Cross is sign of God’s love, not superstitious ornament, pope says

Christ's cross is a powerful symbol of God's love for humanity and not just a decoration or trinket, Pope Francis said.

Bishop Olmsted invites Catholics to join him in praying a 54-day Rosary Novena for...

In a video message to Catholics this week, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted invites Catholics to pray a 54-day Rosary Novena for the nation.

VIDEO: Being Healthy, Smart and Holy in the New School Year – A Message...

Watch and Like this message from Bishop Olmsted as we prepare to resume in-classroom learning, and be sure to Share it with your family and friends!

FILMS: ‘Fatima’ a welcome affirmation of faith in the midst of worldwide challenges

The new film "Fatima" is a fact-based drama that recounts what may rank as the most remarkable series of religious events of modern times.

Pope-less economy: Castel Gandolfo forced to change course

Milvia Monachesi, mayor of Castel Gandolfo, said "for a moment" in 2013, "I thought I was the luckiest mayor in the world: I would have two popes. … But now there isn't even one."

Bishop Olmsted Appeals on Behalf of the Suffering People of Lebanon

Life is never easy in Lebanon. In addition to COVID-19, the city of Beirut has suffered an explosion that has changed the lives of thousands.

Communion in a time of farewells

The present moment, defined by a pandemic and a growing awareness about disturbing dynamics in our society that cut human lives short, demands that we talk about farewells, and do so with Catholic faith.

Post-graduation lessons from the plague year

It seems as if there are two kinds of graduation narratives for what happens after young collegians toast each other, flip their tassels and head out to take on the world.

Phoenix organizations provide technology boost for Catholic schools

More than $100k for 400 devices for Catholic schools was raised by Catholic Educatin Arizona, Catholic Community Foundation and others.

Pope baptizes twins after successful surgery to separate them

Their heads encased in white bandages covering the wounds where they had been conjoined, 2-year-old twins named Ervina and Prefina were baptized by Pope Francis Aug. 6.