Nation/World

Nation/World

SEEK 2017 Inspires College Students to Evangelize at Home Campuses

SAN ANTONIO (CNS) – In need of reigniting the fire for his Catholic faith, Jeremy Martins found the flame he needed during SEEK 2017....

Archbishop Flores of San Antonio, First Hispanic Bishop in U.S., Dies

SAN ANTONIO (CNS) – Retired Archbishop Patrick F. Flores, 87, the first Mexican-American bishop in the United States, died of pneumonia and congestive heart...

JFK Postal Service Anniversary Stamp

A stamp marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of John F. Kennedy, the country's only Catholic president, will be issued Feb. 20 at...

Pope: Jesus Amazed because He was Humble, Helpful, not a Hypocrite

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Jesus astonished people with the way he taught and interacted with others because he wasn’t aloof, domineering or hypocritical, Pope...

Woman who Survived Abortion Attempt to Speak at Walk for Life West Coast

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) – Melissa Ohden was delivered during a saline infusion abortion, a 2-pound, 14-ounce baby suffering jaundice and respiratory distress after undergoing...

Cardinal Tobin Looks to Bridge Chasm Between Faith, Life in Anxious World

By Beth Griffin Catholic News Service NEWARK, N.J. – The chasm between faith and life is the greatest challenge facing the Catholic Church today, Cardinal Joseph...

Pope Asks for Warm Hearts to Help Homeless Deal with the Cold

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Looking out over St. Peter’s Square where icicles hung from usually bubbling fountains, Pope Francis prayed for...

Pope: Vocations Require Prayers, Open Doors, Big Hearts, Busy Hands

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – While God is the one calling people to a vocation, clergy and religious have to cooperate by...

Pope Recognizes Martyrdom of Oklahoma Priest Killed in Guatemala

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him...

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...