Pope entrusts to Mary victims of disasters, conflict, social tension

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a week in which natural disasters, war and racial conflicts dominated the headlines, Pope Francis prayed that Mary would bring peace to a divided world.

Catholics on Guam pray for peace amid threats by North Korea

HAGATNA, Guam (CNS) — The Catholic Church on Guam is urging its members and all people on the island to be prayerful and stay centered in Christ amid threats of missile attacks by North Korea.

Mass to mark 30 years since JPII’s visit

A single kneeler, commemorative statue, church balcony and plaque remain among the publicly tangible reminders of the saint who traipsed the Valley during a daylong visit 30 years ago.

Kentuckian on 1,400-mile nautical pilgrimage to draw attention to Fatima

"I've met so many who have fallen away from the church," Dougherty said. "What's encouraged me on this trip is the curiosity of our Protestant brothers and sisters.

Cling to the Lord, not horoscopes, fortunetellers, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When passing through the storm of life’s difficult moments, Christians must latch on to Christ and not the false sense of security offered by psychics and soothsayers, Pope Francis said.

Nun known as ‘Mother Teresa of Pakistan’ to receive state funeral

The bisops called Sr. Ruth a "national hero of Pakistan" with her services for humanity "nothing less than a pure manifestation of God's divine love."

Bishops ask for peace after white nationalist rally turns deadly

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the aftermath of a chaos- and hate-filled weekend in Virginia, Catholic bishops and groups throughout the...

Chapel ministers to souls who visit, live amid Grand Canyon splendor

By Ana Rodriguez-Soto Catholic News Service El Cristo Rey Chapel 44 Albright Ave., Grand Canyon Summer Mass Schedule Saturday Vigil: 4:30 P.M. Sunday: 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Winter Mass Schedule Sunday: 9...

Example of founder of Knights ‘etched in our hearts,’ says archbishop

ST. LOUIS (CNS) — Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori paid tribute Aug. 3 to deceased members of the Knights of Columbus for their lives and example of charity and also recalled the founder of the fraternal order, Fr. Michael J. McGivney, for his life of devotion and service.

New Smithsonian exhibit explores diversity of religion in early America

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s new exhibition, “Religion in Early America,” celebrates the free exercise of religion and the religious diversity that define American faith life.