Australian Priests 'Willing to go to Jail' Rather Than Break Confessional Seal

As Australian states and territories pass and consider laws requiring priests to break the seal of confession to report cases of child sex abuse, Catholic priests are s ...

Jun 22, 2018

The Holy Father Appoints Auxiliary Bishop for Enugu

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May 25, 2018

Bishops Call for 'Common-Sense Gun Measures' After Florida School Shooting

In the aftermath of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stone man Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. that killed 17 people, two US bishops have issued a joint statement calling for “common-sen ...

Mar 09, 2018

Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church Added to Liturgical Calendar

On Saturday, the Vatican announced Pope Francis' decision that the Church celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as “Mother of the Church” every year on the Monday after Pentecos ...

Mar 09, 2018

Ecuador Shelter Serves Patients and Orphaned Children with HIV

The San Luis Gonzaga shelter in Guayaquil, Ecuador, provides free lodging and care for people with HIV, including children who lost their parents due to the illness.An outreach of the Archdio ...

Mar 09, 2018

What's the Point of Fasting, Anyway?

God commanded it, Jesus practiced it, Church Fathers have preached the importance of it – fasting is a powerful and fundamental part of the Christian life. But for many Catholics today, it's ...

Mar 02, 2018

What to Do If You're Too Ashamed to Go to Confession

While Reconciliation is intended to allow Christ's victory to overcome sin in our lives, what happens when shame over one's sins is so great that it keeps people away from the sacrament?The f ...

Mar 02, 2018

Attacks against India's Christians Doubled in 2017

Compared to 2016, attacks against Christians in India by Hindu extremists more than doubled in 2017 amid efforts to label the religious minority a danger to the state. The persecution ranges from t ...

Mar 02, 2018

Amidst the Pyeongchang Games, Remembering Korea's Martyrs

As the 2018 Winter Olympic Games continue in Pyeongchang, the world is watching Korea for more than just sports.The sister of North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, was present at the games' ope ...

Feb 19, 2018

Catholic Skater Yuna Kim Lights the Olympic Torch

Catholic Olympic gold-medalist Yuna Kim lit the torch at the Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Feb. 9.The Korean skating sensation has long expressed ...

Feb 19, 2018

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