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French farmers stand next to their tractors as they block the road during a demonstration at the French-German border in Ottmarsheim, eastern France, on Feb. 1, 2024, as part of nationwide protests called by several farmers’ unions over pay, tax, and regulations.

French bishops express solidarity with striking farmers

Feb 1, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

French Catholic bishops have expressed solidarity with the country’s agricultural workers amid protests that have seen farmers block major roadways... Read more

Cardinal Mauro Gambetti greets animals and offers his blessing in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024.

PHOTOS: Animals blessed in St. Peter’s Square for feast of St. Anthony Abbot

Jan 17, 2024

By Courtney Mares

On the feast of the co-patron saint of animals, the Vatican welcomed animals large and small to be blessed by... Read more

Catholic families and other individuals share a common way of life on a five-acre property called Cottonwood Farm in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

Judge rules against rural Catholic community in dispute with local authorities in Michigan

Sep 30, 2023

By Martin Barillas

An attorney for families at Cottonwood Farm called the local government’s actions against the community “persecution.” Read more

Coffee fruits in the process of ripening. Courtesy of Levanta Coffee.

How a college mission trip inspired a coffee business

Jul 24, 2017

By Mary Farrow

When Matt Hohler was in college in 2010, he was a reluctant Catholic - and not a coffee drinker.   Read more