It has been five years since Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of EWTN, passed away.
It was September 1987, and Pope John Paul II had just arrived in Los Angeles after traveling around the United States. The Pope was greeted in the City of Angels by a closed-door meeting with a group of progressive bishops who had a bone to pick with several Church traditions.
With the arrival of Palm Sunday, Catholics across the globe will soon be handed spiky leaves. Kids will poke each other with them. But it's safe to say most won't know where they came from.
On March 27 the Catholic Church remembers the monk and bishop Saint Rupert, whose missionary labors built up the Church in two of its historic strongholds, Austria and Bavaria.
Top on the list of the qualities that Tanzania’s late President John Pombe Magufuli exhibited was his unwavering trust in God, which he declared publicly, a Catholic Archbishop who presided over the President’s Requiem Mass has said.
Public worship in some four Kenyan Dioceses has been suspended indefinitely amid a spike in reported cases of COVID-19 in the East African nation.
Members of the newly-launched Southern Africa Province (SAP) of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) have been urged to look for ways to address the multiple crises bedeviling the countries in the region.
The Cardinal in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has cautioned Catholic politicians in the Central African nation against the tendency to engage in social vices and partisan interests.
The Vatican plans to vaccinate 1,200 people living in poverty during Holy Week with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
The Archbishop of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has called upon the government of the East-Central African nation to permit national doctors and scientists examine the COVID-19 vaccine, which landed into the country Thursday, March 25.
St. Margaret Clitherow was born in Middleton, England around the year 1555 to a protestant family. Margaret was known throughout the town for her wit and good looks, and in 1571 she married John Clitherow, and together they bore two children.
The Nigerian Catholic Priest who had been kidnapped March 15 is recovering from trauma after having spent a week in captivity.
A team of health professionals in Kenya that includes medical doctors, professional counsellors, nurses and other health practitioners are attending to school going children in their respective learning institutions to limit the learners’ exposure to COVID-19 infections.
Following the attack on a series of villages in Niger last weekend, reportedly the deadliest attack by suspected jihadists that left scores of people dead, a Catholic Missionary Cleric in the West African nation says they are “living a difficult situation.”
Fulani militants operating in the Northwest region of Cameroon are chasing after their victims up to their hideouts in forests after ejecting them from their homes, a Catholic charity organization working in the Central African country has reported.
The Vatican has published Pope Francis’ schedule for Holy Week at the Vatican this year.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Enugu are facilitating a borehole project aimed at providing clean water to an indigenous community.
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Mauritius has directed that churches in the country remain closed during Holy Week in line with restrictions, which the government of the Indian Ocean Island nation put in place to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Solemnity of the Annunciation celebrates the coming of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her the special mission God had chosen for her in being the mother of His only son.
Young people in Malawi have been urged to pray fervently in order to discern their calling in a message that was delivered ahead of this year’s World Vocations Sunday to be marked next month.