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Catholic Church Never Likely to Ordain Women, Pope Says

Catholic Church Never Likely to Ordain Women, Pope Says

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM SWEDEN (CNS) -- The Catholic Church insistence that it cannot ordain [...]

Cruelty against the innocent

Cruelty against the innocent

A new appeal for the Iraqi people who have been victims of the "€œbrutal acts [...]

Walls Are Not The Answer to People Fleeing War, Pope Says

Walls Are Not The Answer to People Fleeing War, Pope Says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Closing doors to immigrants and refugees is not the answer -- in [...]

Pope Francis Holds Private Talks With President of Venezuela

Pope Francis Holds Private Talks With President of Venezuela

(NPR) Pope Francis met with the president of Venezuela on Monday for a private conversation [...]

Vatican Issues New Rules On Cremation

Vatican Issues New Rules On Cremation

Rome (CNN)The Vatican announced Tuesday that Catholics may be cremated but may not have their [...]

Hillary Clinton Praises Pope Francis and Jesuits at Al Smith Dinner

Hillary Clinton Praises Pope Francis and Jesuits at Al Smith Dinner

The Alfred. E. Smith Foundation Dinner is an institution in New York. The annual white-tie event [...]

Missionaries Abducted and Murdered. Churches Burned Down

Missionaries Abducted and Murdered. Churches Burned Down

  By Rodrigo Arantes of Aid to the Church in Need Missionaries abducted and murdered; their church [...]

Iraqi Christians Rejoice Over Liberation of Qaraqosh

Iraqi Christians Rejoice Over Liberation of Qaraqosh

Qaraqosh, a formerly major Christian town on Iraq"€™s Nineveh Plain, has been liberated as part [...]

National Parks: Places of Spiritual Refuge

National Parks: Places of Spiritual Refuge

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- From the dramatic vistas of the Grand Canyon in Arizona to the glistening [...]

Travel companions

Travel companions

A Reflection by Pope Benedict XIII My first close personal contact with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was [...]

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