Catholic.net :: Featured http://catholic.net Catholics on the net eng-ENG Copyright Catholic.net Inc 1PopeÂ’s Holy Week Schedule Both Traditional and Innovativehttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9910The Holy Father will be leading the faithful in a number of traditional Holy Week ceremonies, but he also plans to continue his practice of departing from the liturgical rubric during Holy Thursday’s washing of the feetEDWARD PENTINThousands Joining the Church in the U.S. This Saturdayhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9907Archdiocese of Washington Has Largest Number in Its History.Pope Calls for Protection of Unborn, Elderlyhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9892Says Children and Grandparents Are the Hope of a PeopleFrancisVatican announces logo, motto for papal trip to Koreahttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9885The logo for the apostolic voyage display two intertwining flames, one red and the other blue, which rise from two light blue waves representing a boat.Catholic Church Highlights the Human Side of Immigration Reformhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9887From a Mass at the U.S.-Mexican border to a papal visit with the president, Church officials are stepping up their efforts to bring about changes to immigration policy consistent with Catholic teachingKATHLEEN NAABhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=Questions and Answers about Lent and Lenten Practiceshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9881Basic things you must know about itUSCCBWhy we receive the ashes?http://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=7543Ash WednesdayCatholic.orgOlympic figure skating star hailed as example for Catholicshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9877Catholic Olympian and international skating superstar Kim Yuna is a role modelAddie MenaPolice recover stolen JPII relic, bishop forgives thieveshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9862"I think John Paul has forgiven them. I think we have to do the same," Auxiliary Bishop Giovanni D’Ercole of L'AquilaCNA/EWTN NewsUN committee presses Vatican on child abusehttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9859The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child condemned the Holy See, alleging that the Vatican doesn't protect children by implementing all the policies of the U.N. Convention of the Rights of the Child, while asked at the same time to the church "to review its position on abortion"Cindy WoodenPress release of the Sala Stampa of the Holy See regarding the report of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Childhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9860Holy See Press Bulletin February 2, 2014Holy See Press OfficeRelic of John Paul II's blood stolen from Italian churchhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9841Thieves stole the relic and a small simple cross from the Church of San Pietro della Ienca in the mountainous region of AbruzzoCNA/EWTN NewsC-FAM Launches Global Show of Support for the Holy See at the UNhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9824Reaction to the global campaign launched a few months ago to have the Holy See thrown out of the General AssemblyAustin RusePray with the bishops to end abortionhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=9825January 18 - 26, 2014USCCB