Fathers Who Mourn on Father’s Day

By Patty Knap | Fathers of aborted children are sharing their heart-wrenching stories, hoping to prevent the same experience in other men. More research into the psychological effects of abortion on fathers is showing that men… Read the Whole Article at its...

ACN Issues Annual Report for 2019

The international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International), which has 23 national offices and over 330,000 private benefactors throughout the world, raised over 106 million Euros in the year 2019 for suffering...

Bishops Express Concern for Migrants in Argentina

The Episcopal Commission for Migrants and Itinerant People (CEMI) has expressed its desire to make visible the vulnerable situation of refugees and migrants, in a message for World Refugee Day, celebrated on 20 June. The Bishops that make up this Commission have...

Pope Makes Appointments in Chile and Dominican Republic

Appointment of bishop of Copiapó, Chile The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of Copiapó, Chile, the Reverend Fr. Ricardo Basilio Morales Galindo, O. De M., former apostolic administrator “sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis” of the archdiocese of Puerto Montt....

Benedict XVI Expected to Return to Vatican on Monday

Benedict XVI should return to the Vatican on Monday, June 22, 2020, after three days in his homeland in Bavaria, with his sick brother, indicated the diocese of Regensburg in a tweet. The 93-year-old pope emeritus traveled to Germany on June 19, in a wheelchair and...

Virtual conference to promote fatherhood as boon to society 

Denver Newsroom, Jun 21, 2020 / 03:48 pm (CNA).- A New Hampshire Catholic college is hosting a virtual conference this week on “Rediscovering Fatherhood” to help men fulfill their vocation at home. Dr. William Fahey, president of Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in...

COVID-19: After the Crisis, ‘Don’t Forget We Have Need of Others’

“You were the pillars of the whole country,” said Pope Francis, paying tribute to Italian carers on receiving a delegation from Lombardy on June 20, 2020, one of the regions most affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. He encouraged not “to forget quickly that...

Fields of Wonder

Apparently roaming about Scotland without a sufficient cause can still lead to a fine or a ticking off by police officers. This surprised me, when I saw an article about it on line, for I thought that particular jig was up, thanks to all kinds of mass demonstrations...

God’s Holy Name can be a source of fear – and consolation

Here is a wonderful prayer to sing! It is stark and lavish and carefully balanced and quintessentially Roman. This week’s Collect, in 1962 Missale Romanum for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost (last week), was in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary for the Sunday after...

Fear Not Adversity

Pope at Angelus Encourages Faithful not to Fear Adversity ‘Help us Never to Surrender to Despair’ Pope Francis Marks World Refugee Day ‘The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the need to ensure the necessary protection for refugees too, in order to guarantee their...