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By Walter Sánchez Silva ACI Prensa Staff, Jun 12, 2024 / 07:00 am The Cathedral of Prato, Italy, was the setting last Saturday for the ordination of a former punk band guitarist and policeman. Father Giulio Vanucci, who has long hair and a beard and who earlier in life was part …

Rev. Jacob Willig during Eucharistic Prayer I "...this is my body which will be given up for you." (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
By ACI Prensa ACI Prensa Staff, Jun 1, 2024 / 10:20 am Jesus is present in the Eucharist and the Catholic Church, and many of the Church’s saints have encouraged Catholics to prayerfully participate in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Throughout the centuries, the saints …

By Nicolás de Cárdenas ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 18, 2024 / 07:00 am The director of the Chair of Theology of the Consecrated Life at San Dámaso Ecclesiastical University in Spain, Sister Carolina Blázquez Casado, OSA, explained that the rite of peace at Mass “is not a greeting or friendly gesture.” …

By Diego Lopez Marina ACI Prensa Staff, Mar 11, 2024 / 16:20 pm The archbishop of Port-au-Prince and president of the Haitian Bishops’ Conference, Max Leroy Mésidor, shared his perspective on the difficult situation facing his country and the pastoral work of the Church in the midst of violence, kidnappings, and …

By Diego Lopez Marina, CNA Staff ACI Prensa Staff, Feb 29, 2024 / 18:00 pm Gary Sinise, the Catholic actor who played Lt. Dan in the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” announced the death of his 33-year-old son Mac, the victim of a rare form of cancer. Sinise, also known for his starring …

By Julieta Villar Buenos Aires, Argentina, Feb 28, 2024 / 19:19 pm Argentine President Javier Milei has ordered the prohibition of inclusive language by the national government, the spokesman for office of the president, Manuel Adorni, announced at his daily press conference. In Spanish, all nouns have a gender, usually designated …

By Diego Lopez Marina ACI Prensa Staff, Feb 27, 2024 / 07:00 am The Diocese of Oakland in California has announced that at the end of the school year it will close two private Catholic schools in the east San Francisco Bay area amid concerns about security and the presence of …

By ACI Prensa ACI Prensa Staff, Feb 11, 2024 / 07:00 am Lent is a time of conversion and penance that the Catholic Church offers to believers to prepare for and live the Easter triduum — the mystery of the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. During the 40 days (this …

By ACI Prensa ACI Prensa Staff, Jan 3, 2024 / 04:00 am Every Jan. 3, the Church celebrates the Most Holy Name of Jesus. In the words of St. Bernadine of Siena: “This is that most holy name longed for by the patriarchs, anxiously awaited, called upon amid cries of suffering, …

By ACI Prensa ACI Prensa Staff, Oct 31, 2023 / 04:00 am The celebration of “Holywins” (“Holiness wins“), is an initiative that originated in Paris in 2002 with the aim of celebrating the eve of All Saints on Oct. 31 in a Christian way. Over time, this Catholic celebration has been …