Love makes room Organizations, church officials urge migration crisis to be approached with human dignity Radio Interview: A producer of ‘Cabrini’ discusses what inspired the new film 3 years after drug decriminalization, Oregon now faces a state of emergency Bernini’s baldachin masterpiece disappears from public view until Holy Year Local News Sister Barbara Barry, O.S.F., dies at 89 Catholic Review Staff February 26, 2024 A funeral Mass for Franciscan Sister Barbara Barry will be offered March 8 at St. Francis Convent in St. Francis, Wis. Sister Barbara (formerly known as Sister Agnes) died Jan. 27. She was 89. Sister Kathleen Coll, S.S.J., dies at 89 Catholic Review Staff February 26, 2024 Sister Kathleen served at The John Carroll School in Bel Air 1977-80. Elsewhere, she ministered in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Haiti. Radio Interview: A producer of ‘Cabrini’ discusses what inspired the new film Catholic Review Staff February 26, 2024 Catholic Review Editor Christopher Gunty talked with Leo Severino, one of the producers of the movie, about what inspired the film and how it addresses the dignity of every person. Baltimore priest responds to fatal accident near church, Catholic community reaches out Christopher Gunty February 24, 2024 “My ministry in that case was prayer and trying to provide some calm and confidence in a profoundly chaotic moment. We call this a ministry of presence – a phrase we use often,” Father Ponton said. He started with asking himself how he could help with any physical needs, and went from there. More Local News World News Organizations, church officials urge migration crisis to be approached with human dignity Marietha Góngora V. February 26, 2024 Instead of hyper-politicizing the border, officials should find humane and workable solutions that can protect the dignity and human rights of migrants, said experts who work with migrants at the border during a Feb. 21 webinar. Vatican theme for World Day of Migrants and Refugees focuses on ‘journey’ Justin McLellan February 26, 2024 The Catholic Church’s focus for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2024 highlights its need to walk alongside displaced persons and to convey to them God’s presence and guidance along their paths, the Vatican said. 3 years after drug decriminalization, Oregon now faces a state of emergency Kimberly Heatherington February 26, 2024 But three years later, a nationwide surge in fentanyl use has collided with Measure 110’s legalized tolerance to create a perfect storm of overburdened social services, policing and community dynamics. Bernini’s baldachin masterpiece disappears from public view until Holy Year Carol Glatz February 25, 2024 Like a giant Tinkertoy construction, a skeletal tower of scaffolding slowly inched its way up the twisting bronze columns of the baldachin over the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica. More World News Commentary Love makes room George P. Matysek Jr. February 26, 2024 Managing Editor George Matysek Jr. shares some personal reflections on welcoming a sixth child to his family. ‘You will never wash my feet!’ Greg Erlandson February 26, 2024 In our highly polarized society that has divided everyone into “us” and “them,” the apparent incompatibility of the washer and the washee is exactly the point of the ad. What is ‘Catholic Enough?’ Elizabeth Scalia February 23, 2024 It’s a tricky but necessary thing to take time to sit quietly before the Lord while also putting your time and talent into service for Christ’s sake. A Lenten lesson from a bicyclist Rita Buettner February 22, 2024 Lent is young, and we have such a beautiful opportunity to grow in love for Jesus in the days ahead. What a wonderful journey this can be. Feast for the senses: Bocelli makes Baltimore debut George P. Matysek Jr. February 21, 2024 Bocelli’s long-awaited appearance in Baltimore was a proud night for the city. Let’s hope he’s back soon. More Commentary Featured Video A look at Pope Francis’ angelus Feb. 5.