Archbishop Gregory will be the first African American cardinal from the U.S. Other new cardinals are from Italy, Rwanda, the Philippines, Chile, and Brunei
To be rector of the basilica at the time of Father McGivney's beatification, priest said, is "a joy and a privilege."
Participants are asked to pray for specific intentions every day, starting with a prayer that ‘our political engagement be guided by our Catholic faith.’
Pope Francis said in the documentary film, “Francesco,” that homosexual people “are children of God and have a right to a family.”
The miracle that led to Father McGivney’s beatification was the 2015 cure of a boy in Dickson, Tennessee
When asked if she would be able to set aside her religious beliefs to fairly decide legal cases, Barrett said she could.
The social encyclical extends a formidable challenge to us all, the challenge to create "a different culture.
The COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis said, exposed the world's "physical, social and spiritual vulnerabilities."
The respect for freedom of religion in the public sphere is a clear indicator of the health of any society," said Cardinal Parolin.
The USCCB will host a virtual rosary event on the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.