News Briefs

News Briefs

Catholic Values Drive Head Coach of Ravens on and off the field

BALTIMORE (CNS) – The accomplishment of winning the Super Bowl in February 2013 as the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens gave John Harbaugh...

College Presidents Appeal to Homeland Security for Meeting on ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Worried about the fate of some of their students, more than 65 college presidents representing U.S. Catholic institutions asked for a...

South Carolina Bishop asks for Prayers, Support for Families Affected by Floods

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (CNS) -- Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone of Charleston asked for prayers for the families of those killed as well as for those...

Catholic bishops pledge to help South Africa solve education inequalities

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) -- South African church leaders urged university students who won a government commitment to a tuition freeze in 2016...

London Cardinal Calls For Prayers For Victims of Westminster Attack

LONDON (CNS) – Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, whose cathedral is just a short walk from the scene of the London terrorist attack, called...

Cardinal Bo Among Faith Leaders Pledging to back Myanmar Peace Efforts

BANGKOK (CNS) – Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, has joined other faith leaders in declaring their commitment to peace initiatives in the strife-torn...

Iowa Caucuses, Lawmakers Getting Payday Lending Issue on their Radar

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Payday lending, an issue that has resonated in states with big cities, is now getting on the radar in largely rural...

Pope says ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is Result of Listening, Discernment

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Everything in “Amoris Laetitia,” Pope Francis’ exhortation on the family, sprang from consultations with Catholics around the world...

Bishop Commends Ghana’s Plan to Hand Back Management of Mission Schools

ACCRA, Ghana (CNS) – The government of Ghana has indicated it might be making a move to return management and supervision of mission schools...

World Leaders Urged to Act to Counter Terrorist ‘Narratives, Ideologies’

By Catholic News Service UNITED NATIONS – Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the United Nations, called for world leaders to take...