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Brazilian bishops’ conference 2021 Lenten Fraternity Campaign criticized by some conservatives

SAO PAULO -- The Brazilian bishops' conference has come under fire from some of its more conservative members since it announced this year's Fraternity...

More than 20 Catholic organizations urge President Biden to return U.S....

WASHINGTON -- A contingent of national Catholic organizations has called on President Joe Biden to undertake steps to have the United States rejoin the...

Catholic school student wins a car in a work raffle and...

APPLETON, Wis. -- Raised in a family where faith is important, Haley Bridges has always followed the Golden Rule. "I've grown up with being told...

In celebrating Black History Month, remember dignity, courage, fortitude, tenacity of...

By FATHER RICHARD MALLOY February: a cold and snowy season. An old Jesuit once told me, "February is the longest month." But good news! Pitchers...

Texas hospitality proves too much for winter storm to stop

AUSTIN, Texas — The Burton family from Lake Charles, Louisiana, were on the way home from a New Mexico skiing vacation when the worst...

Coronavirus vs. the poor: Smaller churches, dioceses at the outset didn’t...

WASHINGTON -- Just as it was in much of American society this past year, the financial toll exacted by the coronavirus pandemic affected poor...

What might Pope Francis’ call to pastoral conversion mean for us...

In his 2013 apostolic exhortation "Evangelii Gaudium" ("The Joy of the Gospel"), Pope Francis spoke of his dream for a "missionary option" (No. 27)....

Approach Lent as an opportunity to grow in our relationship with...

I don't know about you, but I often mentally brace myself for Lent. The season feels so long, so winter-ridden, and in this time...

Pro-life ‘heartbeat’ bill signed into law in South Carolina, faces immediate...

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Saying “there are a lot of happy hearts beating right now,” Republican Gov. Henry McMaster of South Carolina signed a bill...

Dallas Diocese continues ministries despite winter storm’s grip

DALLAS — Despite the grip the historic winter storm had on north Texas, faith fueled outreach to Catholics and other community members in the...

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