Verdict: Man Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Death of Cathedral Catholic High School Teacher

San Diego, California – A jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Jesse Milton Alvarez, a man accused of the murder of Cathedral Catholic High School teacher Mario Fierro in February 2021. Alvarez, 33, has been convicted of first-degree murder with special circumstances of lying in wait for the killing of Fierro, who … Read more

Priest warns of “Explosion of Ministries” eroding credibility of Catholic Church in Nigeria

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Father Anthony Akinwale, a leading Nigerian priest and scholar, delivered a powerful message to the country’s bishops conference, expressing concern over the erosion of the Catholic Church’s credibility in Nigeria. He emphasized the negative impact of the proliferation of ministries within the Church, particularly those lacking in spirituality and charism of consecrated … Read more

Catholic Priest Shot and Killed in Domestic Disturbance in Palm Bay, Florida

PALM BAY, Fla. – The St. Joseph Catholic community in Palm Bay is mourning the loss of two of their own who were found murdered over the weekend amid a Palm Bay shooting investigation, the Diocese of Orlando said in a statement Monday afternoon. Most Reverend John Noonan confirmed the identity of the two killed … Read more

Hundreds of Indigenous People in Bangladesh Rally for Justice After Murder of Catholic Government Officer

Gobindaganj, Bangladesh – In a display of unity and determination, hundreds of indigenous people in Bangladesh came together to demand justice for a murdered Catholic government officer. The protesters gathered in Gobindaganj in Bangladesh’s northern Gaibandha district, accusing a local lawmaker of involvement in the death of Ovidio Mardy, an acting assistant land commissioner, who … Read more