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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...

Pope Recognizes Martyrdom of Oklahoma Priest Killed in Guatemala

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him...

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...

Church Supports Indians on Nationwide Strike

  NEW DELHI (CNS) -- The Catholic Church in India supported some 150 million workers on a nationwide strike that shut down factories, banks, traffic...

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...

‘Unite Suffering’ with those Grieving, Archbishop tells Oregon Catholics

PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) -- St. Joseph Parish in Roseburg hosted an emotional Mass the evening of Oct. 1 for 10 people who died in...

Archdiocese Announces Beatification Date for Oklahoma Priest

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Father Stanley Rother, a North American...

Texas Bishop Urges Courage Against DACA ‘Politically Motivated Assault’

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, in defending the federal Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, said Catholics...

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...

Pope: Lent Breathes Life into World Asphyxiated by Sin

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service ROME – Lent is a time to receive God’s breath of life, a breath that saves humanity from suffocating...