Nation/World

Nation/World

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...

Sisters from Minnesota Catholic Schools Play on Separate Olympic Teams

By Matthew Davis Catholic News Service ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) – Few schools can claim an Olympic athlete among their alumni base. Even fewer schools have...

Letter in Case of Chilean Bishop Raises New Questions

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Less than a week after the Vatican announced Pope Francis was sending a trusted investigator to Chile to listen to...

African-Americans Celebrate Faith, Family, Heritage at San Diego Revival

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – In the 1930s, Christ the King Parish in a neighborhood just southeast of downtown San Diego was the “mother church”...

Homilies Must Help People Reflect, Not Nap

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Catholic priests must deliver good homilies so the “good news” of the Gospel can take root in...

Sacramento Auxiliary Named to Succeed Retiring Stockton Bishop

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, California, and named Auxiliary Bishop Myron...

Encuentro Delegates Urged to Bring Others to ‘New Encounter’ With Christ

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez urged the crowd at the archdiocesan “V Encuentro” January 27 to bring “the people...

Administration’s Immigration Plan’s Impact on Family ‘Deeply Troubling,’ says Bishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) – The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee said Jan. 30 that the Catholic bishops welcomed the Trump administration’s proposal to...

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...