Vatican Offers Special Thoughts for Victims of Coronavirus

The Vatican Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life is asking all to face the coronavirus emergency with seriousness, serenity, and courage. The appeal came in a message issued late on March 6, 2020, in which the dicastery noted that life is both precious and...

Pope Francis Announces a 2022 Synod on Synodality

By Courtney Mares/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — The next ordinary Synod of Bishops will be a synod on synodality, the Vatican announced March 7. In October 2022, bishops from around the world will meet… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

After the Execution of Nathan Woods in Alabama, Catholics React

By Matt Hadro/CNA. | BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Following a controversial execution in Alabama on Thursday night, Catholics in the state have reiterated their opposition to the death penalty. Late Thursday… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Organizational Styles for Lent

In this CM Hangout on Facebook Live, Lisa hess walks us through a process for tweaking Lent this year. Read the Whole Article at its Original Source

Scientists: Bones Found in Church Wall Are 7th Century Saint

By Catholic News Agency | LONDON, England — Bones discovered in the late 19th century are likely those of a seventh-century English saint, scientists announced on Friday, March 6.  Carbon dating… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Catholic Central: Formation of Conscience

On this week’s episode of Catholic Central, Kai and Libby fill you in on how to form the conscience and eventually make better decisions because of it. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

How Franciscans in Syria are helping kids heal from war trauma

Aleppo, Syria, Mar 7, 2020 / 06:01 am (CNA).- As a wartime missionary priest in Aleppo, Fr. Firas Lufti witnessed the trauma endured by a generation of Syrian children who have spent the entirety of their lives in the uncertainty and tragedy of war. “I saw with my...