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Jewish and Catholic leaders met in a spirit of joy and cooperation at a 25th anniversary celebration marking the Vatican’s recognition of the State of Israel. The historic step began with the … more
Every time a Catholic receives Communion, it should be like his or her First Communion, Pope Francis said. more
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill June 19 that will overturn at least nine pro-life policies, including reinstating taxpayer-funded abortion domestically and abroad, according to Republican Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey. The bill passed 226 to 203, with every Republican voting against it. more
Con el tema unificador “Somos una familia”, tres presentadores en un retiro espiritual de familias hispanas / latinas en Newburgh hablaron con un tono de urgencia acerca de la necesidad de … more
The Catholic Church must find ways to reach indigenous Catholics deprived of the sacraments in the most remote areas of the Amazon rainforest, and that may include ordaining married elders, said the working document for the Synod of Bishops on the Amazon. more
The archbishop of Paris wore a hard hat as he celebrated the first Mass in Notre Dame Cathedral since a huge blaze devastated the landmark building in April. more
Catholic schools must help parents teach young people that biological sex and gender are naturally fixed at birth and part of God’s plan for creation, said the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education. more
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, who was the first African American diocesan priest in the United States and founder of the first black Catholic parish in Chicago. more
In a world of conflict and division and a culture of insult, people need to live filled with the Holy Spirit, who is the only one capable of bringing harmony and unity to diversity, Pope Francis said. more
Pope Francis praised Allied troops who took part in critical D-Day landings in France 75 years ago, while also remembering German soldiers who died fighting under Nazi orders. more
In remembering the estimated 4,400 Allied troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services said that “Jesus Christ reminds us there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” more
Announcing his desire to visit Iraq in 2020, Pope Francis called for a peaceful resolution to crises in the Middle East. more
The Trustees of St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Archdiocese of New York have requested another appeal to seek review of a recent ruling that the remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen be transferred … more
On his visit to Romania last weekend, Pope Francis further extended the healing hand of the Catholic Church to the Eastern Orthodox Christians separated for centuries from Rome and long suspicious of … more
La misa anual del Desfile del Día Puertorriqueño en la Catedral de San Patricio atrajo a cerca de 1.500 personas, incluyendo a Esther Torres, de 69 años, feligresa de la parroquia de Santa Inés … more
Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) was recognized with the Path to Peace Foundation’s Path to Peace Award for its continued support for suffering and persecuted Christians throughout the … more
An expected vote from the U.S. Supreme Court on the added U.S. citizenship question in the 2020 census just hit a potential twist with newly submitted evidence that could influence the court’s decision. more
In the wake of a mass shooting that left 12 people dead in Virginia Beach, Va., the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development called for American society to examine why such violent incidents continue to occur. more
A long-standing tradition will end this summer as the Knights of Columbus discard the ceremonial capes and plumed chapeaus of its fourth-degree members. more
In his first Mass in Romania, Pope Francis recalled the witness of countless Catholics in the country who held on to hope and trusted God amid persecution. more
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