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The body of St. Pio of Pietrelcina at San Lorenzo fuori le mura, Rome, Feb. 3, 2016.

Father John Paul Mary: Overcoming an irrational fear of St Padre Pio

Early in his priesthood, Father John Paul Mary Zeller, MFVA, employee chaplain of EWTN, had an ‘irrational fear’ of Saint... Read more

The interior of St. Joseph’s Church in Wedding, Berlin, Germany.

Priest punched during Sunday Mass in Berlin

An unknown assailant punched a priest during Sunday Mass in Berlin, Germany.  Read more

Mass at the Church of Sant’Eugenio in Rome on May 18, 2020.

Diocese of Rome offers priests free COVID-19 antibody tests

As Italy moves into a new phase of its lockdown reopening, the Diocese of Rome announced that  it will offer... Read more

 Cathedral of St. Eugene in Santa Rosa, CA.

Car crash reveals Santa Rosa priest embezzled $95,000

When EMTs rushed to the scene of a Santa Rosa car accident June 19, they found Fr. Oscar Diaz, a... Read more

A memorial to Irish priests who have served in Wyoming.

The last Irish priest in Wyoming

“I am the last F.B.I.: foreign-born Irish,” Father Tom Sheridan, a retired priest of the Cheyenne diocese, told CNA.  Read more

At the intersection of faith and autism – a Catholic priest shares his story

When Fr. Matthew Schneider was asked to move on after just one year of a three-year assignment as school chaplain... Read more

How the Church could reach out to the children of priests

Discussions surrounding sexual abuse and immorality in the Church should also address the challenges and injustices facing children of priests... Read more

Prime suspect arrested in murder of Philippines priest

The primary suspect in the killing of Filipino priest Father Richmond Villaflor Nilo was found and taken into custody Thursday... Read more

Third priest shot and killed in Philippines in six months

A Catholic priest in the Philippines was shot and killed in a chapel as he prepared to celebrate Sunday Mass... Read more

Twins consecrated to Virgin Mary in infancy become priest, nun

As infants, Monica and Cristian Moya were hovering on the verge of death. But after their mother consecrated them to... Read more

Second priest murdered in Mexico in less than a week

The reported murder of a priest in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Friday marks the second killing of a priest in less... Read more

Fr. Germain Muniz Garcia.

Bishop denies murdered Mexican priest had gang ties

The Bishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Mexico denied that Fr.  Germain Muñiz Garcia, who was murdered on a Mexican highway Feb. 5... Read more

Portugese priest who fathered child will remain in ministry

The Portuguese Diocese of Funchal has said that a priest who fathered a child has resigned his duties as a... Read more

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He used to spit on those going to Mass – now he's a priest

After an anti-clerical childhood and adolescence, filled with hatred for the Church, Fr. Juan José Martínez says he discovered “that... Read more

Dominican Republic priest arrested on suspicion of killing teen

The National Police of the Dominican Republic have arrested a priest on suspicion of killing a teenager, who was allegedly... Read more

San Foca beach.

The Virgin Mary on a paddle boat? One priest's beach blessing

Every August, for the feast of the Madonna of the Sea, Italian priest Father Mario Calogiuri takes to the beach... Read more

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Mexican priest found bound, stabbed to death in his room

Authorities are investigating the murder of another Catholic priest in Mexico who was bound and stabbed to death in his... Read more

One of Poland's new priests is the prime minister's son

A son of the Polish prime minister has been ordained a Catholic priest, and he celebrated his first Mass this... Read more

Militants.

ISIS ally in Philippines storms Catholic cathedral, takes hostages

Islamic State-allied militants in the Philippines have taken a Catholic priest and a group of church-goers hostage, threatening to kill... Read more

Oysters, wine and travel? A UK priest's bizarre fraud scandal

Fr. John Reid, a Roman Catholic priest serving in County Durham, England, has been spared an 18-month jail sentence for... Read more