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Percentage of new white priests in United States are dropping, survey...

WASHINGTON — The annual report of new priests commissioned by the U.S. bishops shows that among those who responded, a shrinking number are white,...

Conference on priesthood: As with Jesus, celibacy of priests is not...

VATICAN CITY -- The requirement that most priests in the Latin rite of the Catholic Church be celibate has theological and spiritual foundations and...

Pope Francis, Cardinal Marc Ouellet offer antidotes as they identify what...

VATICAN CITY — Opening an international conference on priesthood, Pope Francis insisted that those who are not close to God in prayer, close to...

Knights of Columbus remind us to say ‘Thank you, Father’ on...

By Richard Johnson, State Deputy Throughout Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, the Knights of Columbus honor and share gratitude for our priests on...

Our Lenten Journey, April 1, 2021

Welcome to The Dialog’s Lenten Journey for 2021, “Forty Days, Forty Deeds.” Throughout the season, we will be offering suggestions for acts of prayer, kindness...

Pittsburgh man plans acting career in LA, finds vocation to priesthood...

I arrived in Los Angeles on Oct. 4, 2007, the feast of St. Francis (my confirmation patron, a detail that escaped me at the...

High school boys from around Diocese of Wilmington hear about vocations...

RIDGELY, Md. — Laughter was the dominant noise during the most recent 'Pass the Word,' a program designed to introduce high school boys to...

Toronto Raptors’ Pascal Siakam took a shot at priesthood training before...

WASHINGTON -- When Pascal Siakam was in his young teens attending a minor seminary in Cameroon -- and mostly playing soccer in his free...

Pope Francis to new priests: Be merciful ministers of Christ

VATICAN CITY — The priesthood is not a "cultural association or a union," but a ministry of mercy anchored on Christ's mission to bring...

Series on the Mass: Out of the eye of I

It was like being in the eye of a hurricane of grace. That was how I best remember my first Mass as a priest. Things...

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