Bishops around country consecrate U.S. to Mary amid COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Bishops throughout the United States reconsecrated the country to Mary as the nation continues to struggle in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Refugees at outreach center share hardships experienced during pandemic

TUCSON (CNS) — More than a dozen men, women and children provided a glimpse into the desperate living conditions they endure in Nogales, Mexico, while the world struggles with COVID-19.

Tens of thousands watch livestream Mass, prayer to Our Lady of La Vang

HUE, Vietnam (CNS) — Tens of thousands of Vietnamese Catholics took part in a special online Mass and prayed to Our Lady of La Vang for their nation and the world to soon overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.

Singing Miami priests share ray of musical sunshine for Easter season MIAMI (CNS) — The coronavirus pandemic has certainly revealed the various talents of Miami archdiocesan priests. Among them: Fr. Jose Alvarez and Fr. Alex...

Pope composes prayers for end of pandemic to be recited after Rosary

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked Catholics to make a special effort in May to pray the Rosary, knowing that by doing so they will be united with believers around the world asking for Mary’s intercession in stopping the coronavirus pandemic.

Dominican brothers use ultramodern means to teach order’s ancient music

FRIBOURG, Switzerland (CNS) — Dominican Brothers Stefan Ansinger and Alexandre Frezzato are teaching people to sing 800-year-old Gregorian chant through free weekly lessons on their YouTube channel called OPChant.

Hope in the Cross

For most of you, it was the first time you experienced the holiest week of the year — not in your parish church, but in your own home. It could very well seem like our Lent has not ended, like we are still stuck in the desert.

CDA helps create holy marriages

Matt and Kerri Meehan had known each other for years before they were married in a civil ceremony in 2010. So, they were in for a bit of a surprise when they decided to have their marriage blessed by the Church.

CDA ayuda a crear matrimonios sagrados

Matt y Kerri Meehan se conocían durante años antes de casarse en una ceremonia civil en 2010. Estaban sorprendidos cuando decidieron bendecir su matrimonio por la Iglesia.

Pope thanks pharmacists for helping people during pandemic VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said he was called out for forgetting to thank a group of people who also are on the...