Tuesday, November 17, 2020041The first day of the virtual fall assembly of the U.S. Catholic bishops, Nov. 16, included discussion about the Vatican report on Theodore McCarrick, the ongoing pandemic and the church's response to racism.
Friday, October 30, 2020024After someone attending Pope Francis' weekly general tested positive for COVID-19, the Vatican announced the audiences would return to being livestreamed without the presence of pilgrims and visitors.
Thursday, October 29, 20200381University of Dallas classes are moving to remote learning for the next several days and other health-and-safety measures are being taken after a reported spike in confirmed positive COVID-19 cases at the Irving campus.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020046Franciscan Father Francesco Patton, custos of the Holy Land, asked Catholics around the world to make a virtual pilgrimage to the Holy Land and make a real donation to support the church in the region.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020028 A leader with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged Congress and the White House Sept. 8 to reach a deal on the next COVID-19 relief package that meets the urgent needs of the nation.
Friday, July 17, 20200609On July 17, Dallas Catholic Schools Superintendent Matt Vereecke released the following statement, addressing the reopening of schools this fall in light of health and safety guidelines concerning COVID-19.
Tuesday, June 30, 20200176The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is asking for prayers for those who have contracted COVID-19, including its retired archbishop and its retired auxiliary bishop living in a priest retirement home of 18 residents. In addition to the two prelates, two priests also tested positive.
Thursday, May 14, 20200500As part of an e-Learning assignment, Patty Donovan challenged her seventh-graders at St. Rita Catholic School to write Letters to the Editor addressing at least one positive each has experienced during their “shelter-at-home” time due to COVID-19 concerns. Below is a sample of those letters crafted by St. Rita students.
Thursday, May 7, 20200409Sheltering in place might not look much like a dark wood, but my time in quarantine has brought Dante to the forefront of my mind. I have long been awed by the brilliance of his “Divine Comedy,” the indescribably beautiful rhythm and rhyme of his Italian, and the sheer bravado that inspired him both to locate his own contemporaries...