This Oklahoma priest was a martyr – and he'll be beatified this year

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. (CNA/EWTN News) – “Padre, they've come for you.” Those were some of the last words heard by Father Stanley Francis, spoken by someone staying at the mission in Guatemala who had been led, at gunpoint, to where “Padre Francisco” was sleeping.


Gluten and Communion: What's a celiac to do?

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) – The norms regarding gluten and Communion hosts that went viral this weekend are nothing new in the Catholic Church.


Amid polarization, nation urged to reclaim civility through dialogue

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Political polarization in America has recently peaked, according to surveys conducted by Pew Research Center and Gallup, among others.


Take 5 with Father: Fueled by the Body of Christ

Meet Father Fernando Preciado, pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Granbury, and St. Rose of Lima Parish, Glen Rose, who says “Catholics have the most beautiful sacraments, especially the Eucharist.” He wants lapsed Catholics to know they will be welcomed back, and that “Jesus is here for you.”


The story of a grotto, a small town, and the intercession of Our Lady

WINDTHORST — Driving on Hwy. 281 through Windthorst, motorists can’t help but notice St. Mary Church towering on a hill after seeing miles of flat green pastures dotted with black and white dairy cows.