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Polish pilgrims mark anniversary of attempt to assassinate St. John Paul

Polish pilgrims mark anniversary of attempt to assassinate St. John Paul

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — An elderly man stood alone in St. Peter’s Square May 13, [...]

In Gaza, tiny Catholic community tries to stay in touch during airstrikes

In Gaza, tiny Catholic community tries to stay in touch during airstrikes

Since early May 11, Israeli bombs have been falling around the Rosary Sisters school in [...]

Vatican Warns U.S. Bishops About Denying Communion To Supporters Of Abortion Rights

Vatican Warns U.S. Bishops About Denying Communion To Supporters Of Abortion Rights

The Vatican's top enforcer of doctrine has sent a warning to U.S. bishops about a [...]

Vatican dicastery forms working group on ‘excommunication of mafias’

Vatican dicastery forms working group on ‘excommunication of mafias’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Marking the beatification of an Italian judge murdered by the Mafia, [...]

Advocate: S. Carolina approval of firing squad, electric chair ‘chilling’

Advocate: S. Carolina approval of firing squad, electric chair ‘chilling’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The passage of a bill by South Carolina lawmakers in early May [...]

UPDATE: As Israeli-Palestinian violence escalates, Christian leaders voice concern

UPDATE: As Israeli-Palestinian violence escalates, Christian leaders voice concern

JERUSALEM (CNS) — Christian leaders in the Holy Land expressed deep concern over growing Israeli-Palestinian [...]

Cardinal Ladaria cautions U.S. bishops on politicians and Communion

Cardinal Ladaria cautions U.S. bishops on politicians and Communion

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has urged the [...]

Christian leaders in Jerusalem express concern over growing violence

Christian leaders in Jerusalem express concern over growing violence

JERUSALEM (CNS) — The patriarchs and heads of Christian churches of Jerusalem expressed deep concern [...]

Women religious speak out against voter suppression

Women religious speak out against voter suppression

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the National Black Sisters Conference [...]

Mother and daughters work together in Catholic hospital

Mother and daughters work together in Catholic hospital

ROSLYN, N.Y. (CNS) — Caring for the sick is a vocation and way of life [...]

Pope prays emergency workers in India find strength to persevere

Pope prays emergency workers in India find strength to persevere

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As India faces a massive surge in new infections and deaths [...]

UPDATE: CNEWA launches appeal to help Indian churches respond to COVID-19 crisis

UPDATE: CNEWA launches appeal to help Indian churches respond to COVID-19 crisis

NEW YORK (CNS) — Catholic Near East Welfare Association has launched an emergency campaign to [...]

Pope: One act of pure love is greatest miracle Christians can perform

Pope: One act of pure love is greatest miracle Christians can perform

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Contemplative prayer transforms and purifies the human heart, Pope Francis said. Being [...]

At rosary, pope prays resources move from military to pandemic prevention

At rosary, pope prays resources move from military to pandemic prevention

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Under the gaze of a seventh-century icon of Mary, Pope Francis [...]

Cardinal Bo asks prayers for peace, justice during May

Cardinal Bo asks prayers for peace, justice during May

YANGON, Myanmar (CNS) — Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon has encouraged Catholics to say the [...]

‘Patients are … dying in front of my eyes,’ says India hospital director

‘Patients are … dying in front of my eyes,’ says India hospital director

THRISSUR, India (CNS) — Catholic hospital directors in India told Catholic News Service they did [...]

Pope Francis declares blind 14th-century lay Dominican a saint

Pope Francis declares blind 14th-century lay Dominican a saint

CNA Staff, Apr 24, 2021 / 06:20 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis declared a blind 14th-century [...]

People must care for creation or face self-destruction, pope says

People must care for creation or face self-destruction, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When it comes to safeguarding creation, there is no time to [...]

Pope calls for monthlong global prayer marathon for end of pandemic

Pope calls for monthlong global prayer marathon for end of pandemic

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has called for a global prayer marathon for the [...]

Pope chooses theme for July 25 World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Pope chooses theme for July 25 World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To express the closeness of God and of the church to [...]

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan may risk civil war, says priest in Kabul

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan may risk civil war, says priest in Kabul

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The biggest risk Afghanistan might face with a withdrawal of U.S. [...]

Saints accompany, intercede for Christians in prayer, pope says

Saints accompany, intercede for Christians in prayer, pope says

Christians are never alone in prayer but instead are accompanied by myriad saints who protect [...]

Rekindling care ministry after a pandemic of loneliness

Rekindling care ministry after a pandemic of loneliness

If anyone needs evidence that a weekly, hourly visit from a friendly volunteer makes a [...]

As COVID-19 spikes, Indian church officials look for ways to help

As COVID-19 spikes, Indian church officials look for ways to help

NEW DELHI (CNS) — Catholic officials in India are working to help citizens get help [...]

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Those Who Wish Me Dead

NEW YORK (CNS) — Two vulnerable characters form a bond amid perilous circumstances in the [...]

Commentary: The interface between global bioethics and Christian ethics

Commentary: The interface between global bioethics and Christian ethics

The ethical issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic on the international scene clearly indicate that [...]

Commentary: Catholic Communication Campaign: Connecting communities in Christ

Commentary: Catholic Communication Campaign: Connecting communities in Christ

Ever since Jesus told his disciples to take his message to all nations, the Catholic [...]

Pope, at audience with public present, talks about the power of prayer

Pope, at audience with public present, talks about the power of prayer

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Holding a general audience with visitors and pilgrims present for the [...]

Cardinal sets week of prayer for all people in China

Cardinal sets week of prayer for all people in China

YANGON, Myanmar (CNS) — Cardinal Charles Bo, president of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, [...]

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