Poll: Do you think religious liberty is valued enough in the United States today?

June 21 kicks off the U.S. bishops’ annual Fortnight for Freedom. The two-week time period each year is set aside to remember the importance of religious freedom. Do you think religious liberty is valued enough in the United States today? June 21 kicks off the U.S. bishops’ annual Fortnight for Freedom. The two-week time period […]

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 […]

Poll: What family or parish activity are you most excited for this summer?

With summer looming ahead, we want to know what you and your family or parish may have planned. What family or parish activity are you most excited for this summer? With summer looming ahead, we want to know what you and your family or parish may have planned. What family or p… in Catholic News […]

Watch: Trailer for new documentary on first U.S. martyr

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has released the trailer for a new documentary on Father Stanley Rother, the first U.S.-born martyr and priest to hold that title, who will be beatified this September. From the unassuming town of Okarche, Oklahoma, Fr. Stanley became a missionary priest in Guatemala during a violent period of civil war. His name […]

TIME asks: What’s it like to be a millennial priest?

The religious statistic usually cited in relationship to the millennial generation is the number of “nones” – increasingly, young people are less likely to identify themselves as belonging to any religion or faith. But there’s another statistic that may be surprising – the number of millennials joining the Catholic seminary and priesthood is on the […]

Poll: Do you think the U.S. should leave the Paris Agreement?

Last Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will exit the Paris Climate Agreement, a consensus of 190 countries to reduce greenhouse gases. It has caused an outcry from some Catholic leaders and bishops. We want to know if you agree with President Trump. Do you think the U.S. should leave the Paris Agreement? […]

Video: ISIS destroys Catholic Church in Philippines

Days after the Islamic State reportedly kidnapped 15 people from a church (including a priest and nuns) in Marawi, Philippines, the terrorist group released a video showing showing the destruction of a Catholic Church. The terrorists can be seen smashing statues, tearing a picture of Pope Francis and finally setting the church on fire. The […]

Watch: Irish nun trends on Twitter for showing off soccer skills

A Dominican nun and an Irish cop are trending on Twitter after ITV News posted video of the two kicking a soccer ball around on the streets of Limerick: An Irish nun has shown off her football skills in a ‘keep uppy’ contest with a policeman – but who do you think won? pic.twitter.com/ac88pcnylk — ITV […]

Poll: Which country do you think Pope Francis should go to next?

Pope Francis received an invitation to Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his visit to the Vatican this week. Out of all the countries the Pope hasn’t had a chance to visit, we want to know where you think he should visit next. Which country do you think the Pope should go to next? […]

Disturbing robo-pastor beaming blessings in Germany

When John Paul II wrote, “Do not be afraid of new technologies!” in a 2005 Apostolic Letter, it is, um, unlikely that he envisioned robo-pastor BlessU-2. The brainchild of an evangelical church, BlessU-2 is a robotic pastor that issues automated blessings in Wittenburg, Germany, the same town where Martin Luther kicked off the Reformation 500 […]

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