Unborn baby with Potter’s syndrome surrounded with love, prayers, music

March 30, 2021

PEORIA, Ill. (CNS) — Even though he hasn’t been born yet, Fulton Joseph Hood of Dunlap, Illinois, has showered blessings on his parents, Royce and… Read More

Bishop DiMarzio recalls life of first U.S. priest who died of COVID-19

March 29, 2021

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (CNS) — Father Jorge Ortiz-Garay of Brooklyn, the first U.S. priest to die from complications of COVID-19, was recalled as “a good and… Read More

Further measures needed to combat financial crime at Vatican, pope says

March 29, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Signaling further reforms of the Vatican City State penal code, particularly when it comes to financial crimes, Pope Francis said the… Read More

In silent Church of the Beatitudes, Franciscan nuns expand their prayers

March 29, 2021

MOUNT OF BEATITUDES, Israel (CNS) — The palm tree fronds in the convent garden of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary rustle… Read More

The triumph of the cross: The hope of Holy Week

March 28, 2021

In his passion, Jesus’ sufferings were unequaled. For the Son of God offered himself as a sacrifice for all. No one, not even the saintliest… Read More

Jesus takes on human suffering to draw even closer to people, pope says

March 28, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A Christian life should be filled with amazement — astonishment at the son of God suffering and dying for humanity and… Read More

Palm Sunday: The moral character of Jesus in movies that teach obedience

March 27, 2021

As we enter into the holiest week of the liturgical year, the reflection of Jesus’ obedience to the Father’s will comes into full focus. St. Read More

Watch the Chrism Mass LIVE

March 26, 2021

Tune into the Diocese of St. Augustine’s YouTube channel and website on Wednesday, March 31, at 11 a.m. to watch a live… Read More

Birmingham Diocese helping 60 families after spring tornadoes

March 26, 2021

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Birmingham, Alabama, is working with at least 60 families whose homes sustained damage in a spring tornado. Additional outreach… Read More

New Staten Island Ferry vessel to be named for Catholic Worker co-founder

March 26, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced March 25 that one of the three new Staten Island Ferry boats transporting… Read More