Francesco

April 7, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Award-winning documentarian Evgeny Afineevsky (“Cries From Syria”) issues a call for action with his film “Francesco” (Discovery+). The unspoken summons comes… Read More

Catholic coalition stresses importance of COVID-19 vaccine for all

April 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — On World Health Day, April 7, a new group of 31 U.S. Catholic organizations encouraged people to get the COVID-19 vaccine as… Read More

Saints accompany, intercede for Christians in prayer, pope says

April 7, 2021

Christians are never alone in prayer but instead are accompanied by myriad saints who protect them and seek God’s intercession, Pope Francis said. Whenever men… Read More

Swiss-born Father Hans Küng, theologian, dies at 93

April 6, 2021

BERLIN (CNS) — Father Hans Küng, the prominent and sometimes controversial Swiss Catholic theologian, died peacefully in his sleep in the university town of Tübingen,… Read More

To foster inclusiveness, Nigerian nuns mainstream pupils with disabilities

April 6, 2021

UYO, Nigeria (CNS) — On a sunny afternoon, the Rev. Gideon Oyabugbe, a minister at a local Baptist church, walked into St. Vincent’s Centre for… Read More

Cardinal Sako suggests ways to promote interreligious harmony in Iraq

April 6, 2021

ROME (CNS) — One month after Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq, Cardinal Louis Sako, the Baghdad-based Chaldean Catholic patriarch, called for the development of school… Read More

Three South American elections could help define church-state relations

April 6, 2021

LIMA, Peru (CNS) — A trio of elections along South America’s Pacific Coast on April 11 could define how countries are governed, including church-state relationships,… Read More

Tampa Bay Rays player credits success to his parents, Catholic education

April 5, 2021

PORTAGE, Ind. (CNS) — Mike Brosseau wishes to be known for his workmanlike dedication to his craft and even-keeled personality. A member of Major League… Read More

Pope asks Filipinos to celebrate the gift of faith and pass it on

April 5, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As bishops across the Philippines opened “holy doors” at their cathedrals, Pope Francis sent a video message encouraging Filipino Catholics to… Read More

Are increased vaccinations a genuine sign of hope this Easter?

April 5, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — It’s been said before, in different ways, in different contexts: “the beginning of the end,” “light at the end of the tunnel,”… Read More