Nation/World

Nation/World

Catholic School Students Learn STEM Fields in a Hands-on way

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) – Amid a roomful of oohs and aahs, Aubrie Harrington carefully used her scissors to trim away the cornea and...

Pope to Attend Ecumenical Prayer Service, Celebrate Mass in Sweden

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis will attend two ecumenical events and celebrate Mass with Catholics when he visits Sweden October 31, according to...

No Dispensation for Christmas Mass on Monday

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Although Christmas this year is the day after the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Catholics looking to count a...

Pope, Coptic Patriarch Honor Martyrs, Urge Unity for Peace

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service CAIRO – Placing flowers, lighting a candle and praying at the site where dozens of Coptic Orthodox Christians were killed...

Pope Francis in Mexico

  “No More Death, No More Exploitation” Pope says at U.S.-Mexico Border By David Agren Catholic News Service CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Speaking from the symbolic platform of the...

Time of Mercy: Holy Doors Close, but Mission of Mercy Continues

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The Year of Mercy brought more than 20 million pilgrims to Rome, but for Pope Francis, the...

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies; Anti-drug Effort a Signature Cause

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- Nancy Reagan, who became first lady of the United States in January 1981 following husband Ronald Reagan’s victory in the...

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...

God has a Weakness for Humble Hearts, Pope says at Audience

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – While the prayer of a proud person isn’t strong enough to reach God’s heart, the...

Pope to Congress: Stop Bickering, World Needs Your Help

By Cindy Wooden WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The past, the promise and the potential of the United States must not be smothered by bickering and even...