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Father Edmund J. Shallow, pastor, Divine Mercy Parish, Carteret, gives a special blessing to parishioner Sophie Wutkowski for her 100th birthday at Holy Family worship site. – photo courtesy of Gerald J. Wutkowski Sr.


Pope Francis looks at a drawing from a child during an audience with members of Italy's Association Against Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma at the Vatican March 2, 2019. The pope said providing care to the sick should include taking care of their spiritual needs. CNS photo/Vatican Media

Worn marble steps of Holy Stairs to be uncovered for public to climb

Bishops’ migration chair urges House pass new bill to protect ‘Dreamers’

Cardinal DiNardo, USCCB president, ‘resting comfortably’ after suffering mild stroke

Catholic school students donate bake sale funds to veterans’ group

Lent is a time for a little less hypocrisy, pope says

Notre Dame president says crisis ‘demands prayer’ but ‘we must also act’

Guatemalans hit by three years of drought among those CRS Rice Bowl helps

Irish nun receives Women of Courage Award for work in South Sudan