The Angelic Doctor

St. Thomas Aquinas was a philosopher, theologian, and priest born in Italy in 1225 to a noble family and was expected to become a Benedictine monk.

Faithful Virgin Martyr

St. Agnes of Rome was a beautiful girl born into a wealthy Christian family in 291 A.D. Her name, translated from Greek, means “holy” or “pure.”

Mercy Sisters, Associates, and partners: ‘Mercy and justice shall meet’

For at least a decade, five Critical Concerns have been identified by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas that continue to challenge their response to our broken world.

Trump backtracks a little on DACA after backlash

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Hours after the Trump administration announced on Sept. 5 an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Archbishop backs transgender ban, but says human dignity must prevail

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services offered support for President Donald Trump’s...

USCCB president urges Trump to quickly act to ease contraceptive mandate

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has called on President Donald Trump to ease the...

Inspired by pope, BridgeBuilder Challenge picks winning social innovators

By Josephine von Dohlen Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Salim, a Syrian refugee, flees an unwanted draft into the Syrian army, escaping the potential of...

Middle East church leaders plan for more marriage prep, counseling

By Dale Gavlak Catholic News Service MARJ AL HAMAM, Jordan (CNS) — Mideast church leaders meeting in Jordan developed a two-pronged action plan to help Catholic...

Suit aims to block law making pregnancy centers ‘advertise’ abortion

By Patrick Downes Catholic News Service HONOLULU (CNS) — An Oahu pro-life pregnancy resource center and a national network of pregnancy resource centers have filed a...

Health care prescription? Regroup, cooperate, Catholic health leaders say

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — After efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed late July 17 in the U.S....

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