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Pope asks World Youth Day pilgrims to accompany him with prayers
Jul 25 2016
Ahead of World Youth Day, Pope Francis asked young pilgrims to accompany his visit to Krakow, Poland, with prayers

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis addresses the media at a news conference July 20. He announced the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office in St. Paul has dismissed criminal charges alleging the Minnesota archdiocese failed to protect children in the abuse case of former priest Curtis Wehmeyer. (CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, The Catholic Spirit) Criminal charges against Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis dropped
Jul 25 2016
St. Paul and Minneapolis archbishop acknowledges that archdiocese failed in protecting children.

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va, bestows a blessing July 19 on Nancy Mullins of Richwood, W.Va., whose house was destroyed in the June 23 flood. With them is Deacon David Galvin of St. James Parish in Charles Town, W.Va., who has been volunteering in recovery efforts. (CNS photo/Colleen Rowan)   Spirit of flood victims 'great example' to all, says West Virginia bishop ​
Jul 24 2016
Wheeling-Charleston Diocese bishop visits West Virginia town devastated by flooding.

Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world
Jul 22 2016
Pope issues rule to help contemplative women renew their life and mission in the church and the world.

Pope sends cardinal to South Sudan to urge peace
Jul 21 2016
Pope Francis sent a high-ranking cardinal to South Sudan to urge a peaceful end to the escalating violence in the country.

Sisters’ ‘lemonade ministry’ in Cleveland opens dialogue on country’s needs
Jul 20 2016
Nuns on the Bus was timed to be at the GOP Convention in Cleveland and then the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia.

Franciscan who might be Canada’s next saint remains unknown to many
Jul 19 2016
Years after his death and though he might become Canada’s next saint, Blessed Frederic Janssoone still remains unknown to many.

Priest’s prayer reminds GOP convention of importance of all human life
Jul 19 2016
“The way I look at it is I’m here to bring the Gospel," Monsignor Harrington said.

Tens of thousands gather in nation’s capital to celebrate faith in Jesus
Jul 19 2016
About 350,000 people of all faiths gathered together on the National Mall July 16 for “Together 2016” to declare that Jesus changes everything.

Bishop feels ‘deep ache in my heart’ after fatal shootings of police in Baton Rouge
Jul 18 2016
Baton Rouge Bishop Robert W. Muench renewed a call for a diocesan-wide week of prayer, fasting and reflection.

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