Image above: Saint Simon Stock receiving the brown scapular from Our Lady - Ceiling of Santa Maria del Carmelo in Transpontina.
The Knights of Columbus announced a new initiative Thursday to report on Christian persecution in Nigeria, where at least 60,000 Christians have been killed in the past two decades.
A new federal ethics advisory board for fetal tissue research has convened to consider future federally-funded research proposals that involve tissue from aborted babies.
Parents weigh educational options as the new school year looms.
By Joan Frawley Desmond
On the Feast of the Transfiguration, we ar
In the midst of the devastation, eight Jesuit missionaries who were in their rectory survived.
Professor Angela Alaimo O’Donnell has studied Flannery O’Connor, an American Catholic author from the South, rather extensively.
The Vatican’s doctrinal office issued Thursday a clarification on the sacrament of baptism, stating changes to the formula to emphasize community participation are not permitted.
Inside the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggior
The only Middle East country with a Christian head of state is now in an unprecedented state due to a harbor explosion of chemicals more destructive than wartime devastation.
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A Lebanese Catholic priest has asked believers around the world to pray for the people of his country, after two explosions in Beirut injured hundreds of people and are reported to have left at least 10 people dead.