Vatican indicts Cardinal Becciu, former officials involved in London deal

July 3, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In an unprecedented move, Vatican prosecutors have indicted 10 individuals and entities, including Cardinal Angelo Becciu, former prefect of the Congregation… Read More

Shrine welcomes treasured items that belonged to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

July 2, 2021

EMMITSBURG, Md. (CNS) — The faded black bonnet with its gently ruffled frill once framed the face of the nation’s first American-born saint. The black… Read More

Activists see temporary stop of federal executions as a starting point

July 2, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Activists who oppose the death penalty said the Justice Department’s temporary stop of federal executions is a step in the right direction,… Read More

Pope asks for local events coinciding with World Meeting of Families 2022

July 2, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has asked dioceses around the world to make it possible for every family to participate in the World Meeting… Read More

COMMENTARY: Independence Day is a moment to reflect on individual, collective freedoms

July 2, 2021

This is an unsigned editorial by the St. Louis Review, newspaper of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. It was published online June 24. Independence Day… Read More

Vatican, medical associations look at ways to promote vaccination

July 2, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The discovery of vaccines is “one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine,” but the global community is facing the dual… Read More

Report on immigration highlights care needed for unaccompanied minors

July 1, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A Catholic agency has collaborated with a professor from The Catholic University of America on a report pointing out deficiencies but also… Read More

Bishops support investigation of former U.S. residential schools

July 1, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In response to a late June announcement, the United States will be conducting an investigation of former federally funded boarding schools to… Read More

Artist casts his own hands in restoration of Wisconsin parish’s statue

July 1, 2021

INSTITUTE, Wis. (CNS) — St. Teresa of Avila once said, “Christ has no body on earth now but yours, no hands but yours.” Bruce Nufer,… Read More

Faith leaders call for reforms that ensure workers’ right to join a union

July 1, 2021

As the pastor of the increasingly diverse St. Joseph Parish in Vancouver, Washington, Father Gary Lazzeroni finds himself ministering to people in a wide variety… Read More