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New York religious leaders endorse bill to end solitary confinement

New York religious leaders endorse bill to end solitary confinement

ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) -- The numbers are so staggering that it has been called "torture." Solitary [...]

Cardinal Fix It: Almoners job is to model direct charity

Cardinal Fix It: Almoners job is to model direct charity

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- During his visit to a center offering respite and food to [...]

Alaska thrift shop raises $1 million for a Catholic school

Alaska thrift shop raises $1 million for a Catholic school

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CNS) -- Of all the designer clothes, quirky conversation pieces and valuable antiques [...]

Parish near Colorado school shooting responds with prayer, counseling

Parish near Colorado school shooting responds with prayer, counseling

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CNS) -- When news of a school shooting May 7 at STEM [...]

Cardinal turns on the lights and raises ire of Italian politician

Cardinal turns on the lights and raises ire of Italian politician

ROME (CNS) -- Back in Rome less than 24 hours after visiting refugees in camps [...]

Pope discusses deaconesses, need for nuns to be servants not maids

Pope discusses deaconesses, need for nuns to be servants not maids

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis told the heads of women's religious orders from around [...]

Cardinal visits refugees in Greek camps as political solutions falter

Cardinal visits refugees in Greek camps as political solutions falter

MYTILENE, Greece (CNS) -- The Vatican and the Greek government agree on what should happen [...]

Cardinal DiNardo welcomes new papal norms on preventing clergy abuse

Cardinal DiNardo welcomes new papal norms on preventing clergy abuse

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- New papal norms on preventing clergy sexual abuse are "a blessing that [...]

Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability

Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has revised and clarified norms and procedures for holding [...]

Catholic officials call for prayer, action after Colorado shooting

Catholic officials call for prayer, action after Colorado shooting

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Catholic leaders are calling for prayer and action in response to the [...]

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