Barb Szyszkiewicz, OFS reviews the new free app from the USCCB. The Catholic Church app is packed full of national and international Catholic news and many other resources.
The U.S. Catholic bishops are asking Catholics to pray for life from January 17-25, to make those 9 days a special period of prayer, penance and pilgrimage. They have even made it digital age friendly — read and find out how.
Christine Donnelly, Communications Manager of the USCCB office of Migration and Refugee Services, brings us information on on the plight of Unaccompanied Child Refugees and how we can help.
Constance Hull reports on the fact that threats to religious liberty are a worldwide issue, including here at home in the United States.
The process of declaring one a saint in the Catholic Church is called canonization. The canonization process is a canonical (Church law) procedure by which the Church through the Pope solemnly declares a Catholic to be united with God in heaven, an intercessory to God on behalf of the living, and worthy of public and universal veneration.