Nation/World

Nation/World

Archdiocese Announces Beatification Date for Oklahoma Priest

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Father Stanley Rother, a North American...

‘Moved by Mercy’ is theme of Respect Life Month, Yearlong Observance

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – All human life must be “cherished and protected,” said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chairman of the...

Prayers of the faithful, not clergy, can make miracles happen

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The prayers of the faithful, not the pope, bishops, priests or nuns, have the power to make miracles happen in...

Men and Women Religious Called ‘Witnesses’ to Light of Christ in World

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Consecrated men and women reflect the light of Christ and are witnesses to that light “in a world that is often...

Reconciliation With God, Others is Key to Peace, Pope Says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – For peace in the family, community and nation, people need to recognize their faults and...

Pope names Arizona Jesuit head of Church Jurisdiction in Kyrgyzstan

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has named a 54-year-old Arizona-born Jesuit to be the new head of the church’s Apostolic Administration of Kyrgyzstan....

Agency’s Aid Efforts Ongoing in Haiti Nearly Six Months After Hurricane

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CNS) -- In the nearly six months since Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, a Florida-based Catholic agency said its relief efforts have...

‘Laudato Si’ at one year: Catholics Inspired to Act on Climate Change

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Thinking green is not easy. Nor is it always cheap. But for St. Michael Parish in Poway, California, north of San...

Curiosity can Lead to Dangerous Paths, Pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Although a healthy curiosity can lead to new discoveries, too much curiosity can open the door...

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...