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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops promotes the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place. This purpose is drawn from the universal law of the Church and applies to the episcopal conferences which are established all over the world for the same purpose.
A host of sacramental statistics: Vatican tracks p...
The Vatican has an office dedicated to collecting statistics from every diocese around the world; the numbers are compiled into a yearbook and include...
St. Peter's Basilica opens exhibit on Marian coron...
Someone put a crown on Michelangelo's Pietà? Crowning images of Mary, especially icons, was a practice begun in the 1600s and soon overseen by the Vat...
Evangelizer's strength comes from practicing what ...
Continuing his series of audience talks about zeal for evangelization, Pope Francis pointed to Jesuit Father Matteo Ricci, the 16th-century missionary...
Pope’s Monthly Prayer Intention
Let us pray that ecclesial movements and groups may daily rediscover their evangelizing mission, and that they place their own charisms at the service of the world’s needs.
National Eucharistic Revival
Bishop Andrew Cozzens, chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, gives the mission and vision of the National Eucharistic Revival set to officially launch on Corpus Christi Sunday in 2022.