Nation/World

Nation/World

Pope: Get a Spiritual EKG to Make Sure Heart Pulsates with Holy Spirit

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Never speak, act or make a decision without first listening to the Holy Spirit, who moves, troubles...

Religious Freedom is Being Challenged in Fundamental Ways

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Religious freedom is being challenged in fundamental ways, according to speakers at a panel discussion on "Religious Liberty and the Future:...

Pope Makes Long-Awaited Visit to Our Lady of Guadalupe

  By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY -- Pope Francis fulfilled his much-desired wish to pray in silence before the miraculous image of Our...

Church and Society Must Learn from Families, Pope says at Audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and...

The Pope and COP21

By Anthony Strawa Chair of the Catholic Green Initiative In June, Pope Francis released his historic encyclical, “Laudato Si’,” that highlighted human-induced climate change and its...

Retired Archbishop Quinn of San Francisco dies at 88

By Catholic News Service SAN FRANCISCO – Retired Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco, who led the Northern California archdiocese for 18 years, died...

Colombian Youths Must Teach Elders to Forgive, to Move on

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service BOGOTA, Colombia – As Colombia strives to build a lasting peace, the country’s elders need the encouragement and insistence of...

Pope Appoints New Auxiliary Bishop for Archdiocese of San Francisco

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Pope Francis has appointed Dominican Father Robert F. Christian as an Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Bishop-designate Christian, 69,...

U.S. Church Prepares for 2018 Encuentro in Fort Worth

BALTIMORE (CNS) – The Catholic Church in the United States is gearing up for the fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry, to be held...

Oakland Bishop Prays for Victims, First Responders in Warehouse Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. (CNS) – In response to the Dec. 2 fire that erupted in an Oakland warehouse, Bishop Michael J. Barber of Oakland said...