Fasting and Abstinence at Lent

- 25 February 2020 3

Most Catholics, even those who don’t often go to Mass, know that Lent is a time for Friday Fish Fries and “giving something up.” But ... Read More

Analysis: The Amazon and Germany – A tale of two synods 

- 17 September 2019 0

VATICAN CITY: For the next two months, most of the ink spilled by Catholic journalists will be dedicated to the Amazon, and October's synod that ... Read More

What does it mean to be laicised, defrocked, or dismissed from the clerical state?

- 19 February 2019 0

DENVER, COLORADO: Archbishop Theodore McCarrick was laicised this week. What does it mean to be “laicised,” “defrocked,” or “dismissed from the clerical state?” Read More

Commentary: A few books for 2019 

- 7 January 2019 0

It’s probably a little late for retrospectives, but if you’re planning your reading list, here are six great novels and memoirs highly recommended for 2019. Read More