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Agree to disagree: Why young Catholics pose a unique challenge for the Church

Nov 12, 2014

By Matt Hadro

While a failure to understand doctrine is present in many segments of the Catholic population, young adults are exhibiting an... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Mueller.

Don't be content with desk-bound theology, Cardinal Mueller urges

Nov 3, 2014

Theologians must not be content with an intellectual pursuit of truth but must evangelize with charity so that the Gospel... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley prays with brother bishops at his installation as the ninth bishop of Lincoln, Neb.

Confront secularism with 'way of beauty,' Bishop Conley urges

Oct 6, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

Evangelization will be carried out by bringing beauty to Catholic culture and liturgy, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln told a... Read more

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

Pope encourages Ghana bishops in Ebola aid, evangelization efforts

Sep 27, 2014

Personal conversion is the key to the work and fruits of the Church, Pope Francis told bishops visiting Rome from... Read more

Pilgrims gather in Cuba for Mass during the Pope's visit in March 2012.

Cuban Church to focus on evangelization in new pastoral plan

Sep 16, 2014

The Church in Cuba recently unveiled its pastoral plan for 2014-2020, which will encourage the faithful to engage in evangelization... Read more

Students on the quad.

FOCUS broadens missionary outreach with 'Digital Campus'

Sep 11, 2014

By Hillary Mast

With missionary teams on 100 college campuses across the continental U.S., the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has reached an... Read more

Arcbishop Charles Bo SDB of Yangon (Seated Center) with Burmese professional Catholic artists during the recording of the music album Revelation.

Myanmar celebrates 500 years of Catholicism with music, art

Aug 30, 2014

Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new... Read more

Image from CatholicsComeHome.org commercial.

EWTN series to profile Catholics who 'come home'

Aug 27, 2014

The evangelization group Catholics Come Home is set to premiere a 13-episode television series that fosters engagement in the “New... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

Church can learn social media tips from Jesus, archbishop says

Aug 18, 2014

By Mary Farrow

If Christianity could be contained in one tweet, it might read: God creates man, man sins against God, God sends... Read more

Bp. Rochus Josef Tatamai of Bereina celebrating Mass in the forest of PNG.

Catholics in Melanesia celebrate gift, power of Bible

Aug 8, 2014

Catholic faithful recently gathered in the Melanesian islands to mark “Bible Sunday” – a celebration aimed at fostering meditative reading... Read more

Social networking prayer site holds contest to share faith

Aug 6, 2014

The social networking site May Feelings, dedicated to sharing prayers and messages, has announced a new contest to reward the... Read more

Offical graphic from the 2008 episcopal consecration of Bishop Peter Nguyen Van Kham, who was recently appointed Bishop of My Tho. Photo courtesy of Bishop Nguyen.

Vietnamese bishop joyful to lead, evangelize new flock

Aug 4, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

The newly appointed Bishop of My Tho, Peter Nguyen Van Kham, has voiced enthusiasm for evangelizing and forming the faithful... Read more

Working-class marriage rate hurt by weak church efforts

Jul 30, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

A “national retreat” from marriage could worsen social divides between the married and unmarried and plummeting rates are partly due... Read more

Faith website cell phone app. Photo courtesy of Faith.org.uk.

Catholic site aims to engage through beauty, accessibility

Jun 25, 2014

The U.K.-based Faith movement has just launched a new interactive website aimed at giving Catholics the tools for evangelization in... Read more

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 12, 2013.

Synod on family is opportunity for teaching faith, archbishop says

Jun 13, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

A consultation regarding the upcoming synod on the family highlights the need for a better teaching of the faith, the... Read more

Sr. Cristina on The Voice Italy

Nun who won 'The Voice Italy' says priorities are Jesus, prayer

Jun 9, 2014

Speaking to reporters for the first time after her victory on The Voice Italy, Sister Cristina Scuccia said that she... Read more

A gypsy begs in St. Peter's Square on June 4, 2014.

Vatican to host world meeting on pastoral care of Gypsies

Jun 5, 2014

By Elise Harris

A pontifical council has organized a conference at the Vatican to address the pastoral care of Gypsies, and will focus... Read more

Dominican brothers and sisters sing, evangelize, and hand out rosaries in downtown Washington, D.C., May 17, 2014.

Dominicans turn to music, rosary to evangelize in DC

May 22, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Music and the distribution of rosaries provided an opportunity to spread the Gospel for a group of Dominicans in the... Read more

Pope Francis greets the faithful at St. Stanislaus parish in Rome on May 4, 2014

Have a firm heart fixed on the Holy Spirit, Pope affirms

May 19, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on the various challenges St Paul faced in his ministry, explaining that it... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience on May 7, 2014

Pope warns against closed-mindedness of 'intellectual aristocracy'

May 13, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily Mass Pope Francis cautioned against those who seek to understand the faith only with the intellect, explaining... Read more