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Vatican to Buddhists: We Agree ‘Eco-Crisis’ Is an ‘Ego-Crisis’

Vatican to Buddhists: We Agree ‘Eco-Crisis’ Is an ‘Ego-Crisis’

The Vatican has sent a message for the Buddhist Feast of Vesakh, saying both religions [...]

Gospel for Sunday, May 8

Gospel for Sunday, May 8

Jesus said to his disciples: “Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and [...]

Church Communication Must Unite Truth and Mercy, Says Pope

Church Communication Must Unite Truth and Mercy, Says Pope

Pope Francis noted that today is the 50th World Day of Communication, expressing his hope [...]

An ocean of desolation

An ocean of desolation

“How many tears are shed every second in our world; each is different but together [...]

Noble goals are worth the trouble

Noble goals 
 are worth the trouble

Its not a profession but a mission, not a job but a vocation: on Friday [...]

Swiss Guard recruits pledge to protect the pope with their lives

Swiss Guard recruits pledge to protect the pope with their lives

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- With their left hands clutching a standard and their right hands raised with [...]

Theologians brief in HHS mandate case might lead to compromise ruling

Theologians brief in HHS mandate case might lead to compromise ruling

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Supreme Court cases, with their multiple friend-of-the-court briefs, leave extensive paper trails behind [...]

Book Review: Move Over Gatsby, Mr. Blue Is Back (and Better Than Ever!)

Book Review: Move Over Gatsby, Mr. Blue Is Back (and Better Than Ever!)

“Do we have to read the introduction? my literature students sometimes ask. I often reply, [...]

Melbourne Auxiliary Named Bishop of Parramatta

Melbourne Auxiliary Named Bishop of Parramatta

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, O.F.M. Conv., auxiliary of Melbourne, Australia, as [...]

23 New Recruits for Swiss Guard Sworn in Today

23 New Recruits for Swiss Guard Sworn in Today

The swearing-in ceremony for new Swiss Guards is held each May 6 to commemorate the death [...]