Nation/World

Nation/World

Volunteers are at front lines of Europe’s response to refugees

HEGYESHALOM, Hungary (CNS) -- Along the border between Hungary and Austria, Rosala Holzschuh stands in the midnight darkness as thousands of refugees flow past...

Church and Society Must Learn from Families, Pope says at Audience

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

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 Feminist Sees Beauty of Marriage and Pitfalls of ‘Gospel of Me’

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Helen Alvare is a law professor at George Mason University, a consultant to the Vatican and the U.S. bishops on marriage...

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...

Hunger is a ‘Scandal’ a ‘Sin’ in a World of Plenty, Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Hunger is a "true scandal" that threatens the life and dignity of millions of people while tons of food go...

‘Unite Suffering’ with those Grieving, Archbishop tells Oregon Catholics

PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) -- St. Joseph Parish in Roseburg hosted an emotional Mass the evening of Oct. 1 for 10 people who died in...

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...

Pope Urges U.S. Catholics to Keep Enthusiasm, Welcome Newcomers

By David Agren PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Pope Francis ended his trip to the United States with a call for Catholics to keep the enthusiasm of...

Pope says he left U.S. Praying for, Impressed by its People

By Cindy Wooden ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- As the American Airlines plane taking him to Rome from Philadelphia took off, Pope...