Nation/World

Nation/World

Prayer Is a Constant Learning Experience

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Jesus’ way of praying to his father throughout his life is a reminder for Christians that...

A Brotherly Embrace Brings Pope and Russian Patriarch Together

HAVANA (CNS) -- At long last, Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow embraced, kissing each other three times. "Finally," the pope...

Dominicans Help Others Seek out the Saints in a Tough Election Season

WASHINGTON (CNS) – The tension and frustration that the country feels over an election season filled with insults and rancor, feels a bit more...

Volunteers in Camden Diocese Translate Bishops’ Charter into Vietnamese

CAMDEN, N.J. (CNS) – Rod Herrera, director of Child and Youth Protection for the Diocese of Camden, and Vietnamese Catholic leaders of South Jersey...

Vatican Official Urges Support for Mideast Christians on Good Friday

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Christians in the Middle East, particularly those who have been forced from their homes by violence and persecution, need the...

Muslims (Literally) Hold Key to Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher

By Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service JERUSALEM – Jerusalem’s most famous Christian church, shared by three denominations, is unlocked each morning by a Muslim. Since the seventh...

Carmelite Brother Embraces Homelessness to Minister to People On Streets

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – From just looking at Brother Michael Ignatius, one wouldn’t suspect it. But the 61-year-old Carmelite is homeless. For several months,...

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...

Pope Makes Long-Awaited Visit to Our Lady of Guadalupe

  By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY -- Pope Francis fulfilled his much-desired wish to pray in silence before the miraculous image of Our...

‘Laudato Si’ at one year: Catholics Inspired to Act on Climate Change

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Thinking green is not easy. Nor is it always cheap. But for St. Michael Parish in Poway, California, north of San...