‘A Deeply Pastoral Heart’: The Legacy of Cardinal Francis George
The late Chicago archbishop, as chronicled in a new biography, made ‘the holiness of his people his top priority’ and championed ‘simply Catholicism.’
Slain LA ‘Bishop Dave’ Remembered as a Humble Man of Action Who Wanted People to Encounter Christ’s Healing Love
Hailed as an advocate for immigrants and an apostle of deep prayer, the late Los Angeles auxiliary bishop defied easy categories and touched the hearts of people from many different walks of life.
8 Nicaraguan Priests Expelled by Ortega Regime Celebrate Mass for First Time in 6 Months
A Washington, D.C., pastor describes the emotion-filled Mass and harrowing stories of prison life before the deportees were expelled from the country, along with hundreds of political prisoners.
‘This Place Where Violence Occurred, We Are Reclaiming as a Place of Peace’
After a mass shooting in California’s Half Moon Bay that left seven dead, the local Catholic church accompanies a grieving community.
Composer Frank LaRocca Discusses His Latest Composition, ‘Messe des Malades’
The Mass setting, which honors Our Lady of Lourdes, will be inaugurated Feb. 11 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, California, and air on EWTN. Composer Frank La Rocca notes that this new Mass ‘honors those who suffer indignity with their illnesses and yet, through the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes, still maintain their faith in God’s providence.’
New Editor-in-Chief Shannon Mullen Welcomes Opportunity to Hone Register’s Journalistic Edge
Shannon Mullen spent 33 years at the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey, and comes to the Register via Catholic News Agency.
Mapping the US’ Shifting Educational Landscape
Notre Dame professor discusses current legal cases’ potential impact.
Oklahoma Plans First Catholic Charter School
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is partnering with the Diocese of Tulsa in a joint application to the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board.
Father Timothy Radcliffe’s Designation as Synod on Synodality’s Retreat Master Stirs Anxiety
NEWS ANALYSIS: While the prominent Dominican has decried political polarization in the Church, his appointment itself could fuel the polarization in the synodal process, given his public dissent from Church teachings on homosexuality.