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

Test, please ignore

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

Capitol invasion adds to challenges facing incoming Biden administration

January 7, 2021

CLEVELAND (CNS) — When Joe Biden takes the oath of office as president Jan. 20, he’s going to face more than political challenges of getting… Read More

Caritas, Red Cross offer safe shelter for Rome homeless amid pandemic

January 7, 2021

ROME (CNS) — In an effort to provide immediate shelter and aid to people living on the street in Rome while also trying to curb… Read More