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Catholic Extension launches program for Uvalde children in wake of shooting

Chicago-based Catholic Extension launched the first of many initiatives it has planned over the next 18 months to support Uvalde, Texas, following the devastation of the Robb Elementary mass shooting.

Pflaum Publishing Offers Resources that Support Eucharistic Revival

This past June, the Bishops of the United States launched a three-year Eucharistic Revival within the United States. It will have many components both local and national. To learn more, the main website for all information is EucharisticRevival.org. CatholicDigest.com and Bayard, Inc. are joining in this revival with our prayers and by sharing our many spiritual resources. This is […]

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Kentucky's Bishop Stowe describes 'fear and panic' amid historic flooding

As residents of Kentucky endure historic flooding and face a rising death toll, Bishop John Stowe of Lexington is working to assess the damage, ramp up assistance and listen attentively to those affected.

Tom Cornell, Catholic Worker stalwart and Christian nonviolence writer, dies

Tom Cornell once described the Catholic Worker movement as a community "marked by a cooperative social order without extremes of wealth and poverty and a nonviolent approach to legitimate defense and conflict resolution."

Pope Francis is right. The Catholic Church can't go backwards.

"A church that does not develop its thinking in an ecclesial way is a church that goes backward," the pope said on the flight from Canada to Rome. His talk during vespers in Quebec explains what he meant.

The Cross of Infertility

“The cross of infertility is often a silent, heavy cross. The pain that we felt was unlike anything I’ve ever experienced,” Brenda True told Catholic Digest. Couples facing infertility suffer a deep pain that isn’t often talked about in public or at the pulpit. But there is hope, better health, and answers for women suffering from […]

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Detroit auxiliary bishop accused in lawsuit of abusing child decades ago

A former parishioner at a Massachusetts church has filed a lawsuit alleging he was sexually abused as a child more than 30 years ago by a Roman Catholic priest who is now an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Small businesses invest in common good in local communities, pope says

Pope Francis asked people to pray for those running small- and medium-sized businesses since they contribute so much to the good of the local community and are still hard-hit by so many crises.

Salvadoran Archbishop praises government crackdown on gangs

The Roman Catholic archbishop of San Salvador said July 31 that most people support a months-long state of emergency that has rounded of tens of thousands of suspects in a crackdown on violent street gangs.