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St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Statue of Virgin Mary beheaded at Tennessee parish

Jul 15, 2020

The decapitation of the statue of the Blessed Mother at St. Stephen occurred on the same weekend as several other... Read more

The Marian column is restored in Prague’s Old Town Square June 4, 2020.

Prague Catholics rejoice at restoration of Marian statue toppled by angry mob

Jun 15, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

A historic statue of Mary atop a column, torn down by an angry crowd more than 100 years ago, has... Read more

Pope Francis holds a rosary during a general audience Aug. 7, 2019.

Pope Francis urges Catholics to unite through praying the rosary in May

Apr 25, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis sent a letter Saturday encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary throughout May. He also shared two new prayers... Read more

Pope Francis prays before Our Lady of Fatima May 13, 2015.

Pope: Mary's Immaculate Conception the start of the fulfillment of God's plan

Dec 8, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

With Our Lady’s Immaculate Conception, God was, even before Mary’s birth, putting into motion his plan of salvation for the... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Gyumri Armenia June 25, 2016.

Pope Francis prays for China invoking Mary Help of Christians

May 22, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis Wednesday asked Our Lady Help of Christians to intercede for Chinese Catholics, whom he said continue to believe... Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe.

When the Church finds itself in times of trouble, imitate Mary, bishop says

Sep 22, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Bishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, said that the Catholic Church is currently in a “very dark... Read more

Pope Francis incenses the altar during Mass in Gyumri Armenia June 25, 2016.

Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church added to liturgical calendar

Mar 3, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Saturday, the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ decision that the Church celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as... Read more