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Reminder: ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing today — Pray with Pope Francis...

Pope Francis said he will grant a plenary indulgence to the faithful who watch or listen to his extraordinary blessing "urbi et orbi" (to...

Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y., reports a parishioner has died of COVID-19

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The Diocese of Brooklyn announced March 25 that an elderly parishioner from Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Jamaica...

Pandemic casts spotlight on a nearly forgotten martyr: St. Corona

BONN, Germany — She had become nearly forgotten. Little is known about the young woman who was killed for her Christian faith, presumably in...

Learn from the poor and vulnerable in time of coronavirus crisis...

By Hosffman Ospino Moments of crisis are great opportunities of self-assessment. Crises often confront us with what philosophers call "existential questions." As our world...

Relevant Radio appeals to teens with daily ‘Litany in Time of...

MINNEAPOLIS -- JunFen Freihammer, a senior at DeLaSalle Catholic High School in Minneapolis, seems a perfect fit to record a prayer to lift hardships...

Birmingham Bishop Robert Baker retires; Pope Francis names Bishop Steven Ralca...

The Dialog news operation is providing special alerts to readers of the Angelus e-newsletter. Sign up here for a free subscription to the Angelus. WASHINGTON -- Pope...

District of Columbia supermarket shows today’s reality of living with coronavirus...

WASHINGTON — As I approached each of these individuals to interview them at my nearby Giant, standing the now-standard 6 feet apart while we...

Being generous: Look beyond the financial aspects of almsgiving

A traditional way to approach the Lenten practice of almsgiving is to give from the excess that you create by fasting. For example, according to...

New Zealand deacon participates in ordination of his son as bishop

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — In a first for New Zealand, a permanent deacon participated in the episcopal ordination Mass of his son. More than 3,000...

USCCB launches ‘Walking With Moms in Need’ yearlong parish service project

WASHINGTON — U.S. Catholic bishops are being asked to invite the parishes in their dioceses to join a nationwide effort called “Walking With Moms...

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