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Daniel Clifford met his future wife, Jacqueline, on a blind date while home on leave from the U.S. Air Force. The Cliffords, parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Peace on Staten Island, were among 144 couples renewing their vows at the Golden Jubilee Wedding Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral June 6. more
Love & Responsibility in NYC returns on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. this summer with a slate of renowned speakers and musicians. more
When they gather virtually for their annual spring assembly June 16-18, the U.S. bishops will be asked to approve the drafting of a formal statement on the meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the Catholic Church. more
Ahead of the bishops’ spring assembly, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, D.C., has appointed Father Jorge Torres, a priest of the Diocese of Orlando, Fla., to help implement a planned multiyear National Eucharistic Revival. more
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops invites Catholics “to pray, reflect and act to promote religious freedom” during Religious Freedom Week, which is set for June 22-29 and has as its theme “Solidarity in Freedom.” more
The Women’s Health Protection Act, introduced in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House June 8 “would invalidate nearly all existing state limitations on abortion,” said Jennifer Popik, director of federal legislation for National Right to Life. more
Jesus is always praying for each and every person, desiring that His word would help people in their lives and that they never would feel alone, Pope Francis said. more
A June 7 U.S. Supreme Court decision ruled that hundreds of thousands of immigrants with a temporary immigration status cannot apply for a more permanent way to remain in the country if they first entered without authority to do so. more
Cardinal Dolan, president of the New York State Catholic Conference, with the consent of the other seven diocesan bishops of the state, has appointed Dennis Poust as executive director, effective immediately. more
Pope Francis led hundreds of pilgrims and visitors in St. Peter’s Square in a moment of silent prayer for the Indigenous children who died in Canadian residential schools and for their grieving families. more
A nun who was brutally stabbed in a satanic sacrifice was beatified a martyr June 6 in the northern Italian city where she served. more
People’s hearts and the entire Church must be wide open to wonder and devotion to Christ and ready to embrace everyone—sinner and saint alike, Pope Francis said. more
Carla Harris, a longtime parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo in Harlem, was awarded the University of Notre Dame’s 2021 Laetare Medal, a renowned honor given to American Catholics. She received the medal during the university’s commencement ceremony May 23. more
The spring is truly a beautiful time of the year. As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, we see signs of life returning all around us. It is a season that lifts the human spirit. The … more
Pope Francis named English Archbishop Arthur Roche to lead the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, the Vatican said. more
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee called on Congress May 28 to preserve the Hyde Amendment in any federal budget proposal and “to work toward a budget that truly builds up the common good of all.” more
We all know that fatherhood has its pleasures and its pains. Witnessing offspring grow into healthy, intelligent and productive citizens makes a father feel as tall as a mountain and proud beyond … more
Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the prelate who chairs the USCCB’s Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs decried a recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks in the United States as “contrary to who we are called to be as the people of God.” more
To help lead the world’s Catholics along a journey of intensified action in caring for creation, Pope Francis asked everyone to join a new global grassroots movement to create a more inclusive, fraternal, peaceful and sustainable world. more
Whenever we hear someone speak about the vocations crisis in the Church, our first thought goes to the challenging situation regarding the dearth of priestly vocations. While this certainly is … more
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