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The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, the congregation founded by St. Katharine Drexel, announced that it will sell its historic motherhouse in Bensalem, Pa. The 44-acre property also contains the National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel and her tomb. more
The well-received feature films “Creed,” “The Martian” and “Room” are among 21 winners of Christopher Awards announced March 30 in New York. more
A petition signed by more than 400,000 people called on the United Nations to act to stop the Islamic State group in its endless attacks on Christians and other religious minorities. more
Many paths led Richard Doerflinger into pro-life work. more
Cardinal Dolan recently visited volunteers working the phones at a local citizenship and immigration information hotline. True to form, he didn’t place on hold his appreciation as he affirmed them … more
Pope Francis has named Bishop Neil E. Tiedemann as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn. more
While religious freedom in much of the Middle East is under siege and the civil war in Syria seems to have no end in sight, Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, and others called the United Nations to action. more
The scenic grounds of the Marian Shrine in Stony Point offered a picture-perfect setting for the latest Saturday of Mercy marking the Jubilee Year of Mercy April 16. Many priests heard confessions … more
For decades, Congress and U.S. presidents—both Republican and Democrat—have approved federal laws “protecting conscientious objection to abortion,” but it is increasingly clear current laws “offer far less protection in practice than in theory,” said a group of faith-based, health care and pro-life organizations. more
On a crisp April evening, hundreds of young adults prayed the words of the Divine Mercy Chaplet at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. As their voices echoed through the cathedral, their eyes remained … more
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