WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Holy Cross Father William A. Wack, a former director of André House, to be the bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time (10 a.m. Arizona Time) March 27.
GILBERT — Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla — a living relic and namesake of her mother, 20th-century saint Gianna Beretta Molla — captured hearts in Arizona as she shared her family’s love story.
Marian consecrations often involve a 33-day preparation period which end on the vigil of a Marian feast day. Kid-friendly options are also available.
The worldwide Church is about to embark on its annual 40-day retreat. The season of Lent, with its ashes, palms and purple vestments intermingled...
CHICAGO (CNS) — Renowned for its reverence for ancient tradition, the Byzantine Catholic Church is rather unhurried to add new feasts to its liturgical calendar.
It's far above the average of 29 the faithful have seen in the last five years.
“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” These words of Charles Dickens could easily be applied to the present situation that the Church faces in the American continent when she proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ about marriage, family and the culture of life.
Novenas, posadas, pageants and Nativities are just some of the ways Catholics around the Diocese of Phoenix are preparing for the Christmas season.
(CNS) — In late February, the Church pledged to put the victims of abuse first, to listen to them with an open heart, to root out the culture of protecting priests accused of abuse.