Countess Marie Therese Ledóchowska (1863–1922) began her professional life as a lady-in-waiting in Salzburg, writing mission tracts in secret. Growing more and more convinced that God was calling her to devote her entire life to […]
The distinguishing feature of the doctrine and the pastoral program of the Second Vatican Council is Trinitarian Christocentrism. The Council’s teaching on the nature of Sacred Liturgy, on the mystery of the Church, on the […]
Vatican II in session, circa 1962-1965 / Photo credit: Catholic Press Photo/Wikimedia Commons
CNA Newsroom, Oct 11, 2022 / 12:30 pm (CNA).
Oct. 11 marks the 60th anniversary of a monumental event in the history of the Catholic Church: the gathe… […]
October 11th marks the sixtieth anniversary of the formal opening of the Second Vatican Council. In the lead-up to that day in 1962, my fifth-grade teacher, Sister Regina Rose (who just died last year at […]
The Second Vatican Council (1962-65) was a unique ecumenical council. The previous twenty were assembled to address particular doctrinal or ecclesial crises, while John XXIII called Vatican II to layout a new pastoral program for […]
Fifty years from now, which of our current political and Church leaders will be remembered and honored by Catholics in the U.S.? Perhaps the Catholics of Romania can help us form an answer to that […]
On March 23, the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions)1 issued an “Instruction,” “The identity of the Catholic school for a culture of dialogue.” The focus here is on elementary/primary schools and secondary/high schools […]
Vatican City, Dec 17, 2020 / 06:05 am (CNA).- Pope Francis appealed for a “culture of care” in his message for the 2021 World Day of Peace released Thursday.
“The culture of care … calls for a common, supportive and inclusive … […]
Father Jonathan Morris, a priest of the Archdiocese of New York and former member of the Legionaries of Christ, recently has attracted a great deal of attention by publicly announcing his decision to petition for […]