Nation/World

Nation/World

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...

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,...

Pax Christi Invites Church to Embrace Tradition of Active Nonviolence

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – A quiet movement is underway to reaffirm the central role of active nonviolence practiced by Jesus, as told...

Don’t Worry how it’s Spent, Always Give Homeless a Handout, Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – People who don’t give money to the homeless because they think it will be spent on alcohol and not food...

Vatican Canon Law Official Explains Provisions of ‘Amoris Laetitia’

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – The provisions of “Amoris Laetitia” allow people in irregular marriage situations access to the sacraments only if...

Americans Grow Warmer Toward Religious Groups, Pew Study Finds

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Americans are feeling more positive toward various religious groups than they did less than three years ago. While Americans still...

Bishops say Refugee Ban Raises Deep Concerns Over Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The chairmen of three U.S. bishops’ committees Jan. 31 expressed solidarity with the Muslim community and expressed deep concern over religious...

New Marist Poll Shows Americans Strongly Support Abortion Restrictions

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A few days before the annual March for Life, a new national poll indicated shifting public attitudes, crossing party labels, in...

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...

Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Solis of Los Angeles Named Bishop of Salt Lake City

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Oscar A. Solis of Los Angeles as Bishop of Salt Lake City. Bishop Solis,...