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In South Sudan, Survival Is Daily Struggle For Ordinary Citizens

In South Sudan, Survival Is Daily Struggle For Ordinary Citizens

South Sudan, located in the heart of Africa, is the youngest nation in the world; [...]

Pope Francis Prays for Victims of Deadly Avalanche in Italy

Pope Francis Prays for Victims of Deadly Avalanche in Italy

Pope Francis is praying for victims of a deadly avalanche in central Italy, which struck [...]

Trump Inauguration, Catholic Communities Pray For Immigrants

Trump Inauguration, Catholic Communities Pray For Immigrants

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Acknowledging the fear some immigrants have expressed as Donald Trump becomes president, [...]

Congress Urged To Keep Health Care Gains, Protect Life, Conscience Rights

Congress Urged To Keep Health Care Gains, Protect Life, Conscience Rights

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee said Jan. 18 that [...]

The ecology of burial: Choices reflect beliefs about life after death

The ecology of burial: Choices reflect beliefs about life after death

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In a craftsman's workshop on the edge of Rome's Campo Verano [...]

Bishops Visiting Holy Land: Christians Must Oppose Israeli Settlements

Bishops Visiting Holy Land: Christians Must Oppose Israeli Settlements

JERUSALEM (CNS) -- Christians have a responsibility to oppose the construction of Israeli settlements in [...]

A Mother”€™s Tears

A Mother”€™s Tears

Rachel"€™s tears reflect "€œthe suffering of all the mothers of the world, of all time, [...]

‘A Parish Where There Is No Gossip, Is a Perfect Parish!’ Says Pope

‘A Parish Where There Is No Gossip, Is a Perfect Parish!’ Says Pope

Jesus Christ"€™s first disciples were "€œsinners,"€ like all of us, but they had a great [...]

Pope Sends Condolences for Loss of Cardinal Agustoni

Pope Sends Condolences for Loss of Cardinal Agustoni

Pope Francis says he shares in the mourning for the loss of a “sincere and [...]

Pope’s Telegram of Condolences for Victims of Plane Crash in Kyrgyzstan

Pope’s Telegram of Condolences for Victims of Plane Crash in Kyrgyzstan

Here is the Vatican-provided text of the telegram sent today on Pope Francis’ behalf, offering [...]

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