Poll: Who is Father Stanley Rother?

This week, the beatification mass will be held for Father Stanley Rother, and we want to see how much our readers know about this holy man. Who is Father Stanley Rother? This week, the beatification mass will be held for Father Stanley Rother, and we want to see how much our readers … in Catholic […]

That time Archbishop Sheen guest-starred on a TV game show

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen is probably one of the only almost-saints that can add “television star” to his resume. One of the first televangelists, he is perhaps best known for his show Life is Worth Living, which ran from 1951-1957, followed up by The Fulton Sheen Program (1961–1968), shows with millions of viewers that made him a household name at […]

Carmelite nun mows down Irma wreckage with chainsaw

A video of a Carmelite sister brandishing a chainsaw and mowing down hurricane-fallen trees has gone viral since it was posted to the Miami-Dade police department’s Facebook page yesterday. Here’s the video, in case you haven’t seen it yet: “Thank you Sister and all of our neighbors that are working together to get through this!” […]

Poll: What was your favorite part of the Pope’s trip to Colombia?

Pope Francis visited Colombia September 6-11, largely to encourage the country’s process of peace. What was your favorite part of the Pope’s trip to Colombia? Pope Francis visited Colombia September 6-11, largely to encourage the country’s process of peace. What was your… in Catholic News Agency’s Hangs on LockerDome

Poll: Which of these bizarre relics would you most like to visit?

From its beginning, the Catholic Church has venerated relics of the saints, with many healings and miracles attached to the bodies of these holy men and women. However, some of the relics may appear to be strange. We want to know what strange relic you would most like to visit. From its beginning, the Catholic […]

Things Mother Teresa Didn’t Say: There’s a website for that

As far as vastly-misquoted leading historical figures go, Mother Teresa ranks right up there with the likes of Albert Einstein and Abraham Lincoln. The internet is ripe with sickly-sweet memes and quotes supposedly from the beloved saint. As it turns out, many of them are actually the words of other people, while others are an attempt […]

Catholic Church incurs (minor) fine for liquor violation in very Mormon Utah

Catholics are, um, not always known for their temperance. According to stereotypes (based in truth), we tend to lean a bit on the lush side of life. Mormons, on the other hand, are known for their temperance – practicing members of the religion do not imbibe alcohol per precepts of Mormon scripture. These beliefs are reflected in […]

Hurricane Harvey: Three ways you can help

In the last five days, Hurricane Harvey has set records for rainfall and left at least 30 people dead, with thousands more stranded or homeless. In the face of such immense devastation, it can be tempting to despair. But as Catholics, we can be a beacon of hope to our suffering brothers and sisters. Here […]

Poll: How are you supporting the victims of Hurricane Harvey?

Thousands of Texas families have had their homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. Many U.S. bishops have urged the faithful to fund aid programs in order to support Harvey’s victims and the heavily damaged areas. How are you supporting the victims of Hurricane Harvey? Thousands of Texas families have had their homes damaged or […]

The statues of Mary that survived Hurricane Harvey

Besides widespread damage from flooding and winds, Hurricane Harvey, which swept through Houston this weekend, also caused several fires in its wake. The Roja family had to evacuate their home on their land west of Corpus Christi as Harvey approached, and were devastated to learn that it had been destroyed by fire, CNN reported. But there were two […]

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