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A new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, will have a one-night-only showing on Monday, Oct. 28, on more than 700 … more
CLICK HERE to see a related video from CNS. Promoting religious freedom, providing humanitarian assistance and fighting human trafficking are three major issues the Vatican and the U.S. … more
CLICK HERE to see a related video from Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- When Catholics attack other members of the Church, they are hurting Christ, Pope Francis said. “Even … more
CLICK HERE to see a related video from CNS. The Synod of Bishops for the Amazon is a time of reflection, dialogue and listening to the needs and sufferings of indigenous people, Pope Francis … more
The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe in Orlando completed its pipe organ project and is preparing the grand unveiling this winter. “This has been a long time … more
By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service, Vatican City CLICK HERE to see a related video from CNS. In a ceremony to create 13 new cardinals, Pope Francis reminded new and old members of the … more
Pope Francis joined Amazonian Church workers and indigenous people Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, to plant a tree in the Vatican Gardens. He also consecrated the Synod of Bishops for … more
Addressing a congregation that included Supreme Court justices and law students attending the Oct. 6 Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory … more
The Catholic Church’s opposition to the death penalty stems from its view on the sacredness of human life and the value of mercy, said U.S. bishops in a roundtable discussion about capital … more
By demanding respect for the cultures of indigenous peoples, Pope Francis was not promoting pantheism, but — tapping into his Jesuit roots — urging respect for a worldview that sees God … more
A long, snail-paced line of well-wishers waited to greet Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa, Congo, after the ceremony in which Pope Francis placed a red hat on his head. But the … more
A Dallas bishop said that the public forgiveness offered by the brother of a murder victim toward the person who killed him was “an incredible example of Christian love.” Bishop Edward … more
Catholics — clergy, religious and laypeople in the pews — can utilize the values of their faith to overcome the increasing fiery rhetoric emerging because of the impeachment inquiry into … more
The upcoming canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman begs the question: Do Catholic college students today even know who Cardinal Newman is? Yes and no, seems to be the answer, depending on … more
The chairmen of three U.S. bishops’ committees have urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to redefine “sex” in civil rights law, arguing this would change the definition of “a … more
The U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking place Nov. 11-13 in … more
Since his election, Pope Francis has made the care and welcoming of migrants and refugees a cornerstone of his papacy. Nearly four months after ascending to the chair of St. Peter, the Pope made … more
Refugee advocates — including representatives of Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) — are opposed to the decision announced by the Trump administration Sept. 26 … more
Monsignor John Delendick, a longtime New York Fire Department chaplain who is currently pastor of St. Jude Church in Brooklyn, remembers Sept. 11, 2001, vividly. At the time of the terrorist … more
King David first sang of striving for almost-good-enough before letting his aspirations soar toward perfection. That evolution is one of many subtle nuances to be restored in the latest … more
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