Vatican Statement: “Fiducia Supplicans” – Clarifying Church Doctrine and Blessings for All

December 21, 2023

On December 18, the Vatican released a statement titled “Fiducia Supplicans.” This document has stirred questions among the faithful and has been sensationalized by both… Read More

Jesus does not abandon individuals or the church, pope says at Angelus

August 18, 2023

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Having faith does not mean there will be no difficulties in life, either for individuals or for the church as a… Read More

Pope again prays for Maui victims, makes appeal for migration reform

August 14, 2023

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After leading the recitation of the Angelus prayer Aug. 13, Pope Francis again assured the people of Hawaii of his prayers. Read More

Catholics appeal for help as Biden declares Maui’s deadly fires a federal emergency

August 12, 2023

HONOLULU (OSV News) – Catholic Charities Hawai’i in the Honolulu Diocese has appealed for donations to help the agency meet housing, food and other needs… Read More

Youth celebrate faith, fellowship at South Florida WYD festival that mirrored Portugal gathering

August 6, 2023

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (OSV News) — The response to a weeklong Florida edition of World Youth Day, linking Miami’s Catholic young people to the official WYD… Read More

Here are answers to your questions about World Youth Day 2023

July 28, 2023

As World Youth Day (WYD) approaches and pilgrims from all over the world pack their bags and prepare to embark on their journey, we compiled… Read More

On Aug. 2, you can get this St. Francis-themed indulgence

July 28, 2023

Pope Francis prays in Assisi’s Porziuncola, Aug. 4, 2016. L’Osservatore Romano, via Catholic News Agency The feast of Our Lady of the Angels of Portiuncula… Read More

Archbishop laments 10,000 people have died waiting for medication care in Chile

July 28, 2023

nullCredit: Manu Dias/AGECOM/Flickr (CC BY 2.0) The archbishop of Concepción in Chile, Fernando Chomali, shared a reflection on the crisis in the public health care… Read More

New Catholic Charities USA head is a laywoman

July 28, 2023

Kerry Alys Robinson is the new president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA.Credit: Catholic Charities USA Catholic leadership expert and philanthropist Kerry Alys Robinson will… Read More

Report: leadership of catholic colleges shifting as religious vocations plummet

July 28, 2023

In 2021, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, named Vincent D. Rougeau as the first lay president of the Jesuit college.Shutterstock The… Read More