Mature Christians trust God, serve others even in tough times, pope says

November 4, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Maturing in the Christian life means learning to trust God and hang on to hope even when daily trials tempt one… Read More

Diocese Kicks Off Inaugural #iGiveCatholic Campaign

November 3, 2021

#iGiveCatholic is the Catholic counterpart to Giving Tuesday, which falls on Nov. 30 this year. And for the first time, the Diocese of St. Augustine,… Read More

Draft statement stresses Eucharist’s importance, not a need to deny it

November 3, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — At their June assembly, when the U.S. bishops debated a proposal to draft a statement on the Eucharist, some of the bishops… Read More

Bethlehem is open for business, waiting for tourists

November 3, 2021

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) — When Christy Zeidan, office manager of the Three Arches 2 souvenir shop, put the key in the door lock for… Read More

Supply chain delays ‘dramatically’ affect cemetery headstone industry

November 3, 2021

PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — For families who’ve lost a loved one, choosing a headstone is one of the final things they do as part of… Read More

Accompany, pray for people experiencing depression, burnout, pope says

November 3, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People experiencing depression often need someone to talk to, and they can benefit from psychological counseling and reading what Jesus has… Read More

Look in the mirror before correcting others’ mistakes, pope says

November 3, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To believe in Jesus means to follow him and avoid going “the opposite way,” following one’s own interests and inflating one’s… Read More

Court rejects Catholic hospital’s appeal of transgender patient’s lawsuit

November 2, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Supreme Court Nov. 1 turned down an appeal from a Catholic hospital in California that was sued for refusing to perform… Read More

Kenyan priests help communities cope with impact of climate change

November 2, 2021

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) — When needy parishioners come to Father Patrick Ndonga’s doorstep, they leave with a small bag of beans or cornmeal or even… Read More

Pope urges leaders at COP26 to be courageous in tackling climate change

November 2, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Education, a change in lifestyles and a model of development focused “on fraternity and on the covenant between human beings and… Read More