Nation/World

Nation/World

Bishop Commends Ghana’s Plan to Hand Back Management of Mission Schools

ACCRA, Ghana (CNS) – The government of Ghana has indicated it might be making a move to return management and supervision of mission schools...

Pope to Visit Africa Nov. 25-30 Including Central African Republic

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Despite continued instability and outbreaks of violence in the Central African Republic, the Vatican announced Pope Francis will spend about...

Pope: Lent Breathes Life into World Asphyxiated by Sin

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service ROME – Lent is a time to receive God’s breath of life, a breath that saves humanity from suffocating...

Admonish Sin Without Putting on Airs or Being Hypocrite, Pope says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Offering counsel and admonishing sinners are works of mercy, but they are not a license to pretend...

Four-year Encuentro Process Begins in the U.S.

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- In Spanish, the word “encuentro” means encounter and in the modern church in the U.S., it refers to...

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....

Divorced and Remarried are Not Excommunicated, Pope says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  -- Catholics who have divorced and are civilly remarried “are not, in fact, excommunicated -- they are not...

Five Years a Pope: Francis’ Focus has Been on Outreach

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope just a few days after telling the College of Cardinals...

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...

It Takes More than One ‘Our Father’ to Ask for God’s Help, Pope Says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Praying for God’s intercession takes courage, dogged persistence and patience, said Pope Francis. “If I want the Lord...