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What is the Difference Between a Deacon and a Priest?

What's the difference between a deacon and a priest? Why can't a deacon hear my confession and forgive sins? We asked Catholic Online's Deacon Keith Fournier to share his knowledge and to guide us to the correct passages in the Catechism to explain.

Heal our sick economy - work to bring economic justice for all

Labor Day - a holiday celebrated in many countries, including Australia, Trinidad and Tobago, New Zealand, South Africa, India and the U.S. - is an ideal time to reflect on, and be thankful for, the God-given gift of work.

Catholic Online School's Live Lessons are taking off! Here's how you can attend

Catholic Online School's Live Lesson on St. Francis of Assisi was taught today to a full class of students. The course provided a survey of Francis' life and went in-depth to explore some compelling questions about the saint.

'Today we hear the voice of creation': Pope Francis' powerful message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Pope Francis released a message Tuesday for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in which he called for repentance for humanity's broken bonds with God's creation and with others.

Pope Francis, prisoner of the Vatican, may be writing a new encyclical. Here's what it could be about...

Last March, Pope Francis stood alone in the rain and delivered a televised prayer calling for solidarity and justice in the face of COVID. Today, the Holy Father, whose greatest joy seems to be mingling with the people, remains isolated in the Vatican. However, he may be using that time to write a new encyclical.

Celebrate Sunday Mass With Bishop Strickland - 8.30.20

The videos for Sunday Mass will be available the morning of Sunday, August 30, 2020.

Live Lessons starting on Catholic Online School!

Catholic Online School has launched Live Lessons! Here's how you can join.

Pope Francis to resume audiences with the public after months of Coronavirus livestreams

Pope Francis will officially resume his general audiences with members of the public beginning September 2, after a nearly six-month absence due to COVID-19.