Nation/World

Nation/World

Bishops to put Together Pastoral Plan for Marriage, Family Life Ministry

BALTIMORE (CNS) – U.S. Catholic bishops acknowledged that Catholic families and married couples need more support from the church at large and hope to...

Mass is a Time of Silence and Prayer, not Idle Chitchat, Pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Mass is the highest form of prayer and not an appropriate moment for small talk, Pope...

‘Papal’ Lamborghini Gift to be Auctioned off for Charity

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – While a Lamborghini would make a stylish popemobile, Pope Francis has decided to auction off the...

Colombian Youths Must Teach Elders to Forgive, to Move on

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service BOGOTA, Colombia – As Colombia strives to build a lasting peace, the country’s elders need the encouragement and insistence of...

U.S. Bishops, Other Catholic Groups Back Conscience Protection Bill

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and 32 other organizations have signed a joint letter of support for the...

Saint John Paul Gave his Life ‘Completely to God through Mary’ says Priest

NEW YORK (CNS) – Saint John Paul II “looked at the world with Mary’s eyes and saw man in need of mercy,” the postulator...

Respect, Don’t Just Tolerate Other Religions, Vatican Officials say

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Peace and harmony will not result from members of different religions simply tolerating each other; respect and appreciation of customs...

Franciscans in Holy Land Sow Peace, Fraternity, Respect, Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The Franciscans assisting the Christian minority and caring for the churches and shrines in the Holy Land are “ambassadors” of...

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...