As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis’ visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way, with record-setting charity. With Texas leading the way, the Knights of Columbus set a record in 2014 for charitable donations and service hours.
Catholic Bytes, a new Catholic podcast that offers short (5-10 minute), dynamic talks about the faith, launched June 29. Produced in Rome, the podcast hit the ground running, airing six episodes in the first week of its existence.
AUSTIN, Texas (CNS) -- The Texas Catholic Conference expressed disappointment with the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision June 29 which temporarily blocks Texas from enforcing new requirements on abortion clinics that would force many of them to close.