Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel Little Women has been adapted numerous times for the big and small screens; even those who have never cracked open the book know and love the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, […]
Providence, R.I., Dec 31, 2019 / 05:19 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Providence has challenged a new Rhode Island law that greatly expands the time window for filing childhood sexual abuse lawsuits.
In July, a bill was signed into law by Gov. Gina Raimond… […]
Harare, Zimbabwe, Dec 31, 2019 / 03:12 pm (CNA).- As severe drought conditions continue in Zimbabwe, close to 7 million people are facing food shortages, a Catholic aid agency warned this week.
“Families have run out of options to put food on th… […]
Fort Worth, Texas, Dec 31, 2019 / 12:49 pm (CNA).- Catholic leaders in Texas offered prayers following a deadly shooting at a Christian church on Sunday morning.
“On behalf of the Catholic Community of the Diocese of Dallas, we extend heartfelt … […]
Vatican City, Dec 31, 2019 / 10:35 am (CNA).- It is an act of love to spend time with others, to listen to them and their needs, and to try to see them as Christ sees them, Pope Francis said on New Year’s Eve.
“We are called to meet others… […]
In Thomas Aquinas’ treatment of the virtue of courage, he argues that endurance—“which is the capacity to stand immovable in the face of dangers”—rather than attack, is the chief mark of courage. Among the reasons […]
Phoenix, Ariz., Dec 30, 2019 / 06:00 pm (CNA).- Thousands of Catholics from across the nation are gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, this week for SLS20, the biennial Student Leadership Summit hosted by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (… […]
Since going online exclusively at the start of 2012, Catholic World Report has grown steadily in both content and traffic. This past year saw an increase of nearly 15% in traffic over 2018, with a […]
Vatican City, Dec 30, 2019 / 12:22 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Prosper Grech, an internationally renowned theologian, died on Monday at the age of 94.
Cardinal Grech was born on the island of Malta on Christmas Eve, 1925. He entered the Augustinian Order at t… […]