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Elizabeth Prout. Courtesy of the Diocese of Shrewsbury.

English bishop prays for canonization of Manchester nun Elizabeth Prout

An English bishop has encouraged Catholics to pray for the canonization of Mother Elizabeth Prout - a 19th-century religious sister... Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg.

German bishops to accept Vatican offer of 'clarifying discussion' on parish instruction

The German Bishops' Conference has said it will accept the Vatican's invitation to discuss the new instruction on parishes at... Read more

Pope Francis with pilgrims from the Italian dioceses of Bologna and Cesena-Sarsina in St. Peter’s Square, April 21, 2018.

Vatican issues new guidelines for parishes: 5 things you need to know

The Congregation for Clergy on Monday published new guidelines for the world’s parishes. Here are 5 takeaways.  Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Mary can renew the family and the parish, new USCCB evangelization chair says

Bishop Andrew Cozzens was elected as the chairman of the Committee on Evangelization of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) at... Read more

the oldest Catholic public radio station in North America on both AM and FM, June 10 2019 in Nome Alaska.

USCCB to give dioceses $10 million for local mission projects

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced on Monday that it has allocated $9.9 million in grants for... Read more

Fans walking into Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

Praying for souls, and runs: The parish serving Washington’s baseball fans

In a rapidly-gentrifying Washington, D.C., neighborhood, a historic parish is putting the New Evangelization into practice by reaching out to... Read more

What’s going to bring the ‘nones’ back to the Church?

As the U.S. bishops gathered in Baltimore this week, primarily to vote on proposals to respond to the clergy abuse... Read more

Pope Francis addresses participants in the international conference for rectors and operators of sanctuaries in the Vatican's Sala Regia, Nov. 29, 2018.

Shrines are places of God's mercy, Pope Francis says

Shrines and sanctuaries should be places of welcoming and mercy where the sacraments can be received, Pope Francis said Thursday... Read more

A newly married couple snaps a selfie with Pope Francis at the Wednesday general audience on Feb. 4, 2015.

Francis tells youth to evangelize through the ‘digital world’

Sharing the Gospel with people at the peripheries might not even require stepping outside the door, Pope Francis said Saturday,... Read more

Why this bishop thinks memes may just be the tool for evangelization today

Between the Harambe memes and quick explanations of Catholic doctrine on his Twitter page, Richard Umbers, Auxiliary Bishop of the... Read more

These Chicago Catholics have a game plan for evangelization

Taking its cue from the recent and massive Convocation of Catholic Leaders in the U.S., one Chicago-based organization is partnering... Read more

Behold, Catholic beard balm (yes, it's a thing)

What do you do with an excess of chrism and a plethora of Catholic men with beards?  Read more

Priests celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Jan. 17, 2105.

Archbishop to priests: Here's how to not give bad homilies

In a practical bullet-pointed letter to priests and deacons, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit spelled out the types of... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

What does the world need? Mercy and love, Pope tells Christians

The Catholic Church shouldn’t be afraid of the great changes of the modern world, Pope Francis has said. Rather, the... Read more

Image courtesy of Made for Glory initiative.

UK youth create Advent video calendar

Made for Glory, a by-the-youth, for-the-youth faith initiative in the UK, has been releasing a video for every day of... Read more

Bishop Otto Separy of Aitape hands over a copy of the new pastoral plan to a family in Goroka. Photo courtesy of Fr. Giorgio Licini.

Papuan bishops launch gameplan to transform society

At a recent Mass, the bishops of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands revealed a roadmap for pastoral planning to... Read more

NYC, DC prayer breakfasts geared at New Evangelization

Upcoming prayer breakfasts in New York City and Washington, D.C., seek to inform and equip attendees to be active participants... Read more

Growing the Church through New Media - Transforming Parish Communications by Scot Landry.

Faith on Facebook? Author stresses need for 'digital missionaries'

Catholic presence in social media is critical in reaching out to those who are lost or distanced from the Church,... Read more

Sr. Cristina on The Voice Italy.

Nun who won Italy's 'The Voice' records first album

Universal has released a promotional video for the first album by Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Ursuline nun who won first... Read more

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, speaks at the Vatican press office, June 26, 2014.

Bishops' synod taking on a less formal tone under Pope Francis

The upcoming synod of bishops on the family will be set on a more informal tune, the secretary general of... Read more