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Vatican Communication Reform Process Has 2-Year Plan

Vatican Communication Reform Process Has 2-Year Plan

The reform of the Vatican’s various communications offices is underway and will end in 2018, unifying [...]

Canadian Bishops Add Revamped Website to Efforts to Halt Euthanasia Push

Canadian Bishops Add Revamped Website to Efforts to Halt Euthanasia Push

The webpage of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) on euthanasia and assisted suicide [...]

Irish Jesuit to Be Beatified

Irish Jesuit to Be Beatified

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland, has welcomed the news that Pope Francis [...]

Who’s Being Ordained to the Priesthood These Days?

Who’s Being Ordained to the Priesthood These Days?

Members of the 2016 class of men ordained to the priesthood in the United States report [...]

Mass of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Mass of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Q: June 27 is the feast day of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH), whose [...]

True believers serve others, pope says at audience

True believers serve others, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- To ignore the suffering of another person is to ignore God, Pope [...]

Martyred for being a priest

Martyred for being a priest

“Killed because he was a priest. This was the real reason for the martyrdom of [...]

English-language Summary of General Audience

English-language Summary of General Audience

Here is the Vatican-provided English-language summary of today’s general audience with Pope Francis:Dear Brothers and [...]

Pope says pastors must serve, not use laypeople

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Clericalism is a danger to the Catholic Church not only because on [...]

Why You Should Read ‘The Great Divorce,’ by CS Lewis

Why You Should Read ‘The Great Divorce,’ by CS Lewis

In my capacity as regional bishop of the Santa Barbara pastoral region, which covers two [...]

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