Nun calls protection of voting rights a moral issue at Georgetown forum

Sister Anita Baird of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary said June 21 "the right to vote is a right-to-life issue."

Vatican expresses concern about proposed Italian law on homophobia

The legislation, dubbed "Zan's Law," could violate the freedom of Catholics to teach and practice their faith, wrote officials in a June 17 diplomatic message.

Pope accepts resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Sheltz of Galveston-Houston

The 75-year-old cleric, known for his "dry sense of humor," submitted his request in accord with canon law age requirements, but will continue to temporarily serve as chancellor and moderator of the archdiocesan curia.

Retreat center offers ‘Outdoor Contemplative Morning’

The July 10 program is an opportunity for friends of Cranaleith to come onsite and enjoy the beauty of Cranaleith that touches the soul.

Cranaleith’s beauty invites all to slow down, go deeper

"Something New: An Outdoor Morning Retreat" on Saturday, July 31 is an opportunity for those who do not have much experience with a spiritual center or a retreat.

Delco officials look to convert archdiocesan land into park

Municipal leaders announced June 16 they plan to convert the 213-acre former site of the Don Guanella Village into a park. A decade ago, residents transitioned to cottage-based living, where they play an active role in shaping their care.

Catholic school grad named to no. 2 post at NASA

Pamela Melroy, an alumna of a Catholic high school in New York and a renowned astronaut, adds a major distinction to her long list of accomplishments: deputy administrator for NASA.

Great need to understand Eucharist, key bishop says

The U.S. bishops Doctrine Committee will draft the forthcoming document on the Eucharist, and it's chair, Bishop Kevin Rhoades explained its importance and misconceptions about its purpose.

U.S. Catholics asked to pray for bishops as Communion document is drafted

As regional discussions begin in preparation for a teaching document by this fall "on the beauty and power of the Eucharist," USCCB President Archbishop Jose Gomez asked for prayers.

PreK graduates off to ‘greatness and good things’

More than three dozen little learners received their diplomas June 18 from the Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy, a top-rated early learning center operated by archdiocesan Catholic Social Services.