A Lebanese Catholic priest has asked believers around the world to pray for the people of his country, after two explosions in Beirut injured thousands of people and killed hundreds. Catholic News Agency reports.
Both father and son are now priests. Read how it happened and how it deepens their father-son bond.
The National Catholic Register talked to several parishes across the country about how they are handling the pandemic and what the future holds for the Church in America. Click here to read more.
This photo has captured the hearts of Catholics around the world. Fr. John Killackey was on the scene of a deadly car crash in Pennsylvania. Read more from the National Catholic Register.
Fr. Stephen Parks, the new bishop of Savannah, GA, has a brother who is a bishop of St. Petersburg, FL. Read more about their journey to the priesthood from Catholic News Agency.
Constance Hull writes beautifully about how to view the priesthood and support our priests now. https://catholicexchange.com/a-holy-womans-great-love-for-priests?mc_cid=7a27e0d994&mc_eid=951cf42cae
The elder brother of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has passed away at the age of 96. Read more about his life and death in this wonderful article from the National Catholic Register: https://www.ncregister.com/blog/edward-pentin/msgr.-georg-ratzinger-dies-at-96?utm_campaign=NCR%202019&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=90584410&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9ErCI4hFPHcCt9fgr8FsbISn60ZOWdVJIzxDEpHYsc61yE196PTr8jAWqHeGQEJcbsAdxHFPLU-9fO-oPBMDpCZoAFr462WBLvKFxSww7Z79ZLliY&utm_content=90584410&utm_source=hs_email
Priests bring Christ into the care of patients suffering from Covid through the Sacraments and their very presence. https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2020/06/priests-are-on-front-lines-of-covid-19-as-they-minister-to-the-sick-dying/?utm_source=Crux+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=5fd3a91674-Daily+Blast&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_15d5f1aae4-5fd3a91674-41722153
These are our marching orders - to pray for priests! https://www.crisismagazine.com/2020/an-identity-crisis-in-the-priesthood
During the pandemic, priests are finding new ways to administer the sacraments and serve their flock. https://nypost.com/2020/04/27/nj-priest-gives-last-rites-to-coronavirus-patient-through-window/?utm_source=NYPTwitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_medium=SocialFlow&fbclid=IwAR2b85caqr-pU49CtemJU0QhgF3Gmvz4F1SA5ljXfOS9iTeuwMrrQzoKEeE