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a congolese woman in a yellow dress and blue and white headscarf prays with hands uplifted and eyes closed
John Burger - OSV News
The nation with the highest Catholic Mass attendance could be Nigeria, as 94 percent of self-identified Nigerian Catholics said they attended daily or weekly Mass, in a new study.
A prisoner under escort at the South Western Front during the Irish Civil War: July 22, 1922. Courtesy of National Library of Ireland Ref.: HOG106.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Hargaden
The peaceful sharing of power by Irish political parties that once went to war may be understood as a triumph of the common good.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Michael Moore, the translator of the Catholic Book Club's latest selection, 'The Betrothed," on the process of translating the famous Italian novel.
Arts & CultureBooks
Franklin Freeman
A look back at Thomas Mann's 'Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man' and 'The Magic Mountain' reveals an author perpetually in exile—literally and figuratively.
Inside the Vatican
On “Inside the Vatican” this week, host Colleen Dulle and veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell explain what is known about Cardinal Ricard's confession that he "conducted himself in a reprehensible fashion" with a 14 year old girl.
Giorgia Meloni, leader of Brothers of Italy, holds a sign at the party's election night headquarters in Rome Sept. 26, 2022. Italian voters handed a victory to a coalition of center-right parties and set the stage for Meloni to become the next prime minister. (CNS photo/Guglielmo Mangiapane, Reuters)
Gerard O’Connell
There is much speculation about how Pope Francis and Giorgia Meloni, the future prime minister of Italy, will relate to each other. Their positions on the migrant question appear to be diametrically opposed.