According to a new study, Catholics, not surprisingly, are using websites and social media more than they did almost 20 years ago, and they increased this usage during the pandemic. What might be a surprising find, except to those reading this story in print, is that Catholics still like their print publications.
A year after complaining of funding delays from the Jesuits, one leader of the Georgetown 272 descendants says, “We do have positive things taking place for achieving the overall goal. We are, in fact, moving forward.”
A new survey from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Georgetown University shows that the number of permanent deacons in active ministry in the U.S. last year is the lowest since 2011, which “is [a trend] in keeping with the slow decline of the diaconate over the past several years.”
Nearly two-thirds of the men being ordained to the priesthood this year said parish priests were an encouraging influence on their vocation, according to a new study.
Ancestors of slaves owned and sold by Jesuit priests in the early 1800s say modern-day Jesuits have fallen behind on their promise to raise money for reparations. A near-term pledge of $100 million was pledged to help fund racial-healing programs and scholarships for the slaves’ descendants.
When it comes to being named valedictorians of their respective Catholic high school graduating classes, Allie Giordano and Victoria Ryan have a lot in common.
Money from the 1838 sale of 272 slaves by Jesuit priests in Maryland helped finance the expansion of the Church in states to the west and north, researchers say. The Jesuits are addressing that history, but some researchers say other institutions, such as colleges and universities, should do likewise.
The devastating impact of the sin of slavery cannot be fixed with a simple apology and monetary restitution, Georgetown University officials acknowledge.
The president of Caritas Ukraine is an American citizen — the daughter of Ukrainian refugees — and yet she has not left Ukraine, even after the U.S. government advised Americans to leave.
Assuming the Supreme Court upholds Mississippi’s law banning most abortions after 15 weeks in its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Care, the future of the pro-life movement may depend on a move away from partisan politics, specifically a move away from an alignment with Republican politicians.