Catholic News Headlines for Monday 5/13/2024

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Celebrating Mother’s Day is never taken for granted for one New York family. The mom, a Catholic who was told she may not have children, asked for St. Gerard’s intercession, the patron Saint of Motherhood, sixteen times, and her prayers were answered.

Mayor Eric Adams met Pope Francis this weekend at the Vatican. After attending a global conference on world peace, he had the privilege of meeting Pope Francis, an experience he described as the highlight of his three-day trip.

Quick-thinking parishioners likely saved lives as children were making their first Holy Communion. A teen armed with a rifle tried to get inside Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic Church just southwest of Baton Rouge.

The community came out for a block party this weekend to celebrate the tenth anniversary of St. Joseph’s dedication as a co-cathedral.