The Vatican has just confirmed that Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta Marto will be canonized on May 12-13 during Pope Francis’ visit to Fatima, Portugal.
The Supreme Court’s newest member, Justice Neil Gorsuch, participated in one the most significant religious freedom cases of this term when oral arguments were presented in a case involving whether or not state benefit programs could exclude churches. Read the rest…
For only the second time in the history of the Catholic Church in America, the U.S. bishops are calling for a convocation of Catholic leaders from all walks of life and every corner of America to “convene, challenge, and motivate Catholic leaders” to embrace the full vision of what it means to be Catholic and to proclaim the Church’s vision of the human person.
The widow of a man who was killed during the deadly Palm Sunday terrorist attacks in Egypt on Palm Sunday has publicly forgiven the perpetrators of the bombing.
Earlier this year, the Theological Commission of the International Marian Association submitted a 10-page document to Pope Francis requesting that he publicly acknowledge Mary as the Co-Redemptrix with Jesus the Redeemer during the 2017 centenary of the Marian apparitions of Fatima.
In addition to approving the second miracle for Fatima seers Francisco and Jacinto Marto, the Vatican approved the martyrdom of a young Indian nun murdered in 1995 whose attacker later repented and converted, and the heroic virtue of a young girl who lived for 22 years with a disfiguring skin disease.