Skip to content


Free World Class Education
FREE Catholic Classes

Benedict XVI, Cardinal Sarah pen book on priesthood, celibacy, crisis Watch

Image of

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, have co-authored a book on the crisis ... continue reading

Vatican: Pope Francis not in favor of optional priestly celibacy Watch

Image of Pope Francis

A Vatican spokesman said Monday that Pope Francis' position on priestly celibacy is "known," quoting the pontiff's remarks in a January ... continue reading

Free world class Catholic education for anyone, anywhere

Pope Francis: God acts in the midst of our trials and failures Watch

Image of Pope Francis blesses woman

 Love for God is always fruitful, Pope Francis said Wednesday, stressing that Christ can bring good out of any circumstance -- even an ... continue reading

Solidarity, subsidiarity needed to provide medical care to all, pope says Watch

Image of Pope Francis

The principles of solidarity and subsidiarity should be used together to ensure everyone, including the person experiencing poverty, has ... continue reading

Pope Francis apologizes for losing patience with woman who grabbed him Watch

Image of Pope Francis

Pope Francis apologized Wednesday for losing his patience with a woman who grabbed his arm in St. Peter's Square on New Year's Eve. Vatican ... continue reading

Cardinal Grech, renowned theologian, dies at age 94 Watch

Image of Cardenal Prosper Grech

Cardinal Prosper Grech, an internationally renowned theologian, died on Monday at the age of 94. Vatican City, (CNA) - Cardinal Prosper ... continue reading

FREE Learning Resources - Download Today - Printable PDF's

Pope Francis asks families to put down their phones on Holy Family feast Watch

Image of Pope Francis

On the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged families to get off their cell phones and talk to one another. ... continue reading

Notre-Dame still at risk of destruction, says rector Watch

Image of Notre Dame Cathedral 
in Paris the day after a massive fire damaged parts of the roof and structure

This year Christmas Mass was not celebrated at Notre-Dame de Paris for the first time since the French First Republic, and the cathedral's ... continue reading

Children are 'innocence, promise, many good things,' Pope Francis says Watch

Image of Pope Francis with children of the Santa Marta Dispensary

Pope Francis Sunday attended a party with the children and families receiving treatment and help at the Vatican's 98-year-old free health ... continue reading

Legion of Christ says 33 of its priests sexually abused minors Watch

Image of

Since its founding in 1941, 33 priests of the Legionaries of Christ committed sexual abuse of minors, victimizing 175 children, according ... continue reading

We ask you, humbly: don't scroll away.

Hi readers, it seems you use Catholic Online a lot; that's great! It's a little awkward to ask, but we need your help. If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. We're not salespeople, but we depend on donations averaging $14.76 and fewer than 1% of readers give. If you donate just $5.00, the price of your coffee, Catholic Online School could keep thriving. Thank you.

Help Now >

Join the Movement
When you sign up below, you don't just join an email list - you're joining an entire movement for Free world class Catholic education.

40 Days of Deals this Christmas season of 2022
Daily Readings logo
Saint of the Day logo
This Christmas, Light your Free Prayer Candle!

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2022 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2022 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.

Catholic Online is a Project of Your Catholic Voice Foundation, a Not-for-Profit Corporation. Your Catholic Voice Foundation has been granted a recognition of tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal Tax Identification Number: 81-0596847. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter!