew up in war-torn Iraq but found peace within the Catholic Church, establishing a new religious order to... Read more

The baroque fresco of St. Nicholas of Tolentino by Morazzone, 16th century, in the side nave of Chiesa di San Agostino (Basilica of St. Augustine) in Rome.

Why this saint is the patron of souls in purgatory

Sep 10, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

For St. Nicholas of Tolentino, the Catholic imperative to pray for the dead was made very real to him. Read more

Raphael, “St. Michael Vanquishing Satan,” 1518

CatholicVote to hold St. Michael novena in defense of churches, pregnancy centers

Sep 10, 2022

By Katie Yoder

CatholicVote is inviting Christians nationwide to pray a novena asking for St. Michael’s intercession amid the growing number of attacks... Read more

Sister Maria De Coppi, who was killed by Islamist terrorists at a mission in Chipene, Mozambique, Sept. 6, 2022.

Italian missionary nun killed in Mozambique

Sister Maria De Coppi, a Comboni missionary sister, was murdered by Islamist terrorists on Tuesday in Mozambique, where she had... Read more

Queen Elizabeth II re-opens Borders Railway, Sept. 9, 2015.

Bishops from across the Commonwealth of Nations pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Sep 9, 2022

By Charlotte Evans

Catholic officials from Commonwealth countries around the world have expressed their sorrow and offered their prayers in response to the... Read more

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Planned Parenthood now a top provider of transgender hormones after Roe

Sep 9, 2022

By Edie Heipel

According to Planned Parenthood itself, the abortion company has inched its way to being the second-largest provider of hormonal injections... Read more

Benedictine College President Stephen D. Minnis and Catholic Healthcare International founder and President Jere D. Palazzolo sign a Collaborative Affiliation Agreement Sept. 8, 2022 in Denver, Colorado, beginning the process of establishing an independent medical school on the Benedictine campus, as CHI board member Fr. Timothy Nelson, MD, looks on.

Catholic medical school named for Padre Pio planned at Benedictine College

Sep 9, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, has signed a collaboration agreement to host a proposed medical school that aims to train... Read more

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Male-female roommates at Catholic colleges? These schools are OK with it

Sep 9, 2022

By Edie Heipel, Joe Bukuras

Allowing students of the same biological sex to cohabitate is part of a broader embrace of gender ideology gaining traction... Read more

Windows were smashed at St. Louise Catholic Church in Bellevue, Washington, on June 28, 2022.

Report assesses threats to religious pro-life Americans following overturn of Roe v. Wade

Sep 9, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Religious Freedom Institute concluded that conditions remain in place for more attacks against pro-life entities and people to occur... Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing watches ZdK president Irme Stetter-Karp speak at the Synodal Way assembly in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept 8. 2022

After sex document at German Synodal Way is blocked, organizers vow to ‘take it to’ Rome

Sep 9, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The document pushed for changes to the Church’s teaching on homosexuality, bisexuality, gender identity, and masturbation. Read more

Queen Elizabeth II films her traditional Christmas broadcast to the Commonwealth from Buckingham Palace on Dec. 19, 2001 in London, England.

Catholic leaders remember Queen Elizabeth II’s Christian faith

Sep 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The pope and bishops around the world also praised the late queen’s steadfast devotion to her country throughout her 70-year... Read more

The Salamat Maria exhibit at Ali Mall in Quezon City.

Filipino mall exhibits more than 50 images of the Virgin Mary to celebrate her nativity

Sep 8, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The oldest major shopping center in the Philippines is exhibiting more than 50 Marian images to celebrate the feast of... Read more

Queen Elizabeth greets Pope Francis at the Vatican in 2014.

Pope Francis praises Queen Elizabeth’s ‘steadfast witness of faith in Jesus Christ’

Sep 8, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis in a telegram late Thursday offered his condolences and prayers upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s... Read more

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Pro-life groups condemn new all-trimester abortion clinic in Maryland

Sep 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

An abortion clinic outside Washington, D.C., is preparing to open its doors to women seeking abortions into the third trimester... Read more

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the start of the Platinum Jubilee during a reception in the Ballroom of Sandringham House on Feb. 5, 2022, in King's Lynn, England. The Queen came to the throne on Feb. 6, 1952. She died Sept. 8, 2022, at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

Sep 8, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, and the oldest and longest-serving head of state in the world,... Read more

Pope Francis meeting his diplomatic representatives in the Vatican, Sept. 9, 2022.

Pope Francis shares his concern about nuclear war risks in meeting with Vatican diplomats

Sep 8, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The pope spoke to almost 100 apostolic nuncios and permanent observers of the Holy See who are meeting in Rome... Read more

Queen Elizabeth ll exchanges gifts with Pope John Paul ll during her first visit to the Vatican on Oct. 17, 1980.

A look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s encounters with five popes

Sep 8, 2022

By Courtney Mares

England’s longest-serving monarch had her first meeting with a pope in 1951 while still a princess. Read more

Queen Elizabeth II attend the Trooping of the Colour in London, England, June 16, 2012. | Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster delivering a speech at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Aug. 23, 2018.

Updated: Cardinal Nichols pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II after her death at 96

Sep 8, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

“Even in my sorrow, shared with so many around the world, I am filled with an immense sense of gratitude... Read more

Pope Francis with bishops in the Vatican's Clementine Hall, Sept. 8, 2022

Encounter with Pope Francis caps formation course for new bishops

Sep 8, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

After a COVID-caused hiatus, the Vatican’s new bishop school was back in session this week. Read more

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Who is preparing the Synod on Synodality’s key working document?

Sep 8, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

In late August, the leadership of the Synod of Bishops announced the next stage in the Catholic Church’s Synod on... Read more