Stories
4626 results total, viewing 1 - 20
With all the news stories regarding priests and their alleged abuse of youth in their care, I want to relate a positive story about a priest of my youth, and the effect he had on me and many other … more
After being hospitalized after suffering a stroke while praying the Stations of the Cross March 15, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, who is president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, was discharged March 20 from St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston and was transferred to a nearby rehabilitation program. more
Father Claude Grou, rector of St. Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, was stabbed during a Mass March 22. The motive for the attack remains unknown. more
Access to clean, fresh water is a fundamental human right that must be defended, especially in poor areas where men, women and children are suffering the deadly effects of climate change, Pope Francis said. more
Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, praised President Donald Trump March 21 for taking seriously the assaults she said conservative groups are facing on campuses around the country. more
A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or other religious schools within reach of many families who would otherwise not be able to afford them. more
St. Patrick came to Ireland as an immigrant, though an unwilling one, having been captured as a teenager from his home in what is now Britain and sold into slavery in Ireland. Alone for hours tending … more
Pope Francis recognized the martyrdom of an Italian missionary killed in Myanmar and seven Romanian Catholic bishops—one of whom was secretly named a cardinal by St. Paul VI—persecuted during the communist era. more
Christians have faith in a God who wants to and is able to transform the world, conquering evil with good, Pope Francis said. more
Catholic school kids in the archdiocese are practicing the virtue of daily prayer during the 40-day season of Lent that began Ash Wednesday, March 6. They’re seeking to amplify their prayers by … more
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, was taken to the hospital late March 15 after experiencing symptoms of what tests March 16 confirmed was a mild stroke, according to an archdiocesan statement. more
Pope Francis called on Christians to unite in prayer for the victims of two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left 50 people dead and dozens wounded in one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s history. more
“Breakthrough,” which will open in theaters next month, had a screening at the Sheen Center in Manhattan this week. Cardinal Dolan joined the film’s star Chrissy Metz of “This Is Us” fame. … more
New Zealand’s Catholic bishops have expressed horror and distress at a terrorist attack in two mosques in Christchurch that saw at least 49 people killed. more
Approximately 480 men and women work at the Baltimore headquarters of Catholic Relief Services, the overseas aid and development agency of U.S. Catholics. more
Republican leaders in the House are calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and other House Democrats “to stop blocking” a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. more
U.S. Catholic bishops condemned the two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15 that left at least 49 people dead and 20 seriously injured, and they also pledged their solidarity with the Muslim community. more
Veía sus pasos lentos y suaves buscando distancia del cuento de la mujer cerca del árbol. Cuando mi amigo Thierry Bonaventura me dijo que quería venir conmigo a El Salvador, le advertí que mi país natal era un lugar complicado, uno de gran belleza natural, materialmente … more
Father Edward “Lou” Quinn, M.M., who served in Taiwan for 37 years, died Feb. 23 at the Maryknoll Society Center in Ossining. He was 93. Father Quinn was in Taiwan, 1954-1991, serving as a … more
Father Robert Crohan, M.M., who served in Guatemala for 41 years, died Feb. 19 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. He was 85. Father Crohan was in Guatemala, 1969-2010, serving as a parish … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 232 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.