From Tim Russert to healthy priests: Our top stories for June

It’s always fascinating to look back at our most-viewed stories for the previous month, both for what they say about our readers’ passions as well as how they highlight our best reporting. June had its share of both, from the liturgical stories that always draw attention to a great story on priests’ health that’s been […]

Youths gather for mini-World Youth Day at eucharistic congress

QUEBEC CITY — Young people participating in the 49th International Eucharistic Congress today got to tell Polish Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow, who had served as Pope John Paul’s secretary for almost 40 years, thank you. They were grateful to Pope John Paul II for World Youth Days and for instilling in them passion and love […]

International Eucharistic Congress goes green

QUEBEC CITY — When journalists and more than 12,000 pilgrims arrived in Quebec City for the 49th International Eucharistic Congress, they were given black backpacks filled with the expected programs, booklets, a radio for translation and maps to help them navigate the week of lectures, conferences and liturgies. But they also were given utensils, a water bottle […]


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