All eyes are on Supreme Court for its biggest abortion case in decades

November 30, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments Dec. 1 for the biggest abortion case in decades, all eyes — and ears —… Read More

Teacher fired by Catholic school wins appeal to continue lawsuit

November 30, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Nov. 23 that an Indiana trial court “committed reversible error” when it dismissed a former teacher’s… Read More

Designer picks simple fabric, Cypriot symbols for pope’s vestments

November 30, 2021

BEIRUT (CNS) — The Lebanese designer for Pope Francis’ vestments for Mass in Cyprus chose simple fabric and symbols that figure prominently in the island… Read More

Faith learned young has lingering hold on emerging writer

November 29, 2021

Novelist Julie Courtney Sullivan describes herself as a bit of an outlier in a traditional Irish Catholic family from Massachusetts. Professionally known as “J. Courtney… Read More

Teaching media literacy seen as a positive, but schools slow to add it

November 29, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Media literacy has shown itself to have positive effects. But schools across the United States have been slow to add it to… Read More

Congress urged to pass Conscience Protection Act for health care workers

November 29, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., has urged Congress to pass the Conscience Protection Act. It would amend the Public Health Service Act… Read More

Pope advances sainthood causes, including Dutch priest murdered at Dachau

November 29, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Titus Brandsma, clearing the way for the… Read More

Vigilance needed to rustle ‘sleepy Christians’ from slumber, pope says

November 29, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Vigilance is an important aspect of Christian life because it prevents one’s spirituality from becoming mediocre and lazy, Pope Francis said. Read More

Pope assures migrants they are in his prayers and his heart

November 29, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked visitors in St. Peter’s Square to join him for a moment of silent prayer for migrants, especially those… Read More

UPDATE: Archbishop: Arbery verdict does not bring him back, but advances justice

November 24, 2021

ATLANTA (CNS) — Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer said the verdict convicting three white men for the 2020 murder of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery “does not bring… Read More