Consecrating FOCUS to Mary is ‘all grace,’ says apostolate’s CEO

AVE MARIA, Fla. (CNS) — For Curtis Martin, founder and CEO of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, “It’s all grace.”

Pope, Rabbi Skorka join effort to promote friendship across faiths

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Reaching out to people of other religions can be both challenging and enriching for individuals and is the only hope for true peace in the world, said a variety of religious leaders, including Pope Francis.

Gregory: Bishops ‘can never say we are sorry enough’ for tragedy of abuse [VIDEO]

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Standing before some 200 bishops from across the country, Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory said that “we can never say that we are sorry enough for the share that we have had in this tragedy of broken fidelity and trust” in the clergy sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.

Our Lady of Fatima and the Rosary as a Weapon for Peace [VIDEO]

Join us and thousands of other Catholics and people of goodwill to explore the messages revealed by Our Lady of Fatima.

Explore prison life, then mentor Catholic inmates [VIDEO]

"Inside Peace" is an award-winning 2016 documentary that introduces viewers to three men doing hard time. See it and see how you might be called to support Prison Ministry.

Pentecost is celebration of unity in diversity, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Holy Spirit continues to give Christians different gifts and to call them to share those gifts with each other in a community marked by forgiveness and “unity in diversity,” Pope Francis said on Pentecost.

NDP: Farewell, Fr. Parks [VIDEO]

Fr. John Parks is leaving Notre Dame Preparatory to serve a greater role in diocesan evangelization.

Fatima seers become Church’s youngest non-martyred saints [VIDEO]

FATIMA, Portugal (CNS) — Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children who saw Mary at Fatima, but more importantly, he said, they heeded the call to pray for sinners and trust in the Lord.

Pope: Honor the believing, tender Mary, not a ‘plaster statue’

FATIMA, Portugal (CNS) — Mary’s example of believing and following Jesus is what matters most; she cannot be some image “of our own making” who Christians barter with for mercy, Pope Francis said.

Pilgrimage to Fatima a time of prayer, encounter, pope says

LEIRIA, Portugal (CNS) — Pope Francis said his two-day pilgrimage to Fatima would be a time of prayer and encounter with Jesus and Mary.