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Cardinal Dolan will ordain three new auxiliary bishops on Aug. 4. more
The lady they call “Miss Susie” doesn’t say much any more. And at 115 years old, she doesn’t have to. more
St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Nyack was too small almost as soon as it opened its doors Dec. 16, 1989. more
The main organ at St. Patrick’s Cathedral has been restored and reinstalled in its designated loft, of and for high honor. more
First-class relic of St. John Paul II was at the cathedral more
At the center of the reliquary is a glass ampoule that contains the saint’s blood, which remains in a liquid state. more
Though exactly what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 remained unclear, Pope Francis offered prayers for the 298 passengers and crew members who died when it came down in eastern Ukraine. more
Although Pope Francis planned to make a short, private visit to Caserta in southern Italy specifically to visit a Pentecostal pastor he knows from Argentina, the 130-mile trip has taken a new form—two forms, to be exact. more
Two Iraqi nuns and three orphans kidnapped in late June have been released safely, according to the Christian rights group Middle East Concern. more
Bishops’ conferences from five countries called on Catholics, politicians and society at large to confront the issues causing a flow of unaccompanied minors from Central America—and to tend to them as they travel through Mexico and arrive at the U.S. border. more
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