BUCHAREST, Romania (CNS) — In an increasingly globalized world where technological and economic developments have both benefited and excluded many, the Catholic and Orthodox Churches must learn to listen to each other and walk together, Pope Francis said.
Siguiendo el consejo de un grupo de apoyo, Vivian Sarsam dedició llevar a su esposo Muntaz, de 86 años, a un “Centro de Servicios de Salud de Día para Adultos” en Tempe hace dos años.
Declaring four 19th-century women religious saints, Pope Francis said they are models for all Christians of how faith, nourished in prayer, is expressed concretely in acts of charity and the promotion of unity.
Initially a weaver like his father, Anthony became a secular priest in 1835 but hoped to join a religious order. He became a Jesuit novice in Rome, but failing health prompted his return to Spain.
Sammy Bryant has always felt a call to evangelize and has allowed his faith to guide his work. Having grown up without a father, he’s been motivated even more so to live out his vocation as a husband and father and share that with others.
Sixty years after the first Cursillo retreat was held in Phoenix — 10 years before the Diocese of Phoenix was established — thousands of Catholics can trace the roots of a deeper faith in Christ to their shared Cursillo experience.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) - Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Community of Sant'Egidio's founding, Pope Francis urged its members to continue to safeguard the poor, the elderly, the young and the excluded.
Asking for forgiveness, Pope Francis told abuse survivors that "despicable actions" caused by clergy have been hidden for too long and had been "camouflaged with a complicity that cannot be explained."
I bumped into Sr. Felisa Muxtaytum, MSE, while I was touring an exhibit on the life of Blessed Stanley Rother at the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City chancery.
The dining hall at St. Vincent de Paul on at 1075 W. Jackson St. serves 1,500 meals a day to those in need. This setting may be an unlikely place to experience the beauty of a great work of art, but collaboration between the Vatican Observatory, the Catholic Community Foundation and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has brought a replica of Michelangelo’s “Pieta” to the facility.