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.
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After a mass shooting in California’s Half Moon Bay that left seven dead, the local Catholic church accompanies a grieving community.
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.’
The 19th-century Irish immigrant founded the first Catholic order for women religious in the Lone Star State and braved racial bigotry to open Texas’ first Catholic school for Black Americans.
Diocese of Monterey, California, promotes cause of Mormon convert and purported stigmatist.
The Catholic scholar, who was the first editor of ‘Communio’ in the U.S. and a former dean of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Washington, influenced generations of Catholic thinkers.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Canonists offered a mixed reception to the text released Oct. 27, with some dismissing its call for major reforms as a nonstarter.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority faces pushback from Democrats during the final stretch of the 2022 midterm campaign season, with polls marking a decline in popularity.
Influential voices in the Church have interpreted Pope Francis’ reformed apostolic constitution to support lay governance at the highest levels of the Church, and some prelates and canonists warn that the teachings of the Second Vatican Council could be upended.