World Youth Day registration begins; pope is first person to sign up

World Youth Day registration begins; pope is first person to sign up

Pope Francis was the first pilgrim to sign up for World Youth Day to be held in Krakow, Poland, launching…

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Violence, language in ’Southpaw’ limit appropriate audience

Violence, language in ’Southpaw’ limit appropriate audience

Because violence is at the root of the game, "Southpaw" is inescapably, if not completely, problematic on a moral level.

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Laudato Si’: How do Catholics in Diocese of Toledo put their faith into action to preserve the planet?

Laudato Si’: How do Catholics in Diocese of Toledo put their faith into action to preserve the planet?

Our series on Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment explores ways Catholics have embraced the pope’s call to care for…

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Conference looks at Catholic community's role in fighting trafficking

Conference looks at Catholic community's role in fighting trafficking

Human trafficking illustrates Pope Francis' lament that "we live in 'throwaway culture,' in which people are discarded as quickly and…

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Court rules against Little Sisters plea to avoid way to bypass mandate

Court rules against Little Sisters plea to avoid way to bypass mandate

The Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious entities are not substantially burdened by procedures set out by the…

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015
CAREY—The annual novena for the Assumption of Mary is Aug. 6-14 at Carey Our Lady of Consolation. The annual celebration of Mary’s Assumption into heaven is the largest event at the shrine. This year’s novena preacher is Father David Schalk, pastor of Columbus Christ the King. Born and raised...
ABBEY JAROMA Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
A new Gallup poll shows that the favorability rating for the pontiff among U.S. respondents is now about 59 percent, down from 76 percent in early 2014 and close to the 58 percent rating Americans gave him when he was elected pope in March 2013. Six...
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Tuesday, 28 July 2015
The Toledo Diocese Couple to Couple League (CCL) Natural Family Planning (NFP) Teaching Couples had a meeting and family picnic with Bishop Daniel E. Thomas July 12 at Delphos St. John. Those in attendance with Bishop Thomas included the three priests from Delphos St. John and 12 of the 14 diocesan NFP teaching couples and one diocesan NFP promoter and their families. The group had a 45-minute meeting with the bishop followed by a family potluck picnic. (Photo courtesy of Pat and Roger Frey)
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis was the first pilgrim to sign up for World Youth Day to be held in Krakow, Poland, launching the opening of registration. Accompanied by two Polish teenagers who wore World Youth Day 2016 T-shirts, the pope had to ...
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Monday, 27 July 2015
PERRYSBURG—A presentation Aug. 26 is to give participants a look at what it’s like to live as a Christian in the Holy Land. Amer Shehadeh, a Nazarene and Catholic Holy Land pilgrimage guide, is to speak at the program that begins at 6 p.m. Father Jeffery Walker, associate pastor of Perrysburg St. Rose, is also to speak about a Holy Land pilgrimage he is to lead.