Gathered outside court, pro-lifers feel hopeful about outcome of Dobbs

The pro-life rally on the sidewalk outside the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 1 found much to cheer about as the nine justices inside heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

Justices seem willing to allow Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban

In the Supreme Court's first major abortion case in decades -- which looked at Mississippi's ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy -- the majority of justices Dec. 1 seemed willing to let that ban stay in place.

Area’s Catholic medical professionals gather for prayer, worship at annual White Mass

Catholic medical professionals from throughout the Diocese gathered for prayer, worship, and a message from someone who should know a thing or two about perseverance under the most trying conditions.

Clergy comfort students, community after tragic high school shooting

Many were not Catholic, but they arrived at St. Joseph Catholic Church the night of Nov. 30 nonetheless -- first a trickle, then a steady stream.

God can act in unexpected ways, calling for brave acceptance, pope says

St. Joseph teaches people to learn to take life as it comes and to accept what God has in mind, Pope Francis said.

Racial reconciliation ‘is a matter of the heart,’ Texas bishop says

"Racial reconciliation -- reconciliation in general -- is a matter of the heart," retired Bishop Curtis J. Guillory of Beaumont, Texas, said during a recent night of prayer and discussion about race relations in the U.S.

Cardinal Pell says prison helped him understand Christ’s suffering

Australian Cardinal George Pell, jailed for more than a year for sex abuse crimes he ultimately was cleared of, said the experience enabled him to understand suffering as a redemptive process that allows one to identify closely with Christ.

New monastery completed and blessed for Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration

On August 11, 2021, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted solemnly blessed the new Our Lady of Solitude Monastery in Tonopah, AZ.

All eyes are on Supreme Court for its biggest abortion case in decades

When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments Dec. 1 for the biggest abortion case in decades, all eyes -- and ears -- will be on the court.

Speaker: Science explains laws of nature; faith tells us of their author

Bradley Gregory, associate professor of biblical studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, said today "most scientists see that science can inform faith and faith can inform science."