Posted on 02/26/2021 07:00 AM (Catholic Online > Saint of the Day)
Sister of St. Louis and daughter of King Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castile, she refused offers of marriage from several noble suitors to continue her life of virginity consecrated to God. She ministered to the sick and the poor, and after the death of her mother, founded the Franciscan Monastery of the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Longchamps in Paris. She lived there in austerity but never became a nun and refused to become abbess. She died there on February 23, and her cult ...
Posted on 02/25/2021 09:07 AM ()
A national Church event, the Plenary Council is being held in two phases. The First Assembly is scheduled for Oct. 2-10 in Adelaide and the Second is in July next year.
Posted on 02/25/2021 08:47 AM ()
France and Germany are stepping up controls at their common border, while the Bishops of Ireland call on people in the country to join the vaccination campaign against COVID-19.
Posted on 02/25/2021 08:34 AM ()
Supporters of Myanmar’s military attack anti-coup protesters in Yangon, as international pressure grows to find an end to the crisis.
Posted on 02/25/2021 07:33 AM ()
In a letter to Congress, several committee chairmen of the US Bishops’ Conference have expressed their opposition to proposed legislation, warning that it poses legal and social threats to citizens.
Posted on 02/25/2021 07:26 AM ()
In this week's edition of "Gospel Truth”, the late Jill Bevilacqua and Seán-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections from the Gospel of Saint Mark 9:2-10 for the Second Sunday of Lent.
Posted on 02/25/2021 07:00 AM (Catholic Online > Saint of the Day)
St. Tarasius was subject of the Byzantine Empire. He was raised to the highest honors in the Empire as Consul, and later became first secretary to the Emperor Constantine and his mother, Irene. When being elected Patriarch of Constantinople, he consented to accept the dignity offered to him only on condition that a General Council should be summoned to resolve the disputes concerning the veneration of sacred images, for Constantinople had been separated from the Holy See on account of the war ...
Posted on 02/25/2021 05:35 AM ()
Churches open their doors in Brazil's western Amazon region after days of flooding cause the displacement of thousands of families.
Posted on 02/25/2021 04:44 AM ()
European Bishops have emphasized the importance of the protection of care of all life in a letter to the President of the European Parliament in the wake of a recent resolution on abortion in Poland.
Posted on 02/24/2021 11:40 AM ()
As protests against the military coup continue in Myanmar, women religious accompany their people in the “fighting and protesting to end military dictatorship, to get justice and peace”.