Nation/World

Nation/World

Military Archdiocese Completes Phase in Cause for Vietnam-era Chaplain

WASHINGTON (CNS) – A tribunal of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services has wrapped up its nearly four-year inquiry into whether the life...

Pope: Get a Spiritual EKG to Make Sure Heart Pulsates with Holy Spirit

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Never speak, act or make a decision without first listening to the Holy Spirit, who moves, troubles...

Catholic Leaders, Groups Urge all Americans to Confront ‘Sin of Racism’

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – The Franciscan Action Network (FAN) called on all Americans, “especially ourselves and those who have benefited from white privilege,”...

Therapy Dog Brings Joy, Stress Relief to Students at Catholic School

By Mike May Catholic News Service OMAHA, Neb. – Every Wednesday morning, Bo roams the halls at Saint James-Seton School in Omaha. He’s a golden retriever/labrador...

Women Religious Advised to Stop Focusing on Dwindling Numbers

By Soli Salgado Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. – Sister Mary Pellegrino, outgoing president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, urged participants at the group’s...

Mass is a Time of Silence and Prayer, not Idle Chitchat, Pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Mass is the highest form of prayer and not an appropriate moment for small talk, Pope...

Pilgrims Journey to Former Pennsylvania Coal Town to Offer Marian prayer

CENTRALIA, Pa. (CNS) -- Only a few structures still stand in this nearly abandoned borough 62 miles northeast of Harrisburg. Even fewer are visible...

Pope names Arizona Jesuit head of Church Jurisdiction in Kyrgyzstan

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has named a 54-year-old Arizona-born Jesuit to be the new head of the church’s Apostolic Administration of Kyrgyzstan....

Basketball Helps Priests Teach New Jersey Students About Vocations

HOLMDEL, N.J. (CNS) – Students at Saint John Vianney High School expected their recent pep rally to be fun, colorful and filled with good-natured...

Homilies Must Help People Reflect, Not Nap

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Catholic priests must deliver good homilies so the “good news” of the Gospel can take root in...