This Week in History: April 18, 1506—Pope Julius II

This Week in History: April 18, 1506—Pope Julius II

In April 18, 1506, Pope Julius II laid the cornerstone for a new basilica church over the burial place of St. Peter the Apostle in the Vatican. A great lover of the arts and a patron of artists, Pope Julius hoped to accomplish what Pope Nicholas V had begun fifty years before; namely, to replace…
Breaking News: Iconic Paris Cathedral of Notre Dame Engulfed in Flames: history, beauty destroyed

Breaking News: Iconic Paris Cathedral of Notre Dame Engulfed in Flames: history, beauty destroyed

We at Catholic Business Journal are in tears as we post news that the iconic 12th Century Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris is now fully engulfed in flames, its spire collapsed and the fire now advanced to the front of the Cathedral. UPDATE: Although the famed Cathedral sustained significant damage, including the collapse of the…
NIGHTMARE IN CHINA: Mainland China destroys another Church, Brave Chinese Catholics Willing to Die for Christ as Government destroys beloved Marian Shrine

NIGHTMARE IN CHINA: Mainland China destroys another Church, Brave Chinese Catholics Willing to Die for Christ as Government destroys beloved Marian Shrine

LifeSiteNews—April 10, 2019—Two hundred Chinese Catholics put their lives on the line attempting to stop the Communist government of mainland China from destroying their beloved shrine. According to Fr. Bernardo Cervellera, missionary priest and the editor of Asia News, the 200 members of the underground Catholic church have been holding a sit-in on the steps…
The Remarkable Turnaround: Catholic school goes from $500K in debt, bleeding cash, to full capacity and waiting list

The Remarkable Turnaround: Catholic school goes from $500K in debt, bleeding cash, to full capacity and waiting list

After nearly 20 years serving as a teacher and then vice principal at the mid-to-lower income, blue-collar school she had attended as a child, Mary Pat Donoghue entered St. Jerome’s door as its new principal in July 2009. The remarkable transformation that took place at St. Jerome’s in Hyattsville, a once-unremarkable school tucked away on…
Catholic Business Journal introduces new column: This Week in History

Catholic Business Journal introduces new column: This Week in History

In what might seem like an odd twist, Catholic Business Journal, the nation’s pre-eminent news source focusing on faith and work, faith and business, today introduces a new column on…. history! “In business schools,” notes Karen Walker, founder and publisher of Catholic Business Journal, “and in our individual quests to become more adept in our…