Ill, caregivers invited to World Day of the Sick Mass May 22 in Scottsdale

The World Sick Day Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Olmsted on May 22 at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church in Scottsdale.

Children separated under Trump policy to be reunited with families

At the 51st annual Washington Conference on the Americas, May 4, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said four migrant families who remained separated under a Trump administration policy would be among the first to be reunited in early May by the Biden administration.

Addressing effects of slavery calls for looking ahead, panelists say

The work of Georgetown University and the Jesuits in reckoning with the history of owning and selling enslaved people may hold lessons for the rest of the Catholic Church and American society, said several panelists at an April 29 discussion at the university.

Nuns in Vietnam help tuberculosis patients get back on their feet

Truong Van Lenh contracted tuberculosis from fellow inmates while he was serving a nine-year sentence for drug trafficking.

First Communion recipient overcomes obstacle, gives hope to others

Carson Crosby, a student at St. Anthony Catholic School in Columbus who received his first Communion this spring, faced a unique challenge.

Pope to institute formal ‘ministry of catechist’

While millions of laypeople around the world are recognized as catechists in their parish or diocese, Pope Francis is preparing to formally institute the "ministry of catechist."

Pope: One act of pure love is greatest miracle Christians can perform

Contemplative prayer transforms and purifies the human heart, Pope Francis said.

Mother and daughters work together in Catholic hospital

Caring for the sick is a vocation and way of life shared by a mother and two daughters serving together at a Catholic Hospital in Long Island, New York.

Biden raises refugee cap but with caveat

President Joe Biden announced May 3 he was raising the historically low refugee cap of 15,000 left by the Trump administration, but he also warned that his administration may not be able to meet the new number of refugees it is seeking to resettle in what remains of the fiscal year: 62,500.

Quintuplets’ parents rely on Catholic faith in daily challenges

When Patricia Eze jokes, "I have a full house," she is not talking about a poker hand. On June 25, 2020, she delivered quintuplets at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland.