Nation/World

Nation/World

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...

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...