Nation/World

Nation/World

USCCB President, Pope Call for Prayers After ‘Unspeakable Terror’

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – The nation has experienced “yet another night filled with unspeakable terror,” and “we need to pray and to take...

Reverend King’s Words on Nonviolence Need to be Lived Today, Speakers say

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) – The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s support of nonviolence to bring about social change applies as much...

Martyred Priest ‘Always Served Those Most in Need’

By Tony Gutierrez Catholic News Service OKLAHOMA CITY – Wearing a red and black traditional Guatemalan shirt that had belonged to martyred U.S. priest Father Stanley...

Pope says He Hopes President Reconsiders DACA Decision

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM COLOMBIA (CNS) – Politicians who call themselves pro-life must be pro-family and not enact policies...

Bruised, not Broken: Pope Encourages Colombians to Pursue Peace

CARTAGENA, Colombia (CNS) – Pope Francis said he had no magic words or special recipes for Colombians seeking peace, but rather he wanted to...

Bishops Form New Body to Address ‘Sin of Racism’ That ‘Afflicts’ Nation

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Saying there is an “urgent need” to address “the sin of racism” in the country and find solutions to...

San Diego Bishop Denounces Racist Beliefs, Actions as ‘Blasphemies’

By Denis Grasska Catholic News Service SAN DIEGO – Denouncing racist beliefs and actions as “blasphemies” against God, Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego joined...

Texas Bishop Urges Courage Against DACA ‘Politically Motivated Assault’

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, in defending the federal Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, said Catholics...

Pilgrims Journey to Former Pennsylvania Coal Town to Offer Marian prayer

CENTRALIA, Pa. (CNS) -- Only a few structures still stand in this nearly abandoned borough 62 miles northeast of Harrisburg. Even fewer are visible...

Church is Always in Need of Repair, Reform, Pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Although the church is built upon a strong foundation, it is always in need of being...