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Primate of Poland: Church must rebuild trust amid abuse crisis

The Catholic Church can only rebuild trust in its handling of clerical abuse by “taking responsibility for clarifying all crimes and omissions,” the Primate of Poland said Monday.

07 Jul 2020
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An Exclusive Interview with Composer Ennio Morricone

In a 2009 interview with Register correspondent Edward Pentin, the Italian composer reflects on his life of writing for the movies — and his faith.

07 Jul 2020
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St. Maria Goretti, Young Saint of Mercy, Pray For Us

St. Maria’s 1950 canonization had to be moved to St. Peter’s Square because of the enormous crowd. It was the first open-air canonization in history.

07 Jul 2020
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St. Junípero Serra statue destroyed at California state capitol

On the evening of Independence Day, a crowd in Sacramento tore down a statue of St. Junipero Serra, set fire to it, and beat it with sledgehammers.

06 Jul 2020
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English Catholic bishop: parishes see 'dramatic fall' in income following lockdown

An English bishop has said that parishes have seen “dramatic fall” in income as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.

06 Jul 2020
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Ennio Morricone, composer honored by Pope Francis, dies at 91

Ennio Morricone, an Oscar-winning Italian composer honored by Pope Francis, has died at the age of 91.

06 Jul 2020
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Polish General Kościuszko, Great American Revolutionary

The United States and Poland are forever linked through General Tadeusz Kościuszko.

06 Jul 2020
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St. Ephrem the Deacon, and other Saintly Deacons

There are many deacons who have left their imprint on both the Church and the world.

By Kevin Di Camilo

04 Jul 2020
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Cardinal says it is time to rebuild, as economic crisis hits northern Italy

A cardinal in northern Italy said Friday that the COVID-19 health crisis has created “immense” poverty in the area, and now is the time to rebuild, to take responsibility, and to share resources.

04 Jul 2020
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European bishops call for EU support of persecuted Christians in Nigeria

The president of the European bishops’ commission has promised persecuted Christians in Nigeria that he will advocate for increased support from the European Union. 

04 Jul 2020
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What are the three theological virtues?

Catechism of the Catholic Church

03 Jul 2020
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Catholic bishop: bill changes would leave UK with ‘most extreme abortion legislation in Europe’

An English bishop has urged Catholics to resist a new push to strip away protections for unborn children that would “leave the U.K. with the most extreme abortion legislation in Europe.” 

02 Jul 2020