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Jimmy Coleman, a Catholic entrepreneur and father from North Carolina, completes an ultrarun.

The ‘Adoration Ultra:’ Catholic runner to cover 50 miles of Eucharistic adoration

Jan 25, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Entrepreneur and North Carolina father Jimmy Coleman plans to run a 50-mile route this Friday, Jan. 26, stopping at five... Read more

Father Jarett Konrade, pastor of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Beloit, Kansas, made an impressive basketball shot during a fundraiser and the moment was the Image of the Week on “EWTN News In Depth.”

During fundraiser, priest makes ‘longest shot ever by a priest on a playground’

Dec 16, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Father Jarett Konrade in Beloit, Kansas, broke the record while attempting to fundraise for repairs at his parish. Read more

Pope Francis meets with professional soccer players from the Celtic Football Club, a team founded by an Irish Catholic religious brother, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis meets with professional soccer team founded by a Catholic religious

Nov 29, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis met Wednesday with professional soccer players from the Celtic Football Club, a team founded by an Irish Catholic... Read more

Liverpool's Colombian midfielder Luis Diaz controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool, northwest England on Sept. 3, 2022.

Colombian bishops call for release of kidnapped father of soccer star and others 

Nov 9, 2023

By Andrés Henríquez

The bishops called for the immediate release of Luis Manuel Díaz, the kidnapped father of Colombian soccer star Luis Díaz,... Read more

Ricky Reyes dribbles the ball up court as now-Father Peter Schirripa follows behind at the national basketball tournament for seminaries in 2022.

Shooting hoops for heaven: Boston seminarians form basketball team for God

Nov 6, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The goal of a team of seminarians from St. John’s Seminary is twofold: victory in the spiritual life and a... Read more

Maison DesChamps has assumed the brand of "pro-life spiderman" as he has scaled seven city skyscrapers to bring attention to the pro-life cause. In this photo, he is climbing the Accenture Tower in Chicago Oct. 10, 2023.

Who is Maison DesChamps, the recently arrested ‘Pro-life Spider-man’?

Oct 25, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The 24-year-old Christian rock climber doesn’t mind risking his life and going to jail “if it’s going to save a... Read more

Coach Joe Enabnit (far left) with members from the St. Michael Barbell Club in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Catholic gym trains members to become ‘warriors against the evil one’

Sep 29, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

St. Michael Barbell Club in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, strives to equip its members with not only physical strength but spiritual... Read more

Jim Irsay, a billionaire businessman who grew up in the Chicago area, praised his cousin Sister Joyce Dura’s service to others during her time as a religious sister.

Indianapolis Colts owner donates $5 million to Catholic Charities to honor cousin, a nun

Sep 28, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

“Sister Joyce spent a half-century giving back to others, so with this gift I only hope to emulate my dear... Read more

Former ESPN sportscaster Sage Steele talks with “EWTN News Nightly” host Tracy Sabol on Sept. 6, 2023.

Sports anchor Sage Steele: ‘I wouldn’t be standing today without my faith’

Sep 18, 2023

By Tina Dennelly

Steele sued ESPN and its parent company in 2022 for violating her free speech rights after she was taken off... Read more

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Court rules California district can’t bar Christian athletic club from schools

Sep 14, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

According to the ruling, the San Jose Unified School District engaged in a “double standard” when it penalized the group... Read more

Coco Gauff at Wimbledon in 2019.

Hall of Famer Tony Dungy corrects ‘SportsCenter’: Coco Gauff ‘was praying’

Sep 11, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy took issue with the way ESPN’s “SportsCenter” described tennis player Gauff’s actions following... Read more

Trevor Williams, 31, pitcher for the Washington Nationals, in an interview with Colm Flynn for "EWTN News In Depth," June 5, 2023.

Washington Nationals pitcher Trevor Williams invites religious sisters for ‘Ladies Night’ 

Sep 8, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Trevor Williams invited women from various religious orders to the event, which included free tickets to the game and refreshments. Read more

Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt at the first round game of the NCAA Tournament in Dallas on March 15, 2018.

104-year-old ‘Sister Jean’ throws out first pitch at Chicago Cubs game

Aug 29, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt belongs to the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is a sports chaplain... Read more

Soccer player Olivier Giroud, center forward for France, in victory over Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

French soccer player Olivier Giroud sends WYD message to 40,000 French pilgrims 

Aug 1, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The 36-year-old striker sent a message to the youth of France in Lisbon encouraging them to become “missionary disciples” and... Read more

A group of young people left Troyes, France, and will be cycling an average of 56 miles a day, until they reach Celorico de Basto, to participate in the Days in the Dioceses.

WYD2023: Pilgrims cycle to Lisbon; pope to receive bicycles upon arrival 

Jul 24, 2023

By Clara Raimundo 

Two pilgrimage groups are already cycling their way to Portugal for World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. Read more

This photo of Father Allan Travers was featured in the local newspaper after his pitching "performance" for the Detroit Tigers against the Philadelphia A's on May 18, 1912. The photo featured the caption "strikebreaker," which worried Travers' mother, since there was a street trolley strike in Philadelphia earlier in the month, and she didn't want her son caught in the confusion.

Father Allan Travers: The one-game pitcher who might have saved the Detroit Tigers

Jul 23, 2023

By Daniel Meloy

The only priest to ever pitch in the major leagues holds the American League record for most hits allowed in... Read more

NFL star Benjamin Watson discusses his work in the pro-life movement with "EWTN News Nightly" host Tracy Sabol on June 22, 2023.

‘Do your job’: What NFL star says pro-lifers can learn from his time with the Patriots

Jul 1, 2023

By Tina Dennelly

Former New England Patriots tight end Ben Watson says he believes pro-lifers are in a “new fight for life.” Read more

University of Oklahoma's Women's Softball Team after winning the 2023 Women's College World Series.

Oklahoma Women’s College World Series champions say they find their joy in Christ

Jun 9, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Some of the team’s players told ESPN that what makes their team so strong is that what matters is their... Read more

Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

MLB player condemns Dodgers’ decision to honor anti-Catholic group; team announces day for Christians

May 30, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced they will be hosting a “Christian Faith & Family Day” on July 30 amid growing... Read more

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Catholic bishops, educators ask regulators to reject transgender sports rule

May 18, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The proposed rule would amend the current regulations set by Title IX to restructure how schools must address transgender issues... Read more