Being Christian means acting, loving like Christ, pope says at audience

A Christian isn't a person who simply follows some commandments, but is a person who tries to think like Christ, "act like him, love like him," Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience.

Pope names presidents for synod on family

Pope Francis named a French, a Philippine and a Brazilian cardinal to serve as the three presidents of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family in October.

Video: Pope Francis venerates Our Lady of Aparecida

A look at Pope Francis' visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida.

New CEO of Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries sees work as vocation

Growing up in Chicago, Joseph Lange was Catholic from the beginning, attending 12 years of Catholic school and ultimately graduating from St. Francis College.

Couples need to set aside time to talk each day, papal message says VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Going to Mass together and setting aside time each day to talk to each other are two simple practices that...

Late Franciscan friar recalled as a ‘light shining in the darkness’

YONKERS, N.Y. (CNS) — At his funeral Mass Dec. 20, Fr. Andrew Apostoli, a co-founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, was remembered for living a life that reflected the gifts of the Holy Spirit — love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness and faithfulness.

Young artists honored for Marian depictions

Organizers of the annual Arizona Rosary Celebration Poster Contest awarded some two dozen artists as first place winners. Their posters depicted how Mary, the Immaculate Conception, affects their life.

Regarding SSPX, Vatican officials discuss levels of Church teaching

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The documents of the Second Vatican Council possess different levels of authority and thus command different levels of acceptance by...

Hearing God’s call: director of consecrated life helps people discern

Sr. Anthony Mary Diago, RSM, the new director of the Office of Consecrated Life for the Diocese of Phoenix, is on a mission to...

Student food drive ends with 45-minute walk

St. Mary's High School students have taken the idea of a canned food drive to the extreme.