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Massgoers fill St. Albertus Church in Detroit, Michigan, for Mass Mob V Aug. 10, 2014. The movement, which started in Buffalo in 2013 and quickly spread to other cities, found a lasting home in Detroit, which celebrated 51 events at historic city churches from 2014-19.

Detroit Mass Mobs to return June 25 after three-year pandemic hiatus

Jun 25, 2023

By Kelly Luttinen

The idea behind Mass Mobs is to invite people to attend Mass at historic churches, once-vital parishes whose attendance had... Read more

The Roman Basilica of the Holy Cross of Jerusalem.

Social media apostolate brings the beauty of Rome’s historic churches to Instagram

Mar 27, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Jacob Stein is visiting a church in Rome each day of Lent this year. Read more

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, 2014.

Sen. McConnell condemns First Amendment 'double standard' for churches

Jun 9, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that a “constitutionally dubious” double standard is being applied to religious communities and protestors... Read more

What happens when a church is no longer a church?

Jul 10, 2018

By Elise Harris

St. Catherine of Siena Church was built by immigrants in a Catholic Boston neighborhood, in the late nineteenth century. For... Read more

Sagrada Familia Barcelona.

European basilicas amp up security after recent terror attacks

Aug 26, 2017

By Elise Harris

From Spain's revered Sagrada Familia basilica to Germany and even the Vatican, churches across Europe are taking measures to increase... Read more

Father Joseph Otto of St. Theresa Parish in Magwi, Southern Sudan says hello to some children. Photo by Karen Kasmauski for CRS.

Churches critical to development of South Sudan, author says

Mar 6, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

With unique knowledge and solidarity with the people, churches play an essential role in helping cultural development in South Sudan,... Read more