With world still in knots, pope turns to Mary with prayers

May 31, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Reaching the finish line of a monthlong rosary marathon, Pope Francis again turned to Mary, asking her to untie specific knots… Read More

First person: The irreplaceable friend and pastor COVID-19 claimed

May 28, 2021

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) — At the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, I began scribbling notes, a type of therapy during… Read More

Catholic leaders: Biden budget aims to help vulnerable but excludes unborn

May 28, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee called on Congress May 28 to preserve the Hyde Amendment in any federal budget… Read More

Memorial Day called a reminder to nation ‘we better protect’ our freedom

May 28, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CNS) — The inception of Memorial Day goes back to the bloodiest conflict in U.S. history, when Americans slaughtered their countrymen by… Read More

A Quiet Place Part II

May 28, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — “A Quiet Place Part II” (Paramount) drains away the suspense, analogies and underlying message about family bonds from the 2018 original… Read More

EWTN Honors First Millennial Beatified By The Catholic Church

May 28, 2021

In response to extraordinary viewer interest in the newly beatified teenage computer whiz Carlos Acutis, EWTN is pleased to announce that the Network has designated… Read More

Churches, NGOs help Mozambicans displaced by Islamist insurgency

May 28, 2021

Sitting on a narrow bench and squashed between her two children in Nampula, Mozambique, Stella Miguel lamented that the government soldiers did not come to… Read More

Commentary: Accompaniment and care make the real difference

May 28, 2021

Drafting the “White Book for Global Palliative Care Advocacy” in 2019, the Pontifical Academy for Life laid out its commitment to a holistic approach to… Read More

Pope orders visitation of Archdiocese of Cologne

May 28, 2021

COLOGNE, Germany (CNS) — Pope Francis has ordered an apostolic visitation “to obtain a comprehensive picture of the complex pastoral situation” in the Archdiocese of… Read More

Director of pontifical missions among El Salvador’s COVID-19 deaths

May 28, 2021

SOYAPANGO, El Salvador (CNS) — A swath of shrink wrap held the priest’s cassock tight to the coffin as the four men, in what looked… Read More