|Orlando Catholic priest among four killed in Palm Bay shooting
|Father Robert Hoeffner, who celebrated his 50th year in the priesthood last year, was allegedly killed by a 24-year-old man named Brandon Kapas on Jan. 28.
|Pope Francis creates ‘new’ diocese in China, accepting borders drawn by Beijing
|The Holy See Press Office said Pope Francis established the diocese on April 20, 2023, “in the desire to promote the pastoral care of the Lord’s flock.”
|Detroit cathedral to unveil long-awaited relics, life-sized statues of 12 apostles
|The “Journey with the Saints” pilgrimage marks the latest step in making Detroit’s cathedral an “apostolic center” of arts and culture.
|Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Catholic church in Istanbul
|Two suspects described as members of the Islamic State group have been arrested following the shooting at Santa Maria Church in Istanbul’s Sariyer district.
|Pope Francis: Small ideological groups oppose same-sex blessings; Africa a ‘special case’
|Pope Francis suggested that the opposition to the Vatican’s approval of nonliturgical blessings for same-sex couples mostly comes from “small ideological groups.”