Meghan Markle’s Catholic School Celebrates Royal Wedding

Royal wedding fever has caught on in many places, but it has a particular soft spot at Immaculate Heart Middle School and High School outside Los Angeles, the school Meghan Markle attended from seventh to 12th grade.

Novel Project Strengthens Mother-Daughter Bond

Several years ago, Kathy Schneeman of St. Joseph’s parish in West St. Paul was finding extra time in her life, a bit unusual for a mother of nine, including young twins.

Archbishop to Grads: Tell A New Story of America

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, Calif., said Saturday, May 12, that the U.S. is facing a “crisis of identity,” more bitterly divided and anxious than he has ever witnessed, and he called on college graduates “to tell a new story for a new America.”

Newark Cardinal Leads March for Immigrants

Cardinal Joseph Tobin lead a “Jericho Walk” in solidarity with immigrants’ silent prayers while walking around Federal headquarters in Newark, N.J. The walk is inspired by the battle of Jericho when a community’s faith was able to bring down the walls of the fortified city.

Nephew Is Believed to Have Killed Nun

Sister Angela Miller, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, is believed to have been murdered by her nephew on or before he set fire April 28 to the nun’s home in West Scranton, Pa., authorities said.

Cardinal Dolan Evangelizes Culture at Met Gala, One Stereotype At a Time

For the usual red carpet attendees, it was a moment in which they were presented with a lived example of the Church open to the world around it — both via the figure of the cardinal, but also the cooperation of the Vatican in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibition on “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.”

Republican Wants Ryan to Reinstate Fired House Chaplain

Republican Congressman Walter Jones is calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to reinstate Father Patrick Conroy as chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives following revelations last week that Ryan forced Conroy from his post.