Father Miguel Angel Machorro, who was stabbed May 15 at the Mexico City Cathedral, left intensive care and was transferred to the Intermediate Care Area of Angeles Mocel Hospital in Mexico City, according to a June 20 statement by the Archdiocese of Mexico. Fr. Machorro was injured in a knife attack occurring around 6:45 p.m.
Online pornography is one of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on par with cocaine and gambling. Once confined to the pages of a smuggled Playboy magazine, pornography can now be in the hands of anyone with a smartphone, and is more prolific and anonymous than ever. PornHub, one of the world’s largest
What’s a good way to reach a lot of young people all at once? Plant yourself at an entrance of a popular music festival with a sign, some free stuff, and a smile. That’s what Catholic priest Fr. David Jenuwine did last weekend, at BottleRock Napa, a three-day music festival with roughly 30,000 in attendance.
With a visit to the tombs of Father Lorenzo Milani and Father Primo Mazzolari this June, Pope Francis will pay homage to two historic Italians who aimed to change their society for the better. Both Fr. Milani and Fr. Mazzolari combined their social advocacy with a profound devotion and obedience to the Church. Both priests
A member of India’s Legislative Assembly is encouraging the Church to raise money for the release of kidnapped priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, claiming a need for concrete action beyond prayer. Legislative member P.C. George expressed concern that prayer and words are the only action taken to release Fr. Tom, and said the terrorists only “want
Martin Baani was just 24 years old when he risked his life as a seminarian to rescue the Blessed Sacrament from the imminent invasion of Islamic State terrorists in his hometown. Now, he is returning to his native village as a priest, ready to serve the people through the Eucharist. On August 6, 2014, Baani
Prayer, reparation and praising God are the focus of a new Benedictine priory in Ireland, which focuses especially on reparation for the sins of priests. “It was never our predetermined plan to come to Ireland,” Silverstream Priory’s Father Benedict Anderson, O.S.B., told CNA. “But we believe that, through circumstances that we could never have foreseen,
News outlets are proclaiming that Pope Francis is about to relax the rules on married priests, possibly opening the door to allowing priests to wed. The only problem with these reports is they are fake news. Pope Francis gave an interview to Die Zeit in which the topic of married priests was discussed. Unfortunately, the
As the heart of St John Vianney, patron of parish priests, visits England Mary O’Regan profiles 10 priests leading remarkable lives 1. Fr Andrew Apostoli Fr Andrew Apostoli was a leader in the founding of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, a strict order that lives the austere Franciscan life to the letter. They seek
The Pope said there is a ‘spirit of clericalism’ in those priests who ‘feel superior and distance themselves from the people’ Clerics who are self-righteous and over-intellectualise religion can end up hurting and ostracising sinners who do repent, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass. Such priests uphold their own rules and “erase the law