The Archdiocese of Quebec has begun construction on a holy door for its Basilica-Cathedral Notre Dame de Quebec, the first Catholic parish in French-speaking North America.
The Benedictines of Mary are a contemplative order who is once again making some noise by releasing its fourth musical album tomorrow. "Easter at Ephesus" is a 27-track album that features a seasonal array of chants and hymns.
Catholics from throughout Arizona respectfully waited their turn to pray in front of a new statue of St. Kateri Tekakwitha immediately following a July 14 Mass at St. Mary's Basilica celebrating her feast day. Many touched her face, which a bout with smallpox disfigured for much of her life. It cleared up shortly after her death.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI launched his very own Twitter account, sending a short inaugural message to his more than 1 million followers. "Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you...
Make sure that this huge amount of "wealth in the heart" also impacts the wallet, Pope Francis said, because "when the faith doesn't reach your pockets, it is not a genuine faith."
"There are people who are afraid to go to confession, forgetting that they will not encounter a severe judge there, but the immensely merciful Father," Christ's vicar on earth said.
When Catherine and Michael Clancy were engaged last year they had an unusual request for wedding guests.
RIO DE JANEIRO (CNS) -- The streets surrounding the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Sebastian were filled with a sea of blue and white flags. The Argentines had come to town.
Catholic Athletes for Christ recruited the Illinois vocations director as a chaplain for the Cubs.
Pope Francis formally began his ministry as bishop of Rome and as pope by pledging to protect the Catholic Church, the dignity of each person and the beauty of creation, just like St. Joseph protected Mary and Jesus.