Bishop Barron to Google: Search for Meaning Tied to Religion

While Google may have defined the modern-day search engine, Bishop Robert Barron, known as one of America’s premier Catholic preachers and teachers, believes that today’s search for meaning is inextricably tied to religion as much as technology.

Cardinal Dolan Hopes Supreme Court Will Uphold Free Speech

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities said March 20 that he prayed the Supreme Court would “do the right thing and uphold our fundamental right to free speech” when it decides a case examining freedom of speech at crisis pregnancy centers.

Engaging Hispanic Youth, Eliminating Segregation Are Goals of Encuentro

Dr. Hosffman Ospino, one of the U.S. Church’s leading experts on Hispanic Catholics who is deeply involved in the Fifth National Encuentro for Hispanic Ministry, says the rest of the country must harness the potential of Hispanic Catholics or risk losing the future of the U.S. Church.

Praying For Safety

March 14, one month after the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla., students around the country walked out of their classrooms as part of a nationwide school protest demanding an end to gun violence and school shootings.

Trump Sends Congratulations to Pope Francis on Five-Year Anniversary

Despite perceptions in some quarters that they represent competing visions of the world, U.S. President Donald Trump on March 13 reached out to Pope Francis, offering him congratulations on behalf of the American people on the fifth anniversary of his election to the papacy.

New ‘Paul’ Movie Prompts Thought – But Isn’t Gospel

Don’t take everything you see in the new movie “Paul, Apostle of Christ” as, well, gospel. Even the filmmakers have said much of what is on screen is conjecture. Compared to today’s information-saturated age, little is definitively known about St. Paul and St. Luke, the film’s two main characters.

Nun Thanked by Pope to Receive Laetare Medal

Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, and a longtime advocate for immigrants and refugees, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2018 Laetare Medal at the school’s graduation ceremony May 20.