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Canadian church pledges support for Muslims after ‘hate’ attack on family

Canadian church pledges support for Muslims after ‘hate’ attack on family

OTTAWA, Ontario (CNS) — Faith communities and politicians condemned an attack on a Muslim family [...]

Christians witness against the horror of torture

Christians witness against the horror of torture

Torture was back in the news in February, as if we needed the gruesome reminder. [...]

Third Catholic church in eastern Myanmar hit by military strikes

Third Catholic church in eastern Myanmar hit by military strikes

YANGON, Myanmar (CNS) — Another church in Kayah state, a Catholic stronghold in eastern Myanmar, [...]

As bishops begin lifting dispensation, Catholics return to in-person Mass

As bishops begin lifting dispensation, Catholics return to in-person Mass

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — As Catholic parishes across the country are loosening pandemic Mass restrictions and [...]

At migration summit, bishops commit to work toward ‘church without borders’

At migration summit, bishops commit to work toward ‘church without borders’

MUNDELEIN, Ill. (CNS) — After hearing the story of a Salvadoran immigrant and her plight [...]

Plenary indulgence granted to post-pandemic pilgrims in Italy

Plenary indulgence granted to post-pandemic pilgrims in Italy

ROME (CNS) — As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease in Italy, the country’s bishops are [...]

Hong Kong Masses remember Tiananmen Square protesters

Hong Kong Masses remember Tiananmen Square protesters

HONG KONG (CNS) — The protesters killed in Tiananmen Square in mainland China on June [...]

Canadian Catholic leaders express sorrow over deaths of Indigenous children

Canadian Catholic leaders express sorrow over deaths of Indigenous children

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CNS) — Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver said he was “filled [...]

With world still in knots, pope turns to Mary with prayers

With world still in knots, pope turns to Mary with prayers

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Reaching the finish line of a monthlong rosary marathon, Pope Francis [...]

Churches, NGOs help Mozambicans displaced by Islamist insurgency

Churches, NGOs help Mozambicans displaced by Islamist insurgency

Sitting on a narrow bench and squashed between her two children in Nampula, Mozambique, Stella [...]

Pope asks all Catholics to step up commitment to saving creation

Pope asks all Catholics to step up commitment to saving creation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To help lead the world’s Catholics along a journey of intensified [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Knights seen as ‘poised’ to lead way to recovery, renewal as pandemic ends

Knights seen as ‘poised’ to lead way to recovery, renewal as pandemic ends

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) — The new CEO of the Knights of Columbus said the [...]

Argentine bishops’ pastoral team rebukes president on country’s origins

Argentine bishops’ pastoral team rebukes president on country’s origins

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — The Argentine bishops’ pastoral team for aboriginal peoples rebuked comments from [...]

In the Heights

In the Heights

NEW YORK (CNS) — Composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning 2008 Broadway hit “In the [...]

Argentina bishops’ pastoral team rebukes president on country’s origins

Argentina bishops’ pastoral team rebukes president on country’s origins

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — The Argentine bishops’ pastoral team for aboriginal peoples rebuked comments from [...]

New solar energy project in Brooklyn Diocese is response to ‘Laudato Si

New solar energy project in Brooklyn Diocese is response to ‘Laudato Si

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (CNS) — Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn cut the ceremonial ribbon June 10 [...]

Hope comes from noticing God at work even in small things, pope says

Hope comes from noticing God at work even in small things, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — For those who learn to look carefully, the world is filled [...]

COMMENTARY: The stories we tell, the lessons we learn

COMMENTARY: The stories we tell, the lessons we learn

When I have reunions with my brothers and sisters, at some point we start telling [...]

COMMENTARY: Fire, drugs and greed

COMMENTARY: Fire, drugs and greed

It may have been a discarded cigarette thrown into a rag bin.No matter how it [...]

Pope, religious leaders call for better EU immigration policies

Pope, religious leaders call for better EU immigration policies

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the remains of a rickety boat, pulled from the floor [...]

Philippine bishops welcome halt to mega-dam construction project

Philippine bishops welcome halt to mega-dam construction project

MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has welcomed a decision [...]

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