July 31, 2019

Fire destroys ‘treasured’ historic Catholic church in Texas

The Church of the Visitation in Westphalia, a nearly 125-year-old wooden church with bell towers on each side, burned to the ground July 29.
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At Quo Vadis retreat, it’s easy to meet ‘new seminarian every day’

EMMITSBURG – Quo Vadis, an annual summer retreat for high-school aged males considering a religious vocation, took a different tack July 25. The retreat is hosted by seminarians of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. On the third of its four days, however, 62 participants heard not from a seminarian studying Theology or in his pastoral year,...
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Movie Review: ‘Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood’

While the script's reflections on friendship, the link between fiction and reality and life as an actor and/or celebrity all resonate, the movie appeals to viewers' worst instincts.
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Religious sisters at forefront of fight against human trafficking, slavery

A worldwide network of 2,000 Catholic religious sisters marked the 10th anniversary of its efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery July 29.
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