Nation/World

Nation/World

El Paso Mass Scrapped, but not Papal Mass Across Border

EL PASO, Texas (CNS) -- The Diocese of El Paso has scrapped plans for a border Mass that would have taken place at the...

Kenya’s Bishops say More Must be Done to Stop Corruption

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) – Kenya’s Catholic bishops urged the government to intensify its efforts to eliminate corruption in the country. The bishops said “the...

Five Bishops Named to ‘Amoris Laetitia’ Implementation Working Group

WASHINGTON (CNS) – The chairmen of five USCCB committees have been appointed to an informal working group on the implementation of Pope Francis’ recent...

Even Amid Suffering, Love Highlights Value of Every Life, Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Love is a miraculous force that helps the parents of sick children focus on the beauty of their children’s lives...

Catholics, Muslims Urged to Look Inward First in Interreligious Efforts

MUNDELEIN, Ill. (CNS) – Taking on the issue of religious prejudice, the National Muslim and Catholic Dialogue met for the third time at University...

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...

Pope Offers New Beatitudes for Saints of a New Age

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service MALMO, Sweden – The saints are blessed because they were faithful and meek and cared for others, Pope Francis said. At...

Tens of thousands rally at the Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- Tens of thousands of people rallied in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza Jan. 23 and then walked down Market Street...

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...

Saint Grandma? Pope Cites the Famous and the ‘Saint Next Door’

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Naturally in a document on the Christian call to holiness, Pope Francis cited a heavenly host of...