Nation/World

Nation/World

Pope to Convene World Meeting on Abuse Prevention with Bishops’ Leaders

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is calling the presidents of every Catholic bishops’ conference in the world to Rome February...

Oregon Catholic father of Four Killed trying to Protect Fellow Passengers

By Ed Langlois Catholic News Service PORTLAND, Ore. – On a crowded Portland commuter train May 26, a selfless Catholic father of four stepped forward to...

Pope: No More Excuses; Time for ‘All-Out Battle’ Against Crime Of Abuse

By Carol GlatzCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The time has come for an “all-out...

Education, Trauma Counseling Key to Helping Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

  ZAHLE, Lebanon (CNS) -- On a rainy spring day, the misery of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees is compounded as they shelter in...

Summit Affirms Need to Hold Bishops Accountable, U.S. Cardinal Says

By Cindy WoodenCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY – The Vatican summit on child protection and...

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...

Latinos and Catholic Education

Thomas Burnford, president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association, discusses the state of Latinos and Catholic education in the United States October...

Sisters from Minnesota Catholic Schools Play on Separate Olympic Teams

By Matthew Davis Catholic News Service ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) – Few schools can claim an Olympic athlete among their alumni base. Even fewer schools have...

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...

For Lent, Irish Catholics Urged to Abandon ‘Weapons of Mass Distraction’

DUBLIN (CNS) -- Alcohol, smoking and chocolates are some of the most well-known vices that people traditionally give...