Archbishop Hebda encourages prayers, peace after fatal police shooting

April 13, 2021

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — After a night of protests and vandalism April 11 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the police shooting of Daunte Wright,… Read More

Cupich: 30 years ago Cardinal Bernardin developed plan to address abuse

April 12, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When Cardinal Joseph L. Bernardin of Chicago developed a comprehensive plan over a two-year period, in 1991 and 1992, to address clerical… Read More

A trade of false promises and economic illusions feed some migrants’ dreams

April 12, 2021

CHALATENANGO, El Salvador (CNS) — Life in the northern mountains of El Salvador is a tranquil as it can get: There’s little traffic but an… Read More

NET Ministries inspires teens through in-person and virtual retreats

April 12, 2021

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — A nationwide teen evangelization program is gaining renewed interest after the coronavirus pandemic shut down the ministry for several months… Read More

Cardinal unveils major Vatican conference on priesthood slated for 2022

April 12, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Increasing vocations to the priesthood, improving the way laypeople and priests work together and ensuring that service, not power, motivates the… Read More

Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries of God’s mercy

April 11, 2021

ROME (CNS) — Like the disciples, who experienced Jesus’ divine mercy after the resurrection, all Christians are called to become missionaries, sharing the Gospel of… Read More

Cardinal Cassidy, Vatican’s former top ecumenist, dies at 96

April 10, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Australian Cardinal Edward I. Cassidy, a longtime Vatican diplomat and former president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, died… Read More

Five top-5 lists drawn from the Vatican’s Statistical Yearbook

April 9, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The countries in the world with the most people baptized Catholics continue to be, in order: Brazil, Mexico, the Philippines, the… Read More


April 9, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — The tedious sci-fi parable “Voyagers” (Lionsgate) seems designed to prove that in space, no one can hear you yawn. While acceptable… Read More

UPDATE: London cardinal leads Catholics in mourning death of Prince Philip

April 9, 2021

MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster led Catholics of England and Wales in mourning the death of Prince Philip, the husband of… Read More