Pope cancels another day of meetings because of flu symptoms
Pope Francis didn't seem to have any difficulty Feb. 25 when he recited the Angelus prayer with visitors in St. Peter's Square, but the Vatican press office said Feb. 26...
Freedom to Meet Migrants’ Basic Human Needs Must be Preserved, says Bishop Rhoades
“It is hard to imagine what our country would look like without the good works that people of faith carry out in the public square.”
Bishop Zaidan Calls for Peace and Humanitarian Aid as War-Torn Ukraine Marks Two Years Since Russian Invasion
As Russia’s war against Ukraine enters its third year, the need for humanitarian assistance has greatly increased to help the millions of Ukrainians impacted by violence...
Woe to those who end up in media 'meat grinder,' papal preacher says
Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the papal preacher, offered the first of five reflections for Lent this year.
Bernini's baldachin masterpiece disappears from public view until Holy Year
Scaffolding is going up around the 100-foot-tall baldachin over the main altar in St. Peter's Basilica to allow restorers to start cleaning, repairing and revitalizing...
New Initiative Strives to Explain the Perennial Question: “What is Love?”
The Love Means More initiative is an ongoing campaign, based around a new website that takes a deep dive into the meanings of love.
Synod on Synodality
Vatican announces synod assembly dates; formation of study groups
Theologians, canon lawyers and other experts will be asked to study a variety of questions raised at the synod on synodality last October, and members of the synod will...
Vices are 'beasts' of the soul that need taming, pope says at Angelus
The period of Lent helps Christians create moments of silence, prayer and reflection in order to correct one's vices and perceive the promptings of the Holy Spirit, Pope...
Catholic Social Teaching
Chalices and chasubles: Fair displays industries revolving around religion
Catholic News Service visited the international exhibition for religious products and services in Bologna, Italy.
Vatican announces theme for World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
The Catholic Church celebrates the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly each year on the Sunday closest to the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne, Jesus' grandparents...