Texas Carmelites file for restraining order

A community of Carmelite nuns in Arlington, Texas, has filed for a temporary restraining order against Vatican-imposed leadership, underscoring their rejection of a Vatican decision to place its governance under a national Carmelite association. The legal maneuver continues a yearlong feud with

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

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