Catholics in our country to obtain a plenary indulgence

Participants in the National Eucharistic Congress and related National Eucharistic Pilgrimage now have opportunities to receive plenary indulgences, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, announced April 9.

"It is with gratitude to the Holy Father that we

Will the US see a new walking pilgrimage culture?

In March 2017, Will Peterson and his friend David Cable stepped out Peterson's front door in Lexington, Kentucky, to begin a pilgrimage. Their destination was the Trappist Abbey of Gethsemani, some 70 miles away.

The journey is 75 minutes by car along the

U.S. sociologist looks forward to historic synod role

Sociologist Tricia C. Bruce has dedicated her career to trying to understand American Catholics' attitudes and behavior. She will draw on that experience in her new role as a consultor to the General Secretariat of the Synod, which she expects to include

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