A federal judge Aug. 3 temporarily blocked an order issued by the governor of Texas to halt transportation of migrants by anyone other than local or federal authorities following an incident involving a Catholic nonprofit.
Less than a week after becoming the new president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), Lincoln Snyder was already thinking about the next school year, which will begin in less than two months.
Dr. Greg Burke, an internist who is co-director of ethics for the Catholic Medical Association, said stress has been a topic of conversation in the medical profession for years, but that the COVID-19 pandemic pushed it into overdrive.
U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky won the Olympic gold medal July 28 for the women’s 1,500-meter freestyle, a new event, on the heels of coming in fifth place in the 200-meter freestyle.
When the interview with Olympic cyclist Felicia Stancil began, the 26-year-old Indianapolis resident said it would be great if one particular story could be shared with people. It’s a story about her and her father, Jamie, a former professional BMX racer who introduced her to the sport.
As Cole Hocker approached the starting line for the biggest race of his life, he paused for a moment to follow his usual prerace routine of saying a prayer.
One of the main findings of the survey was that the demand for Catholic institution’s services from the immigrant community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic significantly increased. And those Catholic institutions responded with a number of new services, the survey found. These included: financial assistance, COVID-19 testing, education, contact tracing, and quarantine services, mental health services, grief support and assistance with funeral expenses, and delivery of food and sanitation supplies for infected and other homebound persons.
As Tokyo readies to welcome thousands of the world’s top athletes later this month for the Olympics, the local archbishop has announced that “regrettably” no Catholic parish will be able to welcome them due to the spread of COVID-19, as the Japanese city is once again in a state of emergency.
For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Father Franciscus Asisi Eka Yuantoro was welcomed earlier this month into a government facility for unaccompanied minors in Donna, Texas, to celebrate Mass, which he called a “blessing.”
In late May, three students from across the Diocese of Brooklyn were crowned the top subscription-selling winners in The Tablet’s COVID Relief Fundraiser.