Denver archbishop condemns anti-religious vandalism, prays for healing

Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila Oct. 20 condemned a rash of anti-religious vandalism of churches and other buildings in northern Colorado, and prayed "for an end to these attacks and that God's love will be known by anyone who feels compelled to commit these acts."

Dog is ‘visible guardian angel’ for blind Virginia priest

Father Mike Joly, pastor of St. Joan of Arc Parish in Yorktown, is having "a blast" with his new guide dog, Duffy.

Discontent with Biden administration grows among immigrant advocates

Immigrant advocates recently walked away from an online meeting with Biden administration officials to protest a move that will revive a Trump-era policy blocking people seeking asylum from entering the U.S.

Pope says creating a better world means seeing, helping, converting

Catholics striving to bring greater justice and hope to the world need to see the suffering people around them, stop to help and be open to continual conversion, Pope Francis said.

Spirituality, encounter at heart of World Mission Sunday, cardinal says

At the heart of the celebration of World Mission Sunday are the experiences of countless missionaries who share with others their own personal love story with Jesus, said Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle.

With numbers growing in U.S., more Hispanics involved in church, community

Catholic Church officials say they are not surprised by the 2020 U.S. census showing Hispanics accounted for 51.1% of the country's growth, rising to 18.7%, or about 62.1 million, of the U.S. population.

Baker spreads God’s love with others through gift of homemade goodies

Some of her creations are simple and delicious, like the tasty chocolate chip cookies she has been making since she was 13.

Panelists urge Catholics to discuss death penalty at parish level

During an online panel about the death penalty Oct. 19, panelists stressed how capital punishment goes against church teaching, and they also urged the nearly 500 participants to promote this discussion at their own parishes by tapping into available resources.

Myanmar military arrests seven Caritas workers

Myanmar's military has arrested seven workers from the Catholic Church's social arm who were on a mission to provide aid for internally displaced persons in conflict-stricken Kayah state.

Freedom comes from serving others, pope says at audience

Pope Francis had a special guest help him illustrate the meaning of Christian freedom: a young boy wandered onto the stage during the pope's general audience and made himself at home.