The Indian government has restored the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act registration of the Missionaries of Charity, clearing the decks for the globally renowned charity to receive and utilize foreign funds, reported ucanews.com.
Highlighting the importance of the Bible in the life of faith and the role of lay women and men in sharing the Gospel, Pope Francis formally installed eight men and women in the ministry of lector and eight others in the ministry of catechist.
CatholicVote, an independent political advocacy group, has filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration seeking information about how the government and church-affiliated groups, mainly in the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas, have gone about "facilitating a record surge in illegal immigration."
The Catholic Church needs women, especially women saints, who have shown throughout history an unwavering dedication to God and to caring for their brothers and sisters, Pope Francis said.
Saying civilization itself risks foundering because of apathy and selfishness, Pope Francis insisted that migrants and refugees must be treated with care and kindness and recognized as brothers and sisters.
As the cause for canonization of Jesuit Father Eusebio Francisco Kino -- popularly referred to as "Padre Kino" and known as the "Padre on Horseback" -- continues to progress, a small group from Arizona visited the famed missionary's remains in Magdalena de Kino, Mexico, to create third-class relics for distribution.
For politics to be "the highest form of charity," as Catholic social teaching promotes, it must be exercised with full respect and even love for those who disagree, Pope Francis said.
A white marble tomb stands to the left of the altar in Denver's Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. It is the only tomb in the whole of the building.
With Friday’s announcement that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, 75, and appointed Diocese of San Diego Auxiliary Bishop James P. Dolan to lead the Diocese of Phoenix, diocesan officials and laity began preparing for a new shepherd
The Gospel story of the sisters Mary and Martha, one sitting at Jesus' feet and the other making sure their guest was served, is a lesson to Christians that every good deed done for others should flow from listening to God's word, Pope Francis said.