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June 10, 2014

Bishop Morlino: Redefining Marriage Has Domino Effect on Family

The Madison, Wis., bishop decried the June 6 federal court ruling that says marriage discriminates against same-sex couples.

June 9, 2014

Pope on Pentecost Preaching: The Holy Spirit Enlivens the Church

The Holy Spirit is the ‘interior Teacher,’ guiding us ‘along the right path, throughout the situations of life.’

June 6, 2014

Anyone Can Follow Mother Teresa’s Missionary Example, Postulator Says

Father Brian Kolodiejchuk discusses the legacy of the beatified religious sister.

June 4, 2014

U.K. Bishop: Defeat Relativism With ‘Authentic Humanism’

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth discusses his role as shepherd in an increasingly secular society.

June 4, 2014

Gift of Piety Fosters Fraternal Solidarity, Pope Says

The Holy Father continues his catechesis on the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

June 3, 2014

Vatican Candlelight Vigil Honors Mary’s Faith and Example

Cardinal Angelo Comastri led hundreds of pilgrims in prayer to close a month dedicated to the Blessed Mother.

May 31, 2014

Clothe the Naked: Acknowledging the Need for Human Dignity

Connecting the Dots: A Register Series on the Corporal Works of Mercy

May 30, 2014

Pope’s Historic Prayer Deeply Moves Jerusalem Bishop

Auxiliary Bishop William Shomali is praying the meeting between the Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew will lead to greater graces for the body of Christ.

May 29, 2014

Pope Francis’ Pilgrimage Focused on Human Plight, Not Political Negotiations

COMMENTARY: During his just-concluded Holy Land voyage, the Holy Father sought to restore dignity to the marginalized.

May 28, 2014

India Archdiocese Launches Suicide-Prevention Help Line

The suicide rate in Goa is 25% above the national average, according to the India Crime Records Bureau.

May 27, 2014

Pope Francis Reflects on His Holy Land Voyage

In a wide-ranging press conference on his flight home, the Pope also discussed clerical sex abuse, the upcoming synod, Vatican finances and Pope Pius XII’s cause for canonization.

May 26, 2014

Meeting Pope Francis Is a Sign of the Early Church, Seminarian Says

Deacon Deacon Bernard Poggi, who is studying at the seminary of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, said Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land is also a sign of hope.

May 22, 2014

Archbishop Gänswein: European Governments Ignore Attacks on Christians

The prefect of the papal household said that a ‘militant secularity’ has developed in Europe, one which aims to silence Christians and marginalize religion.

May 16, 2014

Christians and Muslims United in Nigeria, Says Bishop

Prayers for the safe return of the kidnapped schoolgirls abound in the country.

May 16, 2014

The Columbia Tales: An Old World Pilgrimage Thrives in D.C.

For the past seven years, two private Catholic schools have taken a journey with Our Lady Most Pure around the nation’s capital.

May 15, 2014

Ukraine’s Tireless Shepherd

COMMENTARY: Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk leads a spiritual resistance in a country threatened with war with Russia.

May 15, 2014

A Christian Without a Church Is Purely Idealistic, Pope Francis Says

The Holy Father told pilgrims May 15 that a member of the Body of Christ without a history, a nation or the Church ‘is incomprehensible.’

May 15, 2014

Russian Prison Chaplain Witnesses Stories of Conversion and Hope

Brokenness in the lives of prisoners can make them the most receptive to grace and to God, priest says.

May 14, 2014

Students Inspired by St. John Paul II to Revitalize College Town

Franciscan University students help their adopted hometown in Ohio and inspire University of Notre Dame students in Indiana.

May 14, 2014

Pope Francis Says Fortitude Not Just for Extraordinary Circumstances

The Holy Father continued his catechesis on the gifts of the Holy Spirit at his general audience May 14.

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