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With severe restrictions on water usage in drought-stricken Cape Town, poor communities feel a strong sense of injustice, which needs to be addressed, said a parish priest in one of the … more
The Diocese of Knoxville dedicated the country’s newest cathedral March 3 during a special Mass in which prelates and parishioners celebrated the growth of the Catholic Church in this … more
Pope Francis used a meeting with thousands of Italian nurses to pay tribute to a nurse he believes saved his life by arguing with his doctors that he needed more aggressive antibiotics to treat a … more
Pope Francis has decreed that Latin-rite Catholics around the world will mark the feast of “the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church” on the Monday after Pentecost each … more
One of the hallmarks of the ministry of retired Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza of Galveston-Houston is “his concern that nobody is left behind — whether that’s the unborn or the … more
As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, some nations have seen religious pluralism as a threat and reacted either by failing to protect religious minorities or by trying to … more
Lent is intended to be a season of ongoing conversion for the baptized, as well as of increasing conformity to the message of the Gospel among catechumens and those coming into full communion with … more
Salvation in Christ is a gift of God that cannot be earned by human efforts alone, and it is not simply some kind of interior transformation, but touches the way Christians live in the world and … more
Since the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis has expressed strong support for the canonization of martyred Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande, said Manuel Roberto Lopez, El Salvador’s … more
Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl has issued a broad and detailed pastoral plan for parishes to implement Pope Francis’ post-synodal apostolic exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia” … more
Listening, playing and having an afternoon snack, Pope Francis spent time March 2 at a group home for women prisoners with small children. He also left as a gift for the kids large, hollow … more
Sister Josephine Amala Valarmathi was not surprised when she got a telephone call around midnight in the last week of October 2016. On the other end was a fisherman who goes by the name … more
The fuller participation of women in decision-making in the Catholic Church is a continuing process that still needs time, Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell said. Speaking during a question-and-answer … more
Some of the Church’s best-known prelates have been lined up to expound on Church teachings on the family for the ninth World Meeting of Families. On Feb. 28, organizers of the international … more
The Catholic bishops of Alaska have released a pastoral letter affirming that all Catholic moral teachings stem from the foundational belief in the dignity and sanctity of every human life. From … more
Throughout any given week, the Franciscan Brothers of Peace hear the rhythmic plucking of the “krar” — a lyrelike instrument from east Africa — in their St. Paul … more
Throughout any given week, the Franciscan Brothers of Peace hear the rhythmic plucking of the “krar” — a lyrelike instrument from east Africa — in their St. Paul … more
In a Feb. 28 open letter to President Donald Trump and members of Congress, Jesuit Father Michael Sheeran, president of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, urged U.S. leaders to … more
Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin paid tribute to Father Alain-Florent Gandoulou, the head of the archdiocese’s French-speaking ministry who was murdered in his office. Archbishop Koch said … more
Intentionally causing a patient’s death is different from accepting that a patient is dying, then providing emotional and spiritual support and pain relief, said a doctor who practices and … more
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