Celebrating a Mass for the Uvalde, Texas community on the first night after the Robb Elementary School shooting, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller called the children in attendance to the front of the church to speak with them directly, but didn’t receive any feedback.
Ancestors of slaves owned and sold by Jesuit priests in the early 1800s say modern-day Jesuits have fallen behind on their promise to raise money for reparations. A near-term pledge of $100 million was pledged to help fund racial-healing programs and scholarships for the slaves’ descendants.
Venice Bishop Frank J. Dewane urged local residents to pray as Hurricane Ian approached Florida’s west coast, and the Diocese of Venice put into action plans to ensure safety and recovery after the storm passes.
An updated version of a 2019 paper that cites the presence of religious belief as an aid in recovery, particularly from mental health and substance abuse issues, has met with both support and skepticism.
For the past two and one-half years as he helped lead the nation’s efforts to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci has become became a familiar face to Americans.
As the Tampa Bay area on Florida’s west coast prepared for what was expected to be a direct hit from Hurricane Ian, Bishop Gregory L. Parkes of St. Petersburg invited all in the diocese to pray to God “for the protection of life and property as we face this serious threat.”
The head of the Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia said the FBI’s arrest of a prominent Catholic pro-life activist known for his sidewalk counseling outside a Philadelphia abortion facility is “a horrendous stunt to intimidate pro-lifers.”
The Supreme Court begins its new term Oct. 3, jumping right back into the fray with cases that take on affirmative action, voting, immigration, the environment and freedom of speech.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich praised Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson for ruling Sept. 23 that a state law prohibiting nearly all abortions can take effect.
Jean Fedigan, founder of a nonprofit in the Diocese of Tucson, Arizona, that serves homeless and trafficked women, is the 2022-2023 recipient of Catholic Extension’s Lumen Christi Award.