Nation/World

Nation/World

Reconciliation With God, Others is Key to Peace, Pope Says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – For peace in the family, community and nation, people need to recognize their faults and...

Prayers of the faithful, not clergy, can make miracles happen

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The prayers of the faithful, not the pope, bishops, priests or nuns, have the power to make miracles happen in...

Summer Camp Memories Inspire Engineer to Fund Uganda Education Center

COLUMBIA, S.C. (CNS) -- As a young child growing up in Dillon, South Carolina, Frank Hursey was secluded from much of the world beyond...

Church Groups call Attention to Puerto Rico’s Environmental Disaster

CATANO, Puerto Rico (CNS) – Members of several Catholic groups joined representatives of more than 30 organizations for a march to “raise awareness and...

Catholic School Students Learn STEM Fields in a Hands-on way

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) – Amid a roomful of oohs and aahs, Aubrie Harrington carefully used her scissors to trim away the cornea and...

Woman who Survived Abortion Attempt to Speak at Walk for Life West Coast

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) – Melissa Ohden was delivered during a saline infusion abortion, a 2-pound, 14-ounce baby suffering jaundice and respiratory distress after undergoing...

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...

House OKs Bill Allowing more ways to Protect Religious Freedom Worldwide

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. House May 16 unanimously passed the Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, giving the Obama administration and the U.S....

U.S. Church Prepares for 2018 Encuentro in Fort Worth

BALTIMORE (CNS) – The Catholic Church in the United States is gearing up for the fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry, to be held...

Dominican Nuns Keep Hope Alive Among Displaced in Northern Iraq

  By Paul Jeffrey Catholic News Service IRBIL, Iraq (CNS) -- When the Islamic State group rolled across Iraq's Ninevah Plain in 2014, tens of thousands...