During the week in which two people were scheduled to die by lethal injection, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) implored President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr to halt all federal executions.
The late John Thompson Jr. will be remembered by many as a giant presence on and off the court. Before he became the iconic, beloved Georgetown coach who towered on the sidelines with a white towel tossed across his shoulders, he was part of a powerhouse team at Archbishop Carroll H.S. in Washington D.C.
While school procedures are changing, the unknown dangers might lie deeper than the surface level for the students. School Psychologist Christina Sama-Bommarito at The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates calls COVID-19 a perfect storm for children and adolescent mental health.
With the defeat of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq, the Iraqi prime minister has called on Christians to return home to Iraq. Mustafa Al-Kazemi said, in a statement issued by the government, that Iraq was “serious about providing assistance to our Christian families and solving their problems.”
If you’re looking for a decent haircut in the midst of a global pandemic, we know a place. Take a walk inside the small, quaint entrance of Bellus Salon in Houston and you might be surprised to find a crucifix, prayer cards, and relics of St. John Paul II all before you sit down in the barber’s chair.
In an interview with the German newspaper Südkurier, the personal secretary of retired Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop Gänswein, also said that the pope emeritus’ medication has been reduced.
Genevie Alejandro never expected her future in the baking entrepreneurial world to begin with a bishop. But in April of 2020, she made her first batch of sugar cookies, shaped as priests with their Roman collars, for the birthday of Bishop Steven J. Lopes, the leader of the diocese that Pope Francis created in unison with the Anglican church — the Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter.
A badly damaged Catholic Cathedral has resurrected after at least three missile attacks amid the Syrian civil war. The Maronite Cathedral of St. Elijah in Aleppo reopened July 20 following years of restoration when the church was bombed by jihadists in 2013.
For nearly half a century, the Brooklyn-based soup kitchen, Community Help in Park Slope, Inc. (CHiPS) has served more than 300 daily meals to clients in the neighborhood without charging a dime. But, on March 19, it too succumbed to the coronavirus crisis, serving its last plate until further notice.
Emanuele Alaimo couldn’t predict that in the middle of Lent, a pandemic was going to impact his Brooklyn-based small business. He said the economic effects of coronavirus are just getting started.