Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

Pope Francis celebrated the Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul and the Blessing of the Palliums for Metropolitan Archbishops at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

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Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul - Holy Mass

Pope Francis celebrated the Holy Mass on the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, beginning at 9:30 a.m. UTC+2:00 / 2:30 a.m. CDT. On this day, he also blessed the Pallium for the new Metropolitan Archbishops.

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Catholicism and the Challenge of Ecology

Ahead of the publication of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, experts reflect on the history and significance of the church's role in promoting the stewardship of creation.

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Fr. Barron on Laudato Si'

Very Rev. Robert Barron, Rector of Mundelein Seminary and Founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, reflects on Pope Francis' encylical, Laudato Si'.

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June is the Month of the Sacred Heart

This month, the Church celebrates the feasts of Corpus Christi (June 7) and the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (June 12). This devotion celebrates Christ's living and loving heart;
his Divine heart.

Archbishop Cupich Talks about Vocations

The latest edition of Catholic Chicago features a discussion between Archbishop Cupich and host Todd Williamson about vocations to the priesthood, newly ordained priests discussing their path to the priesthood, and a report on the raising of Cardinal George's galero.

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Catholics and Buddhists come together with the Pope: Very Rev. Thomas Baima reflects on his audience with Pope Francis, alongside a delegation from the Buddhist Council of the Midwest, in this week's blog.

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This week the Supreme Court of the United States issued two rulings with particular meaning for the Catholic Church.

Pope Francis’ Encyclical
Laudato Si’
On Care For Our Common Home

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Archbishop Cupich's Remarks at Press Conference
on the Environmental Encyclical, Laudato Si

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