The U.S. Bishops Conference chairman of evangelization and catechesis is calling the Vatican’s recently instituted ministry of the catechist a “beautiful thing” to try to evangelize an increasingly secularized nation.
With chants of “Keep Columbus Day,” dozens of activists gathered at a Columbus Circle rally on May 12 to denounce the city Department of Education’s (DOE) decision to remove Columbus Day from the school calendar.
When filmmaker Martin Doblmeier considers the interfaith growth between Catholics and Jews, Pope Francis’ October 2018 Angelus prayer for the 11 victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh comes to mind.
Diocesan Respect Life coordinators and the Pro-Life Secretariat of the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops are encouraging Catholics to speak out against the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, legislation which bans federal Medicaid funding of abortions.
As the city is on the mend from a year of COVID-19 restrictions, fierce, unprovoked attacks on people of Asian heritage have erupted during the first few months of 2021. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio says the Catholic faith has a role in dealing with the hate, but ultimately it is a moral issue in the heart of each person.
Who would have ever imagined that a young barber from Canonsburg, a rural town in west-central Pennsylvania located about 20 miles from Pittsburgh, would ultimately become one of the most popular entertainers of the 20th century?
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will host a recitation of the rosary on Monday, May 17, at noon (EDT) as part of Pope Francis’ call for a worldwide marathon of rosaries for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco on Monday doubled down on his stance that Catholic public figures who support abortion rights should be barred from receiving Communion while at the same time pleading with them to have a change of heart.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has urged the U.S. bishops to proceed with caution in their discussions about formulating a national policy “to address the situation of Catholics in public office who support legislation allowing abortion, euthanasia or other moral evils.”
Read Archbishop Cordileone’s “Before I Formed You In The Womb I Knew You”