Sacraments

Pope Francis pays a pre-Christmas visit to Pope Benedict XVI on Dec. 21, 2018, in the Mater Ecclesiae monastery, where the retired pope lives. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Gerard O’Connell January 12, 2020
They call on the church “not to be impressed” by “the bad advocacies, the diabolical lies, the erroneous ways by which they wished to devalue priestly celibacy” in the media reporting of that synod.
The "ever-more-complex situation of families in France" had made compiling Catholic documents "sometimes difficult," especially with baptisms.
Ben Wilkie December 19, 2019
“The Catholic Church does not view the sacramental seal as incompatible with maintaining child safety. The Church wants measures that will genuinely make environments safer for children. There has been no compelling evidence to suggest that legal abolition of the seal of confession will help in
Simcha Fisher November 25, 2019
Every meal, every day can be an image of the Eucharist. Although we are required to work hard and do our best, it is not about us or our efforts.
The mother of five and wife of comedian Jim Gaffigan said she has a charism and a vocation to work with post-confirmation teens
Baptisms in Quebec have significantly declined in since 2012 and there's no indication the trend will reverse.