Nation/World

Nation/World

Attendees at Vigil Pray for Shooting Victims, Healing in Community

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (CNS) -- Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral was dark as men and women of different faiths walked down the center...

Maronite Patriarch, Visiting Syria, Urges Christians to hold onto Faith

TARTUS, Syria (CNS) - Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai, visiting Syria, urged Christians to hold onto their faith. “Withstand with your faith and values, hold...

Resettlement Officials Call for Admission of Syrian Refugees to U.S.

RYE, N.Y. (CNS) -- Fear of Syrian refugees entering the United States in the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris is misplaced and antithetical...

Pray for peace, weep for world at war

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- "Jesus wept." Pope Francis opened his morning homily with those words as he spoke about the wars and violence engulfing...

Bishops at fall Assembly Approve USCCB Priorities, Plans for 2017-2020

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops Nov. 17 overwhelmingly approved priorities and strategic plans for the U.S. Conference of Catholic...

Families Must Forgive and Not ‘End The Day in War,’ Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The secret to healing wounds among family members is to “not end the day in war” and to forgive one...

Catholic bishops pledge to help South Africa solve education inequalities

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) -- South African church leaders urged university students who won a government commitment to a tuition freeze in 2016...

Church Fiscal Managers Urged to be Transparent, Have Spiritual Vision

ATLANTA (CNS) -- The Catholic Church's assets are intended for the advancement of its mission and never for the mere increase of wealth, Atlanta's...

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...

Researcher Finds Something Deep, Life-Changing Within Nuns’ Cloister

By Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans GLENMOORE, Pa. (CNS) -- When independent filmmaker and artist Abbie Reese inaugurated her collaboration with the Poor Clare Colettine nuns at...