Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world
July 22, 2016

In an effort to help contemplative women religious renew their life and mission in the church and the world, Pope Francis issued a series of new rulings dealing with formation, assets, prayer life, authority and autonomy.

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Sisters' 'lemonade ministry' in Cleveland opens dialogue on country's needs
July 19, 2016

 Sister Julie Ann Krahl knew that a cup of lemonade on a hot summer day can go a long way toward making friends.

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Pope calls attack on Nice act of 'blind violence'
July 15, 2016

Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day celebrations in France, calling it an act of "blind violence."

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Fall groundbreaking for new church planned
July 14, 2016

After nine months of planning, groundbreaking for a new St. Pius Tenth is scheduled for October, and the church's doors could open as early as Advent 2017.

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U.S. House members in bipartisan vote pass Conscience Protection Act
July 14, 2016
In a bipartisan 245-182 vote, House members July 13 passed the Conscience Protection Act, which would provide legal protection to doctors, nurses, hospitals and all health care providers who choose not to provide abortions as part of their health care practice.
 
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Crowds gather to remember Dallas officers
July 13, 2016
In the week since five Dallas area police officers were gunned down, thousands have gathered in churches, parks, plazas, parking lots and a symphony hall to remember the fallen officers, to cry for hope and pray for peace and unity in communities across the country.
 
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Five Dallas officers killed in ambush
July 11, 2016

Five Dallas law enforcement officers were assassinated July 7 as at least one sniper opened fire in downtown Dallas as hundreds of demonstrators were winding down a march protesting recent fatal officer-involved shootings in other parts of the country.

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Bishop asks for prayers to end violence
July 5, 2016

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano has asked that prayers continue to be offered for an end to the violence now plaguing our country and world.

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