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Pope Francis meets with people from Lombardy, a region in northern Italy.

Pope Francis warns Catholics that individualism is 'illusory'

Jun 20, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

In the period to follow the coronavirus pandemic, people should remember they are made for communion with others and with... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on April 18, 2018.

Pope Francis warns against 'spirals of hatred' on social media

Jan 24, 2019

By Courtney Mares

In his World Day of Social Communications message, Pope Francis said that online discussion is “too often based on opposition... Read more

Full of Grace Cafe. Photo courtesy of Fr. Joshua Johnson.

Full of Grace Cafe: Small-town parish opens thriving coffee shop, community center

Dec 18, 2018

By Mary Farrow

When Fr. Josh Johnson arrived as pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church over a year ago,... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square March 14, 2018.

Celebrate Christ's resurrection with community, Pope says Easter Monday

Apr 2, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Easter Monday, Pope Francis encouraged Christians to celebrate Easter with their community of family and friends, taking time to... Read more

Near Texas-Mexico border, Catholics plan a community of encounter

Dec 28, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

A partnership among the Diocese of Brownsville, businesses, and other community partners aims to create a self-sustaining space where area... Read more

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Is the Benedict Option the only option?

Nov 12, 2017

By Mary Farrow

When Josh and Laura Martin, both converts to the faith, moved their growing family of six from the city of... Read more

People hold hands during a rally lead by faith leaders in front of Baltimore City Hall on May 3, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

For Catholics in West Baltimore, the only answer to violence is community

May 5, 2015

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

After unrest erupted in Baltimore following the death of 25 year-old Freddie Gray, Catholics stepped up to restore their communities... Read more