The sight of Notre Dame Cathedral in flames was excruciating for millions worldwide. And yet, it was a powerful reminder of the profound importance of churches.Churches are where people come together and unite.
Families travel by bus to visit their children, siblings, or other dear relatives in prison. See how prison ministry transforms the lives of these Catholics in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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In the final weeks of Lent, penitential psalms offer enlightenment, bringing attention to the voices of the disenfranchised.
Women are lifting up the Church in powerful ways. With determination and perseverance, they are building up faith communities through institutional positions in the Church, pastoral ministries and families.
Black History Month
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Black History Month is a great time to celebrate the gift of black Catholics.
Blue tarp used as temporary roof in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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Catholic Extension supports dioceses long after hurricanes hit, when long-term recovery assistance is still needed.
Over Christmas, hundreds of people, who entered the United States through legal channels, were transported to the middle of the city and released to fend for themselves—exhausted, hungry, penniless, homeless and without support.
A visit to the Diocese of Gallup reveals how traditional practices and Catholic worship grew side-by-side in native communities, including the Acoma people.