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Nation/World

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...

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 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...

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 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...

Schedule for Pope Francis’ Journey to the U.S.

Click here to watch the live stream from Catholic News Service. Schedule for Pope Francis' September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States of America...

A Brotherly Embrace Brings Pope and Russian Patriarch Together

HAVANA (CNS) -- At long last, Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow embraced, kissing each other three times. "Finally," the pope...

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...

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...

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...