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May 9, 2023

Faith unfolds as new Shroud of Turin exhibit reveals surprises

Entering a cave-like entrance, visitors at the National Museum of Funeral History in north Houston confront a life-size statue lying in the tomb, a replica of the man’s body image from the Shroud of Turin.

May 9, 2023

Forming catechists to live out their vocation, pass on a living faith

The office of the Archdiocese that supports ministry work is the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis, which currently serves pastors, catechetical leaders and catechists whose primary role is directing religious education, sacramental preparation and faith formation for children and adults

May 9, 2023

Sugar Land Catholic school claims winning poet laureates two years in a row

Out of more than 800 Catholic school students submitting poems in an annual contest, 16 were chosen for their winning imagery at an awards ceremony sponsored by Catholic Literary Arts.

May 9, 2023

Bishops release North American final document, end continental stage of Synod

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops have issued the North American final document for the Continental Stage of the 2021-2024 Synod: For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, and Mission.

May 9, 2023

‘God is with us’ amid evil of mass shooting, says Cleveland deacon

As the small Texas community of Cleveland grapples with a mass shooting, the local Catholic parish is turning to prayer and trust in God.

May 9, 2023

Human potential expands exponentially when people work together, pope says

Meeting leading Hungarian academics, researchers and inventors, Pope Francis said humility and humanity are the keys to creativity and to ensuring that technology serves people and not the other way around.

May 9, 2023

True faith is open to others, pope repeatedly says on papal visit to Hungary

Praising the piety and charity of Hungarian Christians and their commitment to supporting traditional family life, Pope Francis said Christ also calls them to open their hearts — and perhaps their borders — to others in need.

May 9, 2023

MASTRANGELO: Mary as a model of discipleship

No one followed this instruction to "Do whatever He tells you" and aligned their will more perfectly to God’s than Mary, the perfect model of discipleship.

May 9, 2023

SAMUELS: Preparing for the National Black Catholic Congress 2023

Black Catholics and those who minister to Black Catholics in the United States will come together in July for a celebration of faith and culture. Each Congress renews and develops its mission with a pastoral plan.

May 9, 2023

AUZENNE: Gun violence is a pro-life issue

Gun violence is a scandal against the dignity of the human person and a grievous failure on all our parts to uphold the common good.

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