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Chinese bishop who suffered years of forced labor dies at 98

A Chinese underground bishop who was sentenced to 10 years of forced labor in the 1980s for bringing Catholics on pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Sheshan died this month at the age of 98.

27 May 2020
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Record numbers leave Church in Munich archdiocese

A record number of people left the Church in the German Archdiocese of Munich and Freising last year, a local statistical office said Tuesday.

27 May 2020
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Australian journalists face court date over Pell trial coverage

A judge in the Australian state of Victoria has proposed beginning a trial in November to prosecute jou

27 May 2020
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Wanted: Better Homily and Communications Training for Priests

COVID-19 has helped highlight the gap between the methods of modern communication available to the C

27 May 2020
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Pope Francis, Catholic shrines to offer rosary for Mary’s help during pandemic

Pope Francis will pray the rosary in the Vatican Gardens’ Lourdes grotto on Saturday, as Catholic shrines from around the world join via video streaming.

26 May 2020
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The Sorrowful Mother and Mediatrix

How do Catholics understand Mary’s participation in the redemptive work of Christ, and why does it m

26 May 2020
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Want safe church re-openings? Follow CDC guidelines, infectious disease expert says

Timothy Flanigan, M.D., worked to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak of 2014.

25 May 2020
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Meet the Contemplatives Known as ‘the Heavy Artillery’

The Tangiers Carmel’s surprising link to the fin

25 May 2020
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Pope Francis entrusts China to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pope Francis Sunday entrusted China to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and asked people to pray for a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the most populated country in the world.

25 May 2020
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Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopens with restrictions

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is reopening this weekend, after being closed in late Mar

24 May 2020
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Pope Francis appoints new archbishop for Taiwan’s capital

Pope Francis appointed Saturday Bishop Thomas An-Zu Chung as the next Metropolitan Archbishop of Taipei, Taiwan.

24 May 2020
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What St. Paul Did During His Two Years of “Sheltering-in-Place”

“Not that I complain of want; for I have learned, in whatever state I am, to be content.” (Philippia

24 May 2020