Nation/World

Nation/World

Dominican Nuns Keep Hope Alive Among Displaced in Northern Iraq

  By Paul Jeffrey Catholic News Service IRBIL, Iraq (CNS) -- When the Islamic State group rolled across Iraq's Ninevah Plain in 2014, tens of thousands...

Pope Reminds World of Suffering in War-Torn Ukraine

  VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' pleas for humanitarian aid for Ukraine are bringing needed attention to a forgotten war, said Ukrainian Catholic...

Education, Trauma Counseling Key to Helping Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

  ZAHLE, Lebanon (CNS) -- On a rainy spring day, the misery of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees is compounded as they shelter in...

God Excludes no one From His Love; Offers Mercy, not Hate, Pope says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Jesus brought humanity God’s merciful, saving love, not hatred and animosity, Pope Francis said. “Jesus makes visible a...

Saint’s Relics Found in Rubble of Church Destroyed by Terrorists

By Gaby Maniscalco Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The relics of Syrian Saint Elian, which originally were thought to have been destroyed by members of...

Pope to Preside over Jubilee Year Celebrations

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- As the Year of Mercy continues, Pope Francis is preparing jubilee celebrations with teenagers, deacons and “those in need of...

Church Urges Nations, Society to Address Ongoing Issues Related to Drugs

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) -- Heroin and painkillers plague the streets of U.S. cities and small towns. Mexican drug cartels have turned swaths...

A little bit Country: Pope Looks at the Nitty-Gritty of Family Life

  By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis’ hymn to love and family life is more like a country song than a Disney...

Pope condemns ‘blind violence,’ offers prayers after Brussels attacks

      By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis, condemning the "blind violence" of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, offered his prayers to...

Pope: Missionaries of Charity Killed in Yemen are ‘Martyrs of Charity’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The four Missionaries of Charity murdered March 4 in Yemen “are the martyrs of today,” Pope Francis said. “They gave...