At the request of the bishops of France and the Order of Carmelites Discalced (OCD), Pope Francis agreed on Feb. 22 to open a special process known in the Catholic Church as “equipollent canonization” to raise the 16 Carmelite martyrs of Compiègne to the altars.
Viewers who want to know what life is really like after a Communist invasion need look no further than EWTN’s new film, “To Believe,” which was produced by EWTN Ukraine in Kyiv, a city which is now under assault after Thursday’s invasion by Russia.
The Catholic priest who directs EWTN Ukraine plans to stay in the capital city of Kyiv while others flee to escape Russian forces.
“The tragic scenes which everyone feared are unfortunately becoming reality,” Cardinal Parolin said on Thursday.
Pope Francis spoke on the paradox of the Beatitudes in his Sunday Angelus address on Feb. 13, saying that the defining characteristic of a disciple of Jesus is joy.
Sister Andre Randon, a French nun, celebrated her 118th birthday on Feb. 11. This milestone makes her the second-oldest living person in the world and the oldest living person in Europe, according to the Gerontology Research Group, which validates details of people believed to be 110 or older.
How a young French Catholic overcame the limits of the coronavirus lockdown.
The ex-slave’s feast day is celebrated on Feb. 8.
A Catholic bishop and several priests have reportedly been arrested in India for illegal mining operations on land owned by the diocese.
Consecrated women and men — together with Catholics in general — are invited to celebrate the World Day for Consecrated Life this week. Established by St. John Paul II, the day recognizes the beauty and impact of a life dedicated to poverty, chastity, and obedience.
The Catholic Church in France has secured more than $22 million in compensation for victims of child sex abuse.
Pope Francis encouraged workers to turn to St. Joseph for guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic, during an audience at the Vatican on Saturday.
When Daniel Campbell saw an email in his inbox last spring from Soroti, Uganda, his first thought was: Am I being scammed?
Pope Francis is scheduled to speak with college students from around the world next month as part of the Catholic Church’s preparations for the Synod on Synodality. The virtual event is to be hosted by Loyola University Chicago.
A bishop charged with the repeated rape of a nun over the course of two years was acquitted by a court in India’s Kerala state on Friday.
Cardinal Onaiyekan said: ‘They attack farmers’ fields, kill farmers and no one says anything.’
Sister Marije Kaleta risked her life to take Communion to the sick and dying.
The original communion rail from Mother Angelica’s baptismal parish has been donated to the Mother Angelica Museum in Canton, Ohio.
The new diocesan restrictions come as the Italian government has banned unvaccinated citizens from entering restaurants, public transportation, gyms, theaters, and sports events.
The Missionaries of Charity have been cleared to receive and use foreign funding in India, after the religious order founded by Mother Teresa was unexpectedly ruled ineligible to receive donations from abroad late last year.