- Jan 23, 2021
U.S. Catholics lead all Christian faiths in the percentage of racially diverse congregations in their parishes, according to a new study published by Baylor University.
In November, when many Christians say special prayers for their deceased loved ones, chrysanthemums are the flowers seen most often in Italian churches and on Italian graves.
COVID-19 has put Catholic parishes through the ringer, forcing them to change how they worship, provide social services, and foster community at a rapid pace.
The spicy speeches at Fancy Farm were canceled this year, but some politicians had the annual kickoff of Kentucky’s political season on their minds.
The recent Vatican instruction on pastoral care clarifies the responsibility of every member of the church community to work together in the shared mission of evangelization and warns against turning the parish into a mere provider of services, said Cardinal Beniamino Stella.
The largest deployment of the National Guard in Minnesota history brought order to the Twin Cities on last week, but in the evening, St. Paul and Minneapolis residents were preparing for the worst.