On the final day of the 2016 Rio Olympics Aug. 21, Galen Rupp became the first American-born athlete to medal in the marathon in 40 years as he earned the bronze. The defining moment of Rupp’s career, however, may have occurred Aug. 13 during the finals of the men’s 10,000 meter race at the Olympics in Rio.
Mater Dei Radio has invited listeners to pray a 54-day rosary novena through Oct. 7 in preparation for voting. The novena will include special intentions for marriage and family, religious freedom and the culture of life.
BATON ROUGE, La. (CNS) -- The line of destruction caused by historic flooding in southern Louisiana stretches for 25 miles, and according to Red Cross officials, it is the worst natural disaster in the United States since Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
SPOKANE, Wash. (CNS) -- With every Olympics, summer or winter, the 24/7 coverage usually includes stories about the oldest athlete in history to compete in this sport or that sport -- and "oldest" usually means 31, 35 or perhaps early 40s.
DALLAS — The importance of the vocation of marriage and the family is at the core for the future of not only the Catholic Church, but of society, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of Dallas said at a news conference Aug. 17.
VATICAN CITY — In a personal message addressed to each of the 10 members of the new Refugee Olympic Team, Pope Francis wished them success in their events and thanked them for the witness they are giving the world.