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Jesse Jackson among more than 200 arrested in Washington at ‘Moral...

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of people marched -- and more than 200 of them were arrested -- Aug. 2 at a "Moral Monday" rally for...

Dante’s “Paradiso” is the end of the journey begun in “Inferno”

Dante's "Paradiso" is the culmination of the journey begun in Canto I of his "Inferno," where he was lost in the dark wood and...

Take a closer look at Dante’s ‘Purgatorio’

After the two poets, Dante and Virgil, emerge from hell, they begin to experience many signs of the enormous difference between "Inferno" and "Purgatorio"...

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with assault in Massachusetts case

BOSTON — The Boston Globe reported July 29 that police in the Boston suburb of Wellesley have charged former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick with three...

Women religious, laypeople urge passage of For the People Act by...

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Members of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, other women religious and laypeople attend a rally in support of For...

Mississippi’s attorney general presents brief urging Supreme Court to overturn Roe...

WASHINGTON -- Many would like to believe the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion settled the issue "once and for...

Australian Catholic hospitals call on government to make vaccinations compulsory for...

SYDNEY -- With a national emergency declared in Australia's most populous state, Catholic not-for-profit hospitals called on the Australian government to make vaccinations compulsory...

Notre Dame alum Lee Kiefer is first American to win individual...

TOKYO  -- "Golden is thy fame, indeed," the University of Notre Dame in Indiana tweeted July 25 after Lee Kiefer, class of 2017, won...

Take a closer look at Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ and ‘Inferno’

Introduction to the "Divine Comedy" Dante Alighieri, author of the "Divine Comedy" (called by him simply "Commedia"), lived during the cusp of the 13th and...

Dante Alighieri, exiled poet of justice, love and hope, still inspires...

Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in 1265; we do not know the day, but he tells us it was under the sign of...

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