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On January 13, Catholics celebrate St. Hilary of Poitiers, a fourth-century philosopher whose studies made him a champion of Orthodox Trinitarian theology during one of the most difficult periods of Church history. He protected the Church and its members by brilliantly defending the sacred humanity of Jesus while also defeating Arianism

CNA Staff, Aug 6, 2020 / 04:09 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has accepted the early resignation of Bishop John LeVoir, who has led the Minnesota diocese of New Ulm since 2008, and took a leave from his position last month to be assessed for physical and psychological concerns. “I

Vatican City, Jul 8, 2020 / 05:35 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Fr. Stephen D. Parkes as the next bishop of Savannah, Georgia, Wednesday. The Holy See press office announced July 8 that Parkes, a priest of the Diocese of Orlando, would succeed Bishop Gregory Hartmayer, who was appointed

Vatican City, Jun 10, 2020 / 06:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis named Fr. Bruce Lewandowski as an auxiliary bishop of Baltimore Wednesday. The Redemptorist priest currently serves as pastor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Baltimore, Maryland. Speaking to the Catholic Review, the newspaper of the Archdiocese

June 9, 2020 (Updated at 8:47 a.m.) WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Curtis J. Guillory, SVD, 76, from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Beaumont and has named Monsignor David L. Toups, a priest of the Diocese of Saint Petersburg as Bishop-elect of Beaumont. The appointment

by Michelle La Rosa Denver Newsroom, Jun 2, 2020 / 12:42 am MT (CNA).- Bishop Thomas Zinkula of Davenport, Iowa has written a letter to the local homeland security chief asking for the release of three detained immigrants from Guatemala. The bishop says that the three men are non-violent offenders

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 26, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Minnesota Catholic Conference on Tuesday called the death of a black man while he was in police custody a “tragedy,” and welcomed an investigation. A video circulated online on Tuesday of a May 25 arrest

CNA Staff, May 18, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- An English bishop died Monday after contracting the coronavirus. The Archdiocese of Liverpool said that Bishop Vincent Malone, 88, died on the morning of May 18 at the Royal Liverpool Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19 last week. He is

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, May 11, 2020 / 05:18 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Monday appointed Fr. Louis Tylka, a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Peoria to serve alongside Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. As coadjutor, Tylka will assist Bishop Jenky,

Fr. Robert W. Marshall. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Memphis.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 21, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis appointed Tuesday Fr. Robert W. Marshall as the next bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana. “I have known Bishop-elect Marshall for a number of years and am very pleased to welcome him to episcopal ministry here in