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With a mothers heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

With a mothers heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Just as she did hundreds of years ago from a small [...]

Itinerant papal preacher: Capuchin will lead U.S. bishops retreat

Itinerant papal preacher: Capuchin will lead U.S. bishops retreat

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- For more than 38 years, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa has preached [...]

Algerian martyrs bear witness to dialogue, peace, pope says

Algerian martyrs bear witness to dialogue, peace, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The lives of 19 religious men and women martyred during the [...]

In times of trouble, hold fast to God, Capuchin tells pope

In times of trouble, hold fast to God, Capuchin tells pope

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- When storm clouds gather and the Catholic Church is tossed by [...]

Feast of Immaculate Conception does not get weekend dispensation

Feast of Immaculate Conception does not get weekend dispensation

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Just last year, Catholics were required to attend separate Masses two days [...]

Christmas spirit in the air as Vatican unveils Nativity scene, tree

Christmas spirit in the air as Vatican unveils Nativity scene, tree

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The annual unveiling of the Vatican's Christmas tree and Nativity scene [...]

San Francisco Archdiocese celebrates newly written Mass of the Americas

San Francisco Archdiocese celebrates newly written Mass of the Americas

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- San Franciscans will celebrate the recently commissioned "Mass of the Americas" [...]

Duterte Says Catholic Bishops are “Useless Fools” and should be “Killed”

Duterte Says Catholic Bishops are “Useless Fools” and should be “Killed”

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said his country's Catholic bishops are "useless fools" and should [...]

Ethicist: Gene-editing human embryos a train wreck of a thing to do

Ethicist: Gene-editing human embryos a train wreck of a thing to do

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The revelation in late November that a Chinese researcher had edited genes [...]

Update: Nation mourns death of 41st president, recalls his life, legacy

Update: Nation mourns death of 41st president, recalls his life, legacy

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- When he was running for re-election in 1992, President George H.W. Bush [...]