As Catholics commemorate Jesus’ Passion on Good Friday, the Vatican is asking them to support the church in the Holy Land with their prayers, financial contributions and possibly by making a pilgrimage.
Comments made by Catholic legislators in New Mexico in support of abortion and physician-assisted suicide “do not represent” church teaching and “may be confusing to the Catholic faithful,” said the state’s Catholic bishops.
The paschal candle is a central part of the Easter season, and the A.I. Root Co. in Medina, Ohio, will create over 1,500 of these liturgical works of art and ship them to churches across the country in the coming weeks.
The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has urged Irish people and those of Irish descent celebrating St. Patrick’s Day to remember the plight of migrants.
Karol Diaz, a fifth-grader at Assumption B.V.M. School in West Grove, was among the youngest of those attending the Liturgy of the Word for justice for immigrants and refugees led by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput March 19 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, Pa.
We are passing through a revolution of sorts in America,” says Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York urged President Donald Trump to follow through on a recent call for legislation that funds school choice for disadvantaged youth nationwide.
Calling health care “a vital concern for nearly every person in the country,” the U.S. Catholic bishops said they will be reviewing closely a measure introduced in the House to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Okla., announced that one its native sons, Father Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified Sept. 23 in Oklahoma.
While one Catholic archbishop was urging a fix to the country’s immigration laws before a Catholic crowd, another was pleading with the government not to separate mothers from their children while in immigration detention, and yet another, a cardinal, was accompanying a grandfather to an appointment that could have resulted in his deportation.