Returned Maryknoll lay missioner honored for continuing ‘spirit of mission’

October 30, 2021

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Marty Roers, a returned Maryknoll lay missioner who over the past 18 years has been a leader in global justice… Read More

Catholic Charities Jacksonville Helps Refugees Transition to Life in America

October 29, 2021

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it worked with Catholic Charities Jacksonville… Read More

Pew survey: Americans significantly favor separation of church, state

October 29, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Nearly three times as many Americans favor the federal government enforcing the separation of church and state than want to see the… Read More

Catholic leaders speak up against Oklahoma’s first execution since 2015

October 29, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic leaders spoke out against the execution of John Grant Oct. 28 in Oklahoma — the first execution carried out by the… Read More

Pope blesses bells that peal proclamation of sacredness of life

October 29, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With the sign of the cross and a tug of a rope, Pope Francis blessed bells for parishes in Ukraine and… Read More

Last Night in Soho

October 29, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — It may have been author Peter De Vries rather than baseball great Yogi Berra who first observed that “nostalgia ain’t what… Read More

UPDATE: Biden says pope told him to continue receiving Communion

October 29, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis and U.S. President Joe Biden had an unusually long meeting at the Vatican Oct. 29, talking about the climate… Read More

Pretrial hearing is held in McCarrick case; second hearing will be Dec. 21

October 29, 2021

DEDHAM, Mass. (CNS) — The Dedham District Court held a pretrial hearing Oct. 28 in the criminal sex abuse case of former Cardinal Theodore E. Read More

Vatican: Christians, Hindus can bring hope to those in despair

October 29, 2021

As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, Christians, Hindus and people belonging to other religious traditions can come together to bring hope… Read More

Climate crisis requires ‘radical decisions,’ pope tells BBC listeners

October 29, 2021

The crises caused by climate change and worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic require a strong response to prevent a “‘perfect storm’ that could rupture the… Read More