Nation/World

Nation/World

Archdiocese Announces Beatification Date for Oklahoma Priest

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Father Stanley Rother, a North American...

Priests and Marriage: Pope’s response not so new after all

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  -- While Pope Francis’ recent comments on the subject of married priests made headlines around the world,...

Pope: Conversion Doesn’t Happen Through Magic, but Concrete Actions

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  -- Conversion doesn’t come from the wave of a magic wand, but from learning to do good...

Agency’s Aid Efforts Ongoing in Haiti Nearly Six Months After Hurricane

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CNS) -- In the nearly six months since Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, a Florida-based Catholic agency said its relief efforts have...

Pope: Lent Breathes Life into World Asphyxiated by Sin

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service ROME – Lent is a time to receive God’s breath of life, a breath that saves humanity from suffocating...

Video Series Offers Catholics Gospel Guidance for their Lenten Journey

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) -- One of the biggest challenges of Lent, for many people who are caught up in the demands of everyday life,...

Pax Christi Invites Church to Embrace Tradition of Active Nonviolence

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – A quiet movement is underway to reaffirm the central role of active nonviolence practiced by Jesus, as told...

Don’t Worry how it’s Spent, Always Give Homeless a Handout, Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – People who don’t give money to the homeless because they think it will be spent on alcohol and not food...

Vatican Canon Law Official Explains Provisions of ‘Amoris Laetitia’

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – The provisions of “Amoris Laetitia” allow people in irregular marriage situations access to the sacraments only if...

Americans Grow Warmer Toward Religious Groups, Pew Study Finds

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Americans are feeling more positive toward various religious groups than they did less than three years ago. While Americans still...