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Lebanese Cardinal Béchara Boutros Rai asked everyone watching a Sept. 10 webinar “not to forget Lebanon.”  The Middle East nation has faced political and economic … more
The archdiocese is sending $15,000 to assist in the recovery from the devastating impact of Hurricane Laura and the California wildfires and to support the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ … more
Three U.S. Catholic bishops said that a proposed modification to a 2016 federal rule governing who temporary and emergency shelters must take in “is a step in the right direction” because it allows faith-based facilities more flexibility. more
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18 at age 87, has been described in countless tributes as a cultural icon. more
The Catholic Church and American society should recognize the historic and current contributions of Hispanic and Latino leaders, said a U.S. bishop at the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15. more
The National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd said House passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Sept. 17 is a “huge win for women.” more
In imposing severe restrictions on indoor worship services because of Covid-19 protocols, the city of San Francisco “is turning a great many faithful away from their houses of prayer,” said San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone. more
It is important to have Christian media that provide quality coverage of the life of the Church and that are capable of forming people’s consciences, Pope Francis said. more
In a letter to people participating in a virtual Marian pilgrimage, Pope Francis offered words of encouragement to families struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic. more
Pope Francis will travel to Assisi Oct. 3 to sign an encyclical on the social, political and economic obligations that flow from a belief that all people are children of God and therefore brothers and sisters to one another. more
The pleasure of seeing other people face to face and not “screen to screen” as Covid-19 restrictions ease clearly demonstrates that people are social beings and need one another, Pope Francis said. more
The exploitation and plundering of the Earth’s resources at the expense of the poor and vulnerable cry out for justice and the forgiveness of debts, Pope Francis said. more
Christ’s cross is a powerful symbol of God’s love for humanity and not just a decoration or trinket, Pope Francis said. more
Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki prayed for peace and healing at several damaged sites during a visit to Kenosha, Wis., the scene of four nights of demonstrations following the police shooting of a Black man. more
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the absurdity of “pouring valuable resources into the maintenance of weapons of destruction while so many on this planet are struggling to survive,” a Vatican representative told a U.N. meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day Against Nuclear Tests. more
Catholics will mark the World Day of Migrants and Refugees during the ecumenical celebration of the Season of Creation, highlighting the obligation, as Pope Francis says, to listen to the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor, said Canadian Cardinal Michael Czerny. more
During the height of the COVID-19 lockdowns in Europe and North America, city-dwellers—including Pope Francis—were struck by the hush on the streets, the blueness of the skies and the songs of birds. more
Since we believe that Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist, how we receive Him, how we reverence His presence among us, matters a great deal. First and foremost, we receive Him in a state of … more
The Catholic Near East Welfare Association last week embarked on an emergency campaign to rally prayers and collect funds for Lebanon as the nation heads deeper into its worst crisis since its civil … more
First in a series of four articles ​​​​​​​ A reflection on the place of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in the lives of the faithful as we move forward during this time of … more
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