In this documentary, to be rereleased in theaters Feb. 8 and 9, filmmakers Alban Teurlai and Thierry Demaiziere present a moving portrait of one of the world’s most popular pilgrimage sites and of the suffering people who are drawn to it.
Movie review: ‘Lourdes’
Priest who offered up cancer for clerical abuse victims says he was healed at Lourdes
Father John Hollowell, a priest of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, announced Jan. 30 that his brain cancer has disappeared following a June 2022 pilgrimage to the Marian shrine at Lourdes, France.
Church called to address issues of systemic racism in social justice work, advocates say
Catholics are called to address issues of systemic racism as a part of the church’s social justice work, advocates said Jan. 29 at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington.
What’s Lourdes’ secret? The Eucharist, reveals shrine’s chief medical officer
Both St. Bernadette and the shrine have been the focus of numerous films, but the 2019 documentary ‘Lourdes’ — set to debut in U.S. theaters Feb. 8-9 — takes a closer look at some of those who journey to the shrine seeking relief.
Mother shares her story of finding God after tragic Sandy Hook shooting
It was after receiving a gift in the mail that she began to understand her own purpose, grace and healing. She had received a Bible and began reading Scripture.
Papal nuncio urges U.S. bishops to stay true to Church’s mission
In his Nov. 15 address to the U.S. bishops at their annual fall assembly in Baltimore, the papal nuncio, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, emphasized the need to remain focused on the church’s missionary role of spreading the Gospel message.
Native boarding schools: Learn from history to promote healing, priest says
Catholic Church is working to promote healing and rebuild trust with Native American communities in response to revelations about the mistreatment of students in church-run boarding schools said the USCCB director of Native American Affairs.
Photos: Mass of Hope and Healing
The Mass was for couples or families who have suffered the loss of a child in any way, including from miscarriage, illness, abortion, SIDS, or accident, and for those suffering infertility.