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Tolkien fan gets to direct a movie on his life

Tolkien fan gets to direct a movie on his life

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Dome Karukoski shared one critical, albeit sad, boyhood link with J.R.R. Tolkien: [...]

Today God has answered their prayers: Pakistan releases Asia Bibi

Today God has answered their prayers: Pakistan releases Asia Bibi

MANCHESTER, England (CNS) -- Pakistani authorities freed Asia Bibi, a Catholic woman acquitted of blasphemy, [...]

Catholic minorities can still change the world, pope says at audience

Catholic minorities can still change the world, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Visiting the small Catholic communities in Bulgaria and North Macedonia offered [...]

Pope says study on women deacons was inconclusive

Pope says study on women deacons was inconclusive

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM NORTH MACEDONIA (CNS) -- The commission Pope Francis appointed to [...]

Georgia governor signs heartbeat bill restricting state abortions

Georgia governor signs heartbeat bill restricting state abortions

ATLANTA (CNS) -- Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation May 7 to ban abortions [...]

Update: Pope Francis called Jean Vanier to thank him before his death

Update: Pope Francis called Jean Vanier to thank him before his death

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM NORTH MACEDONIA (CNS) -- Pope Francis told reporters May 7 [...]

Early evacuation in India spares more than 1 million from deadly cyclone

Early evacuation in India spares more than 1 million from deadly cyclone

NEW DELHI (CNS) -- A powerful cyclone ripped through eastern India and sideswiped Bangladesh, leaving [...]

Update: Roses and the cross: Pope meets refugees in Bulgaria

Update: Roses and the cross: Pope meets refugees in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (CNS) -- Twelve boys and girls wearing white T-shirts and dark pants sang [...]

Pope names relator general, special secretaries for Amazon synod

Pope names relator general, special secretaries for Amazon synod

Vatican CITY(CNS) -- Pope Francis has chosen Brazil's Cardinal Claudio Hummes to serve as relator [...]

After offering instruction, pope gives first Communion to 245 children

After offering instruction, pope gives first Communion to 245 children

RAKOVSKI, Bulgaria (CNS) -- In the Catholic heart of Bulgaria, Pope Francis celebrated a special [...]

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