• Analysis: At USCCB Meeting, Will Words Speak Louder Than Votes?

    BALTIMORE - Today the bishops of the United States will debate and vote on three documents aimed at implementing the new universal laws promulgated by Pope Francis last month. While the ostensible purpose of Thursday votes is to establish Vos estis lux mundi in the life of the Church in the... Read more
  • Wow Catholic Priest – Ordained after his wife Died turns 100 with 7 Children and 4 Sons who are Priests

    Don Probo Vaccarini was ordained priest at the age of 69 after the death of his wife. He and his wife had 7 children and his four sons all became priests too. The  Catholic priest, Don Probo Vaccarini, celebrated his 100th birthday on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 in Rimini, Italy. As a widower and... Read more
  • Why I Oppose Changing the Words of the Our Father

    Given the recent decision of Pope Francis to approve a change in the translation of the Our Father in Italian from “lead us not into temptation” to “do not let us fall into temptation,” I want to repeat what I have written before and intensify my opposition to such a change. I will... Read more
  • US Bishops Open Debate on Abuse Reforms at USCCB Meeting

    BALTIMORE - On the morning of the first day of the USCCB’s General Assembly in Baltimore, discussion began on three proposals to improve episcopal accountability. As the discussion developed June 11, much of the focus concerned the role of lay people in the process of handling complaints... Read more
  • Fox News’s Father Morris Announces He Is Leaving The Priesthood

    Father Jonathan Morris, a Catholic priest and 14-year religious commentator on Fox News, said Monday he is leaving the priesthood. Morris announced his decision during Martha McCallum‘s “The Story,” appearing in a suit and tie rather than his familiar clerical collar. “I believe I... Read more
  • Bishop Paprocki: Communion Prohibited to Pro-Abortion Illinois Catholic Lawmakers

    This week, Illinois passed the most extreme pro-abortion state legislation in America — with some Catholic lawmakers taking the lead in pushing forward this anti-life bill. In response, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, today issued a public decreecommunicating to his... Read more
  • President Trump Honors St. John Paul II’s First Mass in Poland: “Millions Live in Freedom Because of St. John Paul II”

    President Donald Trump honored Pope St. John Paul II in a beautiful statement yesterday! President Donald Trump commemorated Pope St. John Paul II’s first pilgrimage to Poland in 1979 in a White House statement. He particularly addressed the late pope’s first Mass during this pilgrimage... Read more
  • Providence Bishop Tobin responds to controversy over ‘Pride’ tweet

    Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence responded Sunday to controversy that ensued from a tweet admonishing Catholics not attend or support “gay pride” festivities. “The Catholic Church has respect and love for members of the gay community, as do I,” the bishop wrote in a statement Sunday,... Read more
  • Padre Pio’s Relics May Be Visiting Your Town Soon

    Several relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina — better known as Padre Pio — have returned to the United States and Canada after their successful 2017 tour to North America. The tour will have stops in several dioceses. The news comes from the Saint Pio Foundation, the official sponsors of... Read more
  • Former CDF Official Will Not Be Tried For Sexual Misconduct Charges

    A Vatican court has decided not to initiate canonical charges against a former Vatican official, after an investigation into allegations he made sexual advances toward a woman in the confessional several years ago. Father Hermann Geissler, 53, is a member of Familia spiritualis Opus (FSO),... Read more