Questions about Synodal Path dominate German bishops’ ‘ad limina’

November 19, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The German bishops’ meeting with officials of the Roman Curia was not a “showdown,” but it did make clear the Vatican’s… Read More

Nigerian Catholic community mobilizes to help with victims of flooding

November 18, 2022

ANAMBRA, Nigeria (CNS) — Emeka Okoye, a 54-year-old farmer, and his family got trapped when a heavy flood bubbled into their apartment in southeastern Nigeria. Read More

Parents of late baseball player say their son had unwavering trust in God

November 18, 2022

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (CNS) — Corey Phelan, a minor league player with the Philadelphia Phillies, was living his dream, playing the game he loved, when his… Read More

Religious sisters among those pushing for loss and damage fund at COP27

November 18, 2022

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (CNS) — As the U.N. climate conference drew to a close, the European Union proposed a potential solution to the ongoing issue… Read More

Maryland AG files motion to release sex abuse report covering 80-year span

November 18, 2022

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh filed a motion Nov. 17 to allow release of the office’s report of its investigation of… Read More

Vatican will do whatever possible to broker cease-fire, pope says

November 18, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican is willing to do whatever it takes to broker a cease-fire and bring an end to the war on… Read More

Bishops give their OK to advance sainthood causes of three U.S. Catholics

November 17, 2022

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops gave their consent for the advancement of the sainthood causes of three U.S. Catholics at the local diocesan level. Read More

Displaced children can benefit from faith communities’ help, speakers say

November 17, 2022

ROME (CNS) — Children on the move, particularly as migrants or refugees, are enormously vulnerable, said one of the church’s leading experts on safeguarding. “Though… Read More

U.S. Ukrainian Catholic prelate says Russian war against nation is genocide

November 16, 2022

BALTIMORE (CNS) — A Ukrainian Catholic archbishop asked his fellow U.S. bishops Nov. 16 to pray for Ukraine, and, if possible, to go to Ukraine… Read More

Retired French archbishop admits ‘inappropriate gestures’ toward woman

November 16, 2022

PARIS (CNS) — The retired archbishop of Strasbourg, France, admitted making “inappropriate gestures” to an adult woman when he was a Franciscan priest in the… Read More