U.S. Bishops Monitor Developments at U.S.-Mexico Border

April 14, 2021

The USCCB’s Department of Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS) continuously monitors developments at the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as changes in U.S. immigration policy generally. Read More

Morning Star School Dedicates a State-of-the-Art Outdoor Fitness Area

April 14, 2021

By Fran Ruchalski A student makes it to the top of the climbing wall. (photo by St. Augustine Catholic/Fran Ruchalski) After years of dreaming, two… Read More

German legislators consider ending state payments to churches

April 14, 2021

BERLIN (CNS) — Germany’s lower house of Parliament is considering replacing state payments to the nation’s two largest churches. The Catholic and Protestant churches received… Read More

Catholic sculptor’s work to be part of COVID-19 memorial at Ohio hospital

April 14, 2021

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (CNS) — In an announcement that marked the first anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Health — Youngstown and the Mercy Health Foundation… Read More

Faith is bolstered by prayer, not money, power, media, pope says

April 14, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Without prayer, everything crumbles and any initiatives for church reform will just be proposals by some group and not the inspiration… Read More

Holocaust’s ‘righteous’ need to be remembered, too, survivor’s son says

April 13, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The number of Holocaust survivors is dwindling but so, too, are those “righteous Gentiles” who saved Jews who were almost certain to… Read More

Grandparents raising grandkids: A look at one grandfamily

April 13, 2021

By Roger Mooney, Step Up for Students Charles Sears recalled a conversation he had last winter with Stephanie Engelhardt, principal of Christ the King Catholic… Read More

Kathy Boice to retire — again — from Cathedral Parish School in St. Augustine

April 13, 2021

By Lorraine Thompson, special to the St. Augustine Record After working 44 years in the education field, most of which have been with the Catholic… Read More

Bishop urges unity to find solutions to violence after Knoxville shootings

April 13, 2021

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) — Bishop Richard F. Stika of Knoxville offered prayers for a teenager who was killed and an injured police officer involved in… Read More

UPDATE: Archbishop Hebda encourages prayers, peace after fatal police shooting

April 13, 2021

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — After a night of protests and vandalism April 11 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the police shooting of Daunte Wright,… Read More