Priest

Thumbnail gaza hit by israeli airstrikes on nov 14 2012 cna credit  lpjorg 1 Amid violence, priest opts to stay with parishioners in Gaza

Argentinean priest Father Jorge Hernandez, pastor of Holy Family Parish in the Gaza strip, stayed with his parishioners despite three missile...

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Thumbnail priest collar credit alphaspirit via wwwshutterstockcom cna California priest found guilty of embezzling donations

San Jose, Calif., Mar 24, 2017 / 06:38 am (CNA).- A priest in California has been found guilty of diverting $19,000 in donations to his personal...

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Thumbnail msgr bernard dolan Champion of Catholic Education

“One man soweth, another repeath” is an appropriate scriptural adage for the educational accomplishments of Msgr. Bernard J. Dolan (1890-1968), one...

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Thumbnail priest public domain via pixabay cna He used to spit on those going to Mass – now he's a priest

Madrid, Spain, Mar 6, 2017 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After an anti-clerical childhood and adolescence, filled with hatred for the Church, Fr....

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Thumbnail ansh with cardinal dinardo june 17 2014 cna cna jpg Hispanic Catholic priests help build bridges, convention leader says

A national gathering of Hispanic Catholic priests in Houston aims to build community and affirm their role as “bridges” between the Hispanic and...

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Thumbnail father don woznicki new ethos Holy-wood: How one priest supports films that ‘promote truth, beauty and goodness’

The path to priesthood doesn’t often include stops on the sets of soap operas. But for Father Don Woznicki, a stint as a production assistant for...

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Thumbnail jasonthomascrocker sophia carl wedding 220 cna 1 Jesuit Father Raymond Gawronski remembered for witness of priesthood

Father Raymond Thomas Gawronski, S.J., professor of dogmatics at St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, California, died in the...

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Thumbnail cathedral of our lady of the angels in los angeles california credit archdiocese of los angeles cna us catholic news 3 13 13 LA priest says he has lived his vocation 'from my mother's womb'

A young Nigerian priest who serves the Hispanic community in California says he received his vocation in his mother's womb. Father Kelechi Alzoie...

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Thumbnail msgr jeremiah murphy Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, priest for more than 50 years, dies at 79

Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, a faithful servant of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles known for his love for the priesthood, rigorous intellectual...

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Thumbnail monsignor john foley Parishioners, friends and family mourn the loss of Msgr. John Foley, beloved Irish priest

Msgr. John Foley — a man remembered for bringing laughter, compassion and good sense to those he served during more than half a century of ministry...

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Thumbnail priest collar cna world catholic news 7 24 12 2 Philadelphia priest placed on immediate leave following arrest

A 55-year-old priest in Philadelphia was placed on immediate administrative leave after being arrested on child pornography charges. According to...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims inside st peters square during the wednesday general audience on feb 11 2015 credit daniel ibez cna cna 2 10 15 1 Pope Francis calls young priest with cancer in Chile

On Saturday, June 4, right around lunch time, Chilean priest Father Francisco Rencoret Mujica received an unexpected call.The 35-year-old priest,...

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Thumbnail fr alexis prem kumar sj photo courtesy of jesuit refugee service cna 6 6 14 cna Relief and gratitude after release of priest abducted in Afghanistan

Friends and colleagues have pledged their support for a Jesuit priest released after eight months of captivity in Afghanistan, where he had been...

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Thumbnail miguel descoto brockmann president of the sixty third session of the un general assembly at a press conference nov 11 2008 credit un photo eskinder debebe cna 8 4 14 Suspension of Nicaraguan Maryknoll priest lifted

Pope Francis has revoked the 'suspension a divinis' of Fr. Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, who was in 1984 barred from exercising his priestly ministry...

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Thumbnail iraqi seminarian remi momica courtesy of remi momica cna These seminarians are being ordained – in a refugee camp

After their seminary in Qaraqosh was dissolved following a brutal ISIS attack in 2014, four Iraqi seminarians chose not to give up after being...

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Thumbnail franciscoacevedo diocesismalaga 030815 This 100-year-old priest still has a very important task: fighting Satan

On August 1, the oldest priest in the Diocese of Malaga, Spain turned 100 years old. After a century of life, Father Francisco Acevedo says he...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 451539988 We're all responsible for seminarians, African bishop says

Cape Coast, Ghana, Mar 23, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Priestly formation isn't a just a job for the rector – it's a responsibility shared...

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