Nation/World

Nation/World

Fatima Seers Become Church’s Youngest Non-Martyred Saints

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service FATIMA, Portugal – Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children...

Holy Year is a Reminder to Put Mercy Before Judgment

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  -- On a cloudy, damp morning, Pope Francis’ voice echoed in the atrium of St. Peter’s Basilica:...

Sacramento Auxiliary Named to Succeed Retiring Stockton Bishop

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, California, and named Auxiliary Bishop Myron...

Pope Sends off Missionaries of Mercy to Help People Open Hearts to God

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis marked the beginning of the church’s Lenten journey by sending off several hundred religious and...

Report Details Rape Of Children, Culture of Secrecy That Fanned It

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – The report begins dramatically, imploring its readers: “We, the members of this grand jury, need you to hear...

Judge Neil Gorsuch Nominated to fill Supreme Court Vacancy

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  -- President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat on the U.S. Supreme Court that has been...

Video Series Offers Catholics Gospel Guidance for their Lenten Journey

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) -- One of the biggest challenges of Lent, for many people who are caught up in the demands of everyday life,...

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...

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...

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018 Theme Announced

By Father Thomas Orians, SA Associate Director – Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute The theme for the 2018 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, “Your Right Hand,...