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Why Christians need to talk about religion & politics

There are two things you can’t talk about in public…and the consequences of our silence are real. Learn how this happened and why we need a new approach. We need […]

Kobe Bryant dead at 41: How scandal turned him to Catholic faith and Divine Mercy

LOS ANGELES, Calif.  — Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Southern California. Bryant, the father of four, was 41. Bryant’s daughter Gianna, 13, was reportedly […]

Eritrean bishops say seizure of Catholic schools is ‘hatred against the faith’

Seven religious schools in Eritrea, four of them sponsored by the Catholic Church, have been seized by the country’s government this month. Catholic bishops in the country say the move […]

California advances bill to violate sacramental seal

by Catholic News Agency Sacramento, Calif., May 24, 2019 / 09:38 am (CNA).- State senators in California have voted to approve a law that would require priests to violate the […]

How one Denver priest helped rescue Christina Khodor from ISIS

A young girl kidnapped by ISIS at the age of three was recently returned to her parents after almost three years. Now, St. Rafka’s Mission of Hope and Mercy is […]

Mideast Christian advocates call for safe zones in Syria

Though mainstream media is relatively silent when it comes to the situation in the Middle East, a very real threat still looms overseas, one that continues to affect millions of […]

What moves you? Thousands to attend FOCUS’ SEEK2017 conference

It began as a gathering of 25 college students in 1999. In just 18 years, it has evolved into one of the largest Catholic conferences in the country, asking students, […]

Family undertakes mission in Liberia

With an open heart, and determined to follow God’s call, the former principal of St. Mary Catholic School has taken his family on a journey across the world to serve […]

Newly canonized saints reflect holiness in daily life

Along with José de Jesús Sánchez del Río, Pope Francis canonized another six saints of four nationalities on Sunday, Oct. 16. Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880-1906) She was born Elisabeth Catez in […]

St. José Sánchez del Río: The boy who died for love of Christ the King

José de Jesús Sánchez del Río went to visit the tomb of a Cristero martyr in 1927, and asked God to let him also die in defense of the Catholic […]

‘Witnesses of Mercy in the Americas’ explored at symposium in Rome

The examples of four models of mercy from the Americas were recounted at a Sept. 24 symposium in Rome, called “Witnesses of Mercy in the Americas.” The symposium, which aimed […]