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By David Agren Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Pope Francis will visit Mexico in February, marking the pontiff’s first trip to the heavily Catholic country, said Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City. Cardinal Rivera revealed the date Pope Francis would arrive in Mexico Feb. 12 during a homily Nov.

Staff Report The Catholic Conference of Ohio recommends a no vote on Issue 3 in a statewide election Nov. 3. Issue 3 allows production and sale of marijuana for personal and medicinal purposes. The Catholic Conference is made up of the Catholic Bishops of the state and is the official

By Elise Harris CNA/EWTN News On the Solemnity of All Saints, Pope Francis said the mark of true holiness is living each day as a child of God, imitating both Jesus and the saintly individuals we encounter in the ordinary moments of life. In his Nov. 1 Angelus address, the

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Fifty-four seminarians, along with Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, president and rector, and Father Tom McQuillen, dean of men, boarded a bus Sept. 22 and traveled through the night to Washington, D.C. The next day, the group will attended Mass celebrated by Pope Francis as

As November begins, here are a few family activities for the first few weeks in November. All Saints Day Sunday November 1st:  Take a large piece of paper, or poster size paper and write a “Family Litany of Saints.” You may want to do just the immediate family or the

Staff Report Roughly 160 students and their chaperones made the walk from St. Francis Seraph Catholic School in Over-the-Rhine to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati central offices building in downtown Cincinnati for some trick-or-treating in a safe environment on Oct. 30. The students started on the eighth floor and worked their

Staff Report For many teams, this is it. Week 10 marks the end of the regular season but not everyone is going home after the lights shut off this weekend. Here’s a look at the playoff and league championship situations for Catholic high school football teams heading into the final

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops will consider whether to approve a new introductory note and a limited revision of their quadrennial statement on political responsibility during their Nov. 16-19 fall general assembly in Baltimore. The statement, “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” is reissued every

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, said an apostolic exhortation on the family following the recently concluded Synod of Bishops could be released soon. “I imagine that it won’t take long because usually these things should be done in a relatively short

Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph has been around for 184 years, but just less than 10 of those years have included an online presence. The current web site, which you’re reading right now, was developed in 2009. For its time it was adequate to the needs of our readership, but big changes