Nation/World

Nation/World

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...

Church Fiscal Managers Urged to be Transparent, Have Spiritual Vision

ATLANTA (CNS) -- The Catholic Church's assets are intended for the advancement of its mission and never for the mere increase of wealth, Atlanta's...

Pope says human trafficking is an international responsibility

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Police chiefs and bishops are called to work together to assist the victims of human trafficking and help them find...

Researcher Finds Something Deep, Life-Changing Within Nuns’ Cloister

By Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans GLENMOORE, Pa. (CNS) -- When independent filmmaker and artist Abbie Reese inaugurated her collaboration with the Poor Clare Colettine nuns at...

Pope to Visit Africa Nov. 25-30 Including Central African Republic

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Despite continued instability and outbreaks of violence in the Central African Republic, the Vatican announced Pope Francis will spend about...

Cardinal, Adviser to Pope, Sees Rich, Poor Responsible to Protect Earth

By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) -- People of developed nations share responsibility with the rest of the world to protect the earth from environmental destruction...

Synod on Families Concludes

  Jesus’ Disciples are Called to Lead Without Lecturing By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- As disciples, Christians are called to imitate Jesus’ heart and...

Apologies and processes: Synod groups end with varied offerings

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY  -- Two of the 13 final small-group reports of the Synod of Bishops for the family contained apologies:...

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...