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The Reverend Mother Superior Teresa Agnes Gerlach of the Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington, Texas.

Fort Worth bishop dismisses Carmelite mother superior in latest in Texas monastery-diocese dispute

Jun 2, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Bishop Michael Olson has issued a decree dismissing the reverend mother from the Order of Discalced Carmelites. Read more

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a campaign stop in Salem, New Hampshire, on June 1, 2023.

Florida bishops plead with DeSantis to spare life of death row inmate

Jun 2, 2023

By Zelda Caldwell

The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops appealed to the governor to grant a stay and commute convicted murderer Duane Owen’s... Read more

Archbishop Georg Gänswein was the personal secretary of the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Report: Gänswein ordered to leave Vatican, return to home diocese without new role

Jun 2, 2023

By AC Wimmer

According to a German media report, Pope Francis is following a custom where former private secretaries of deceased popes do... Read more

The Archdiocese of Piura in Peru donated thousands of medicines May 30, 2023, to combat the epidemic of dengue fever that has affected almost all regions of the country, especially Lambayeque and Piura.

Church in Peru donates thousands of doses of medication to combat dengue epidemic

Jun 1, 2023

By Diego Lopez Marina

Dengue is a virus transmitted to humans through mosquitoes and can cause nausea, fever, pain, and in severe cases, internal... Read more

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Nevada GOP governor signs pro-abortion bill; Oklahoma court strikes down abortion restrictions

Jun 1, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The pro-life movement suffered a blow this week in two states. Read more

"Padre Pio," starring Shia LaBeouf, airs in theaters June 2, 2023.

New ‘Padre Pio’ film is a human look at the famous saint, filmmakers say

Jun 1, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Actor Shia LaBeouf says he leaned on the saint’s famous motto anytime things were difficult while making the film: Pray,... Read more

Daniel Ortega.

Nicaraguan dictatorship takes over Catholic school; three nuns may be deported soon

Jun 1, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

According to the Nicaraguan media, the police justified the takeover of the school by stating that they must review the... Read more

John Kirby, coordinator of the National Security Council for Strategic Communications at the White House.

White House condemns Nicaraguan dictatorship’s latest attacks against the Catholic Church

Jun 1, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Biden administration on Wednesday condemned Nicaraguan dictator Daniel Ortega’s attempts to discredit the Catholic Church.  Read more

Fulgence Kayishema, a former Rwandan police officer suspected to have ordered the killing of at least 2,000 Tutsis who were seeking refuge at St. Paul’s Nyange Catholic Parish during the 1994 genocide, was arrested May 24, 2023.

Police arrest suspected mastermind of massacre at Rwandan Catholic parish in 1994 genocide

Jun 1, 2023

By Silas Isenjia

Reuters reported that Fulgence Kayishema, one of the top suspects in the genocide, was arrested May 24 on a grape... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah speaks with students and faculty at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas on May 25, 2023.

Cardinal Sarah to theology students: ‘The more we know the Lord the more we can love him’

Jun 1, 2023

By Courtney Mares

At a Mass at the Angelicum in Rome, the Cardinal Robert Sarah spoke about the danger of division in the... Read more

Father Andrew Small, OMI.

Vatican looking into $17 million transfer from U.S.-based charity to impact investing fund

Jun 1, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican is looking into the transfer of $17 million from the U.S. arm of a Church mission to an... Read more

Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Indian bishop cleared of rape charge in civil trial

Jun 1, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican did not indicate whether it carried out its own investigation into the accusations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who... Read more

Apparition of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Why is June the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus?

Jun 1, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Jesus appeared to Sister Margaret Mary Alacoque in 1673 and began revealing ways to venerate his Sacred Heart. Read more

Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington, Texas.

Fort Worth Diocese: Vatican says bishop has authority over Carmelite monastery amid investigation

May 31, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A May 31 diocesan statement said the Vatican appointed the bishop as “the pope’s representative in this matter.” Read more

Dodger Stadium with downtown Los Angeles in the background.

Dodgers pitcher denounces team’s decision to honor anti-Catholic group: ‘God cannot be mocked’

May 31, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

A Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher became the latest MLB player to publicly condemn the Dodgers’ decision to honor an anti-Catholic... Read more

Havana, Cuba.

Cuban priest: 64 years is enough to prove the Cuban revolution didn’t work

May 31, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The priest pointed out that during these decades what has happened in Cuba is a precariousness of life and an... Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience in St. Peter's Square on May 17, 2023.

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of June

May 31, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

In a new video released by the Vatican, the pope asks how humans have the capacity to be so cruel... Read more

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Vatican supports Catholic research to improve families and marriages

May 31, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has backed a project aimed at enhancing interdisciplinary research at Catholic universities in the sphere of family, marriage,... Read more

Thousands of people gathered in Times Square for a eucharistic procession in New York City on May 27, 2023.

PHOTOS: Thousands gather in Times Square for eucharistic procession in New York City

May 31, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Photojournalist Jeffrey Bruno captured scenes of what may have been the largest eucharistic procession ever to make its way through... Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience in St Peter’s Square on May 31, 2023.

Pope Francis praises Matteo Ricci for proclaiming the Gospel in China

May 31, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The pope dedicated his entire catechesis to sharing the life of Venerable Matteo Ricci, a 16th-century Jesuit missionary in China. Read more