History was made in May 2017 when Women of Grace® founder, Johnnette Benkovic, now Johnnette Williams, delivered a message about the dignity and vocation of women on the world stage at the United Nations – a message delivered while standing in the shadow of the same Pilgrim Virgin Statue that first visited this global entity 65 years ago!
One of the most influential Catholic figures of the 20th Century – Venerable Servant of God Fulton J. Sheen – will be beatified in his home diocese of Peoria, Illinois on December 21, 2019.
Thanks to the hard work of Cross Catholic Outreach (CCO), a Catholic relief agency dedicated to serving “the poorest of the poor” in Dioceses throughout the world, more than 100,000 children will be receiving a “Box of Joy” this Christmas – but there’s still time to double that number!
The Polish Bishops’ Conference has sent a request to Pope Francis, asking him to consider naming St. John Paul II a patron of Europe and doctor of the Church.
New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray’s is undergoing intense criticism after deciding to snub Saint Frances Cabrini who won a citywide poll of candidates for the “She Built NYC” statue program. The city opted to honor other women instead, such as a black jazz singer, an LGBTQ advocate and a Latina desegregation activist.
Indiana’s Attorney General has promised that the remains of 2,246 aborted babies found in the garage of deceased abortionist Ulrich Klopfer will be given proper burials. Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the Archdiocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has offered to bury the children in any Catholic cemetery in his diocese.
As French lawmakers begin debate on a controversial new law that will allow single women and lesbians to have access to assisted procreation, the French bishops are warning that this law places the desire of adults above the welfare of children.