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2020 priest ordination class is slightly smaller, more diverse, survey finds

Apr 24, 2020

A survey of the 2020 priestly ordination class was published by the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference (USCCB) on Thursday, a... Read more

A priest wears a crucifix at the residence of Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith April 30, 2019.

Despite ongoing threats, ordination Mass takes place in Sri Lanka

Apr 30, 2019

As most Catholic churches remain closed across Sri Lanka, following the Easter bombings that claimed more than 250 lives, one... Read more

Pope Francis aboard the papal plane to returning from Bangladesh Dec. 2, 2017.

Pope says he is against making priestly celibacy optional in the Latin rite

Jan 28, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said Monday he is opposed to the idea of optional priestly celibacy in the Latin rite, and he... Read more