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The weary world rejoices: Nativity scenes bring joy to hardened hearts

The weary world rejoices: Nativity scenes bring joy to hardened hearts

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Nativity scene in St. Peter's Square is not getting rave reviews: [...]

Natural disasters prompt church to raise millions for aid, recovery

Natural disasters prompt church to raise millions for aid, recovery

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, California and Mexico City, recovery was slow and deep [...]

Jerusalem: Holy See Calls for a Negotiated Solution Between Israelis and Palestinians

Jerusalem: Holy See Calls for a Negotiated Solution Between Israelis and Palestinians

"€œThe only negotiated solution between Israelis and Palestinians must lead to a stable and lasting [...]

Pope: We Must Remember Tender Love, Perseverance of Families With Suffering Children

Pope: We Must Remember Tender Love, Perseverance of Families With Suffering Children

“We cannot forget the tender love and perseverance of many families in caring for their [...]

Populorum Progressio Foundation to Mark 25 Years

Populorum Progressio Foundation to Mark 25 Years

The Populorum Progressio Foundation for Latin America will observe its 25th anniversary on December 12, [...]

LITURGY Q & A: Intinction for Concelebrants

LITURGY Q & A: Intinction for Concelebrants

Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology [...]

Pope’s Five Year Twitter Anniversary

Pope’s Five Year Twitter Anniversary

Since Pope Benedict launched the @Pontifex account on Twitter, five years ago, now, Dec. 12, [...]

Crowning jewel of national shrine — Trinity Dome Mosaic — dedicated

Crowning jewel of national shrine — Trinity Dome Mosaic — dedicated

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The overflowing congregation at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception [...]

Christian vocation is to serve life, health, pope says in message

Christian vocation is to serve life, health, pope says in message

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Catholic Church's care for the sick, especially through Catholic-run hospitals, is [...]

In Puerto Rico, much work to do and much suffering remains, says cardinal

In Puerto Rico, much work to do and much suffering remains, says cardinal

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CNS) -- What Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich learned in visiting and [...]

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