The Portland-based Catholic Sentinel and El Centinela newspapers will close Oct. 1, reflecting a national transition in Catholic communications, according to a news release issued jointly July 21 by the Archdiocese of Portland and Oregon Catholic Press.
Archdiocese Of New York Shuttering Newspaper
Catholic New York, the biweekly newspaper of the Archdiocese of New York, will cease publishing in November, the archdiocese announced on May 19.
Dutch Priest Proposed as Patron Saint of Journalists
Among the 10 men and women Pope Francis will proclaim as the Catholic Church’s newest saints is a Dutch priest and journalist who stood his ground against Nazi ideology and paid for it with his life.
FBI Agents Sent to Haiti to Assist with Missionaries’ Release
As many as 17 American missionaries were reportedly kidnapped by gang members in Haiti on Saturday, Oct. 16, including 14 adults and three children, according to an Ohio-based humanitarian aid group.
Catholic Publication’s Twitter Account Locked Over Tweet About Biden Nominee
The editors at a Catholic publication said they are uncertain why an automated social media post was deemed hateful and led their Twitter account to be locked.
The Tablet Website Set to Get Update Allowing for Personalization, Access to Special Content
Readers of The Tablet website will soon be able to improve their user experience by signing up for a free log-in. Their new profile will unlock special features, articles, content, and a vast archive.
Meet Currents News’s Official Anchor, Christine Persichette
Broadcast journalist Christine Persichette has been named the anchor of Currents News, a comprehensive nightly news program from the Catholic perspective.
Driven By Pandemic, U.S. Church Hits the Online Superhighway
When Pope Francis told the Vatican’s communications department in 2017 the digital world should be a primary vehicle for spreading the gospel, he certainly couldn’t have predicted a global pandemic that would leave the online realm as one of the only means for doing so.
Pro-Life Family Shows The Adoption Choice
The Stark family, who live in Pound Ridge in Westchester County, have seven children, six of them adopted, including three from China. The family’s story shows another facet of the pro-life movement: adoption.
‘Ed’ Wall, Veteran Journalist in Secular, Catholic Press, Dies at 94
Arthur E. P. “Ed” Wall, a veteran journalist who spent many years in the secular press and the Catholic press, died Jan. 18 in Orland Park. He was 94.