Nation/World

Nation/World

Winner of College’s Peace Award Buoyed by Activism of Parkland Students

DE PERE, Wis. (CNS) – Harry Boyte sees democracy in crisis, but he’s hopeful that’s about to change. He finds that American society and...

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...

Catholics, Muslims Urged to Look Inward First in Interreligious Efforts

MUNDELEIN, Ill. (CNS) – Taking on the issue of religious prejudice, the National Muslim and Catholic Dialogue met for the third time at University...

Vatican Official Urges Support for Mideast Christians on Good Friday

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Christians in the Middle East, particularly those who have been forced from their homes by violence and persecution, need the...

Miracles Attributed to Blessed Pope Paul VI, Oscar Romero Clear Way for Sainthood

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonizations of Blesseds Paul VI and Oscar Romero. At a...

Forgiving Others Requires Help from The Holy Spirit, Pope Says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Forgiving those who have caused pain or offense is not easy, Pope Francis said. “It is a grace...

Therapy Dog Brings Joy, Stress Relief to Students at Catholic School

By Mike May Catholic News Service OMAHA, Neb. – Every Wednesday morning, Bo roams the halls at Saint James-Seton School in Omaha. He’s a golden retriever/labrador...

Confessional is a Place of Forgiveness, Not Threats, Pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Priests must be mindful that the confessional is a place where people can find forgiveness...

Muslims (Literally) Hold Key to Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher

By Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service JERUSALEM – Jerusalem’s most famous Christian church, shared by three denominations, is unlocked each morning by a Muslim. Since the seventh...

Lent is Time to Become Aware of False Prophets, Cold Hearts, Pope Says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Catholics should use the season of Lent to look for signs and symptoms of being under the...