Washington pastors reflect on Capitol attack that hit close to home

January 11, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Like many across the country, Father William Gurnee and Father Gary Studniewski watched in horror as a rioting mob stormed and ransacked… Read More

Pope amends canon law so women can be installed as lectors, acolytes

January 11, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Recognizing “the gifts of each baptized person” — women and men — Pope Francis ordered a change to canon law and… Read More

UPDATE: Pope says he was ‘astonished’ by violence at Capitol

January 9, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis offered prayers for the people of the United States “shaken by recent siege on Congress” and prayed for the… Read More

Pope says he was ‘astonished’ by violence at Capitol

January 9, 2021

ROME (CNS) — Pope Francis said he was “astonished” by the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol, especially because the people of the United States… Read More

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January 8, 2021

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Tommy Lasorda, baseball lifer and Hall of Fame manager, dies at 93

January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Tommy Lasorda, who won two World Series titles during his 21-year managerial reign with the Los Angeles Dodgers and became an ambassador… Read More

What Democrats’ Georgia wins mean for Senate’s future, Biden agenda

January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The wins by Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock, both Democrats, in the Jan. 5 U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia… Read More

Historians: Capitol Hill breach damaged U.S. politics

January 8, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) — There is no example in American history of a U.S. president inciting violence against American institutions or fellow citizens… Read More

Sweden’s pandemic reality check a ‘time of conversion,’ cardinal says

January 8, 2021

LANDSKRONA, Sweden (CNS) — Sweden’s about-face in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic can give way to much-needed reflection and conversion in the country, said… Read More

To care for the sheep, confront the wolf, says retired Mexican bishop

January 7, 2021

SALTILLO, Mexico (CNS) — In a homily during Advent, retired Bishop Raúl Vera López of Saltillo brought up the burgeoning local wine industry — something… Read More