Catholic communicators need to use extra care and educational efforts to combat a situation where some media “become places of toxicity, hate speech and fake news,” Pope Francis said.
Newly Found Maryland Site Reveals Clues About Catholic Colonists
While English colonists who arrived in the New World were looking for greater opportunities, many of the Catholic colonists who arrived in Maryland also were looking to escape religious persecution.
LaGuardia Airport to Receive Room For Religious Services by ‘End of Year’
Chaplains will have access to room in the new Central Hall at LaGuardia Airport, between Terminals B and C, after renovations are completed there in 4th Quarter 2022, a Port Authority official confirmed.
‘Every Street and Square Will Resist’ Russians, Says Odessa Bishop
A Catholic bishop in the threatened Ukrainian port of Odessa warned of “ferocious resistance” if Russian forces launch a frontal assault.
Friday Fish Fries Are Starting to Come Back This Lent
Lenten Friday fish fries, a staple at many Catholic parishes in some regions of the United States, were among the many things put on the back burner during the coronavirus pandemic.
Brooklyn ‘State of Mind’ Infuses Writer’s Urban Fiction
Images of backyard shrines to the Blessed Virgin adorn the pages of many Catholic novelists. They are a place-setting device authors use to plant familiar images in the mind of the reader.
Women’s Day: A Time to Measure Progress, Reach Out to Young Women
The Catholic Church at all levels can find ways to involve more women in leadership positions, “but you have to start with wanting it. The how follows the fact that you want it; that’s where the creativity opens up,” said Carolyn Y. Woo, former CEO and president of Catholic Relief Services.
Tears, Prayers and Support Across the Diocese For War-Torn Ukraine
As tanks rolled across the Ukraine border and Russian missiles bombarded major cities, the Catholic faithful in parishes across the Diocese of Brooklyn held prayerful Masses for the Ukrainian people this past weekend to offer hope and support for the war-ravaged European nation.
Families in South Sudan Benefit From Church Aid Following Floods
Forty-year-old Chol Garang and his wife Anok Deng, 33, sit on a woven mat outside their new home in Malakal, South Sudan’s second largest city, waiting for rice donated by the church to cook for their children.
In Washington, Saints Join a Crowd Marching for Immigration Reform
Mario Ramirez of Milwaukee helped carry part of a homemade statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe that bobbed in the massive crowd headed toward the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building Sept. 21.