by Catholic News Service PARIS (CNS) — Catholic churches in France have been placed under police protection and urged to take extra security measures against possible Islamist attacks before the Aug. 15 feast of the Assumption.…
The Conference of Major Superiors of Men overwhelmingly passed a resolution Aug. 7 committing to "a deeper engagement" to protect the earth and "cherish all creation."
Pope Francis, during his Sept. 26 speech at Independence Hall will use the lectern that was most famously used by President Abraham Lincoln when he gave his Gettysburg Address.
"The task of the U.S. bishops is to convince the majority of Americans . . . that they need to support the vision of a world without nuclear weapons. ," said Bishop Oscar Cantu of…
"Today we are compelled to speak up for our brothers and sisters in the Middle East," said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson at the 133rd Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus in Philadelphia Aug. 4-6.
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has reached a $21 million settlement with abuse survivors, according to an Aug. 4 announcement.
"I don't think he's coming to the United States to antagonize, to criticize, to call out people," said ambassador Ken Hackett Aug. 4. "I think he's coming to shore up."
Catholics who have divorced and are civilly remarried "are not, in fact, excommunicated . . . and they absolutely must not be treated as if they were," Pope Francis said.
Meeting the needs of the African-American population in Montgomery and its environs has been one of the chief aims of St. Jude since its founding in the 1930s, when Jim Crow laws were the order…
Although visiting the prisoner was mentioned in one of Jesus' parables, only a very hardy few — ordained and laity alike — do so.