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The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture’s fall and winter programming for the 2016-2017 season will feature a thought-provoking lineup of theater, film, music, poetry, art and discourse that will … more
Pope Francis met privately at the Vatican with French President Francois Hollande, who said he felt it necessary to thank the pope in person for his words after the slaying of a French priest and other terrorist attacks in France. more
After winning five medals—four gold and one silver —at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, swimming champion Katie Ledecky is taking things one step at a time on her return home. more
Last week, the parish manager at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral received a call from a passerby who reported that a sheep was walking around the churchyard with a bucket on his … more
Helene Shepard, the newly elected national regent of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, has selected ‘Serve the Lord with gladness’ (Psalm 100:2) as the theme for her two-year term that … more
Six Sisters of Life professed final vows at a Mass celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop John J. O’Hara on Aug. 6, the feast of the Transfiguration, at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist in … more
Celebrating the feast of the Assumption just three days after visiting a group of young women rescued from the sex trade, Pope Francis prayed for all exploited women and girls. more
The Vatican will anticipate the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata with a special postage stamp, which will be released Sept. 2, two days before Pope Francis officially declares her a saint. more
The poor, the suffering and those who minister to them will be at the center of celebrations leading up to the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata at the Vatican. more
High above the city, beneath the statue of Christ the Redeemer, Rio Cardinal Orani Tempesta blessed the Olympic torch, held by Brazil’s former Olympic volleyball player, Maria Isabel Barroso Salgado. more
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