VATICAN CITY. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, encouraged men and women in the military to download a new app designed to connect them to the Catholic faith and provide the consolation of prayer in times of war and uncertainty


Work of Mercy

Funds from special collection will support refugee relief in Poland
March 18, 2022  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. At the request of Bishop James Golka, parishes around the Diocese of Colorado Springs have been taking second collections to benefit humanitarian relief for Ukrainian refugees in Poland.

November 5, 2021  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON. Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of St. Paul and Minneapolis to head the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota.

He has been an auxiliary bishop for the Minnesota archdiocese since 2013. A native of Denver, he was ordained a priest for St. Paul and Minneapolis in in 1997.

September 3, 2021  |  

HUNTINGTON, Indiana. The Fiat Project, an eight-month formation program for young adult women in their twenties and thirties developed by the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco Western Province, was named one of the 12 finalists in the OSV Challenge, making the program eligible to win one of three $100,000 prizes to advance its mission.

April 17, 2020  |  By MICHAEL HORNE

ARLINGTON, Va. With the rapid changes brought on by COVID- 19, there is an incredible level of stress for everyone in the country. We have worries about our families, our work, finances and loved ones living in areas that may be experiencing an even greater impact than we are.

August 16, 2019  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. As residents of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mourned the loss of 31 people in mass shootings Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, the Knights of Columbus honored a teen who died in May trying to save the lives of his classmates during a shooting at his suburban Denver high school.


Survey shows majority of Catholics don’t believe in Real Presence

Pew survey reveals lack of knowledge of Church’s teaching on transubstantiation

WASHINGTON. A new study about the level of Catholic belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist showed that a majority of Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine used at Mass become the body and blood of Christ.

October 19, 2018  |  By CINDY WOODEN
CIUDAD DEL VATICANO. Llevando el cayado pastoral del papa Pablo VI y vistiendo la correa manchada en sangre del arzobispo Óscar Romero de San Salvador, el papa Francisco los reconoció formalmente a ellos, y a otros cinco más,  como santos de la Iglesia Católica.

Great Encounter - Attendees return from Encuentro hopeful, eager to share gifts

V Encuentro celebrates, challenges Hispanic Catholics

WASHINGTON. Fifth National Encuentro participants returned to their dioceses and parishes with many challenges and hopes. Among them, they were called to share their gifts and reach out across race and language barriers in their own parish and diocesan communities; at the same time, they also urged the rest of non-Hispanic Catholics to recognize their presence and open doors to their gifts and contributions.

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