Earlier this year, Pope Francis announced Oct. 16 as the canonization date for Blessed Brochero, a fellow countryman from Argentina also known as the “Gaucho priest.”
ProLife Youth hopes its July 15 Tweetfest will raise the visibility of the pro-life movement and attract new followers, the organization’s vice president said.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee July 12 held a hearing on the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill two U.S archbishops said would provide “a measure of protection for religious freedom at the federal level.”
In the week since five Dallas area police officers were gunned down, thousands have gathered in churches, parks, plazas, parking lots and a symphony hall to remember the fallen officers, to cry for hope and pray for peace and unity in communities across the country.
he Vatican and Sunni Islam’s leading institution of higher learning have begun looking for ways to restart formal dialogue.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) — Low-cost video messaging carried across increasingly video-friendly social media platforms will define this year’s World Youth Day experience, said several organizational leaders finalizing their media strategies. Due to the prevalence of smartphones and tablets, and their improved video-capture and mobile-application media-sharing capabilities, World Youth Day is likely to be […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis focused on the need for unity and healing in the Twin Cities and country during a Mass for peace and justice July 8. “Sacred Scripture reminds us that nothing is impossible with God,” he said at the Mass, which drew about […]
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Through a $100,000 matching grant the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph has helped the Exchange Initiative and two developers create TraffickCam, an app that helps fight against human sex trafficking. TraffickCam allows anyone with a smartphone to help fight sex trafficking by uploading photos of hotel rooms when they travel. […]
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Recent comments by a high-ranking Vatican official have sparked questions about the direction priests should face while celebrating Mass, but the Vatican spokesman said Pope Francis has made it clear no changes are foreseen. Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, urged priests and bishops […]
Priests, deacons, seminarians and laypeople who work in marriage preparation and pastoral care “regarding matters of human sexuality” in the Philadelphia Archdiocese received six-page guidelines July 1 for implementing Pope Francis’ exhortation on marriage and family.
Medical experts, politicians and religious leaders spoke at a Capitol Hill forum July 8, urging Congress to pass H.R. 4828, the Conscience Protection Act.