Priests’ group recommends revisions in U.S. priestly formation

April 18, 2018

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Catholic News Service OSV Newsweekly WASHINGTON (CNS) — An organization of 1,200 priests has called for revisions in the way seminarians are prepared for ministry so that the U.S. Catholic Church can better address challenges that include declining membership and falling seminary enrollment. The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests addressed five areas of concern, saying […]

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Focus on witchcraft at exorcists’ summit signifies a paradigm shift

April 18, 2018

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  John L. Allen Jr. Apr 18, 2018 EDITOR ROME – For most Americans and Europeans, the global north-south shift in the Church’s center of gravity over the last half-century truly comes home when they look around at priests and nuns these days, and see swelling numbers of Filipinos, Indians, Nigerians, Koreans, and multiple other […]

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The sign of the cross is our badge, Pope Francis says

April 18, 2018

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By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 18, 2018 / 03:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis said that to make the sign of the cross is to mark ourselves as Christians, and that it is something we should do often to remind ourselves that we belong to God. “The cross is the badge that […]

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What St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Can Teach Us About Loving the Eucharist

April 18, 2018

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Fr. Edward Looney Think back to your childhood. Do you remember the day of your First Communion? Anything about it? Maybe you’re a recent convert and you don’t have to think back so far. Do you remember what your wore or what you thought? For me, I remember the circumstances of my First Communion quite […]

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Who was the first to use the tablet and Cloud

April 18, 2018

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Barbara Bush, whose husband and son were US presidents, dies at 92

April 18, 2018

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John Burger | Apr 17, 2018 White-haired matriarch of political family was active promoter of literacy, other causes Barbara Pierce Bush, one of only two women ever to be both wife and mother of U.S. presidents, has died at the age of 92. The former first lady died at her home in Houston Tuesday, April 17, two […]

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Why the pope wears red shoes

April 18, 2018

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Adriana Bello | Apr 16, 2018 and why Pope Francis decided not to wear them. Perhaps many recall Pope John Paul II with his red shoes, or wonder why Pope Francis doesn’t wear them. But did you know that these shoes are as ancient as the Church itself? Or that they have a highly significant […]

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