Nation/World

Nation/World

Church and Society must Learn from Families

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and...

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....

Pew Survey of Mideast Muslims: Religion less Central to those in Israel

JERUSALEM (CNS) – While a majority of Muslims in the Middle East and North Africa say religion is “very important,” religion tends to be...

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,...

SEEK 2017 Inspires College Students to Evangelize at Home Campuses

SAN ANTONIO (CNS) – In need of reigniting the fire for his Catholic faith, Jeremy Martins found the flame he needed during SEEK 2017....

‘We Need to Look After Each Other,’ Syrian Refugee says

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Omar al-Muqdad has seen both sides of the refugee crisis. In 2004, he assisted Iraqi refugees in his home country of...

“Be Shepherds Concerned Only for God and Others”

By Cindy Wooden WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Acknowledging the real challenges and burdens the U.S. bishops face in their ministry, Pope Francis shared with them his...

Catholic, Lutheran Leaders Shaken by Reports of Harvesting of Body Parts from Abortions

  ST. LOUIS (CNS) -- Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis and the Rev. Matthew C. Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, said...

Don’t Judge Sinners Who Want to Repent, Help Them Come Home

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- On the eve of sending off “missionaries of mercy” to all corners of the globe, Pope Francis...

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...