Retirement Fund for Religious appeal slated for most parishes Dec. 11-12

December 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held in most U.S. Catholic parishes Dec. 11-12. Coordinated by the National Religious… Read More

Nightmare Alley

December 7, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — The title “Nightmare Alley” (Searchlight) at least gives moviegoers fair warning of what awaits them in director and co-writer Guillermo del… Read More

Priest calls winners of Christmas contest ‘missionaries through their art’

December 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — This year’s winners of the Missionary Childhood Association’s annual Christmas artwork contest “are missionaries through their art, as their drawings proclaim the… Read More

Catholic sisters make Advent plea to Biden: End ‘immoral’ immigration rule

December 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — They sang Advent hymns in front of the White House Dec. 3, hoping to get the ear of the president so he… Read More

Festival closes bicentennial of Catholic Church in Singapore

December 7, 2021

SINGAPORE (CNS) — Catholics in Singapore are marking the close of yearlong celebrations of the 200th anniversary of church’s presence in the city state with… Read More

Second chances: Vatican Christmas stamps feature work of homeless artist

December 6, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Adam Piekarski, a homeless man from Lódz, Poland, never imagined that the sketches he would draw in his free time while… Read More

Program explores how social media can help young people engage their faith

December 6, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When using social media, Ogechi Akalegbere, a catechist and co-chair of the pastoral council at St. Rose of Lima Church in Gaithersburg,… Read More

Hong Kong’s new bishop promises bridge building, healing

December 6, 2021

HONG KONG (CNS) — The newly installed Catholic bishop of Hong Kong promised action to heal Catholics and the wider society, divided because of the… Read More

UPDATE: Pope tells reporters Paris archbishop was hounded out by gossip

December 6, 2021

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO ROME (CNS) — Pope Francis told reporters he accepted the resignation of Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris because the archbishop’s… Read More

Pope tells reporters Paris archbishop was hounded out by gossip

December 6, 2021

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO ROME (CNS) — Pope Francis told reporters he accepted the resignation of Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris because the archbishop’s… Read More