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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

Pope: Jubilee for the Earth a time for restoring bond with God, creation

The exploitation and plundering of the Earth's resources at the expense of the poor and vulnerable cry out for justice and the forgiveness of debts, Pope Francis said.

Continuity in particularity: Cardinal looks at Pope Francis, Benedict XVI

Between Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI, there is "continuity of magisterium and particularity in pastoral style," but even more, there is "a living communion of affection."

Louisiana priests provide hurricane relief to parishes in need

Louisiana priests that support each other with ongoing camaraderie and spiritual nourishment are now also providing very essential hurricane relief to priests and the parishes they serve in areas that were devastated by recent storm damage.

Solidarity is the antidote to selfishness, exploitation, pope says

The pleasure of seeing other people face to face and not "screen to screen" as COVID-19 restrictions ease clearly demonstrates that people are social beings and need one another, Pope Francis said.