Skip to content
Deacon Keith Fournier 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 >

Middle East

Free World Class Education
FREE Catholic Classes

Cardinal Tagle at Black Nazarene celebration: Be a devotee, not a fanatic Watch

Image of

Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila told pilgrims at a popular annual procession in the Philippines to take caution against becoming "fanatics," ... continue reading


Nigerian priest abducted on Christmas Eve: Prayer saved us Watch

Image of

A Nigerian priest who was kidnapped on Christmas Eve recalled his experience after Mass this week, saying prayer is what saved him. Abuja, ... continue reading



From bartender to priest: 'God is very insistent!' Watch

Image of

How do you go from being a bartender who has not attended Mass for 15 years to becoming a priest? Santander, Spain, (ACI Prensa) - For Fr. ... continue reading


Pakistani province announces plan to protect religious minorities Watch

Image of

A Pakistani official announced this week a new ‽Minorities Empowerment Package" and the creation of a task force to ensure the rights ... continue reading


Iran, China detain hundreds of Christians Watch

Image of

While religious leaders marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this week by saying that more should be ... continue reading


Venezuelan archbishop condemns sex abuse committed by religious priest Watch

Image of

Archbishop Jose Luis Azuaje Ayala of Maracaibo on Wednesday condemned the abuse of a female minor by Fr. Iván Marino Padial, for which ... continue reading



At least seven Christians killed in attack on bus in Egypt Watch

Image of

At least seven Coptic Christians were killed and 12 more injured in Egypt when a bus traveling to a desert monastery south of Cairo was ... continue reading


Without Yemen ceasefire mass starvation looms, critics say Watch

Image of

The possibility of mass starvation in Yemen continues as a military engagement over a major port city could block food and other aid for ... continue reading


Pakistani scrutiny for multiple NGOs could close Catholic Relief Services Watch

Image of

Catholic Relief Services is among the 18 international organizations ordered closed by Pakistan's new government without explanation. The ... continue reading


Preparations for independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church cause tensions Watch

Image of

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church seems on the verge of achieving independent status, a development straining ties between the Patriarchs of ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2019 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 2019 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.