Pope Francis visited Italy's largest war memorial to mark the centenary of World War I, Sept. 13.
Some 60,000 children have crossed the U.S. border without their parents. How can their parents bear to send them away? What's the Catholic response?
Pope Francis married 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica Sept. 14.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Among the men and women Pope Francis was set to unite in marriage were Catholics who have been living together as well as couples who already have children. The pope, who is the bishop of Rome, will preside over his first wedding ceremony as pontiff during a nuptial Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Sept. 14.
Church official, college professor talk about conflicts around the globe.
There are days that will be remembered, detail for detail, in our minds. And for many of us, Sept. 11, 2001, is undoubtedly one of those days. We, as a nation and as a world, saw the worst in humanity. We witnessed bloodthirsty men, corrupted by hatred, fueled with one desire -- death, chaos and destruction.
Joe Manfreda was in his mid-20s when his father died suddenly from a heart attack. For 30 years, Manfreda buried the grief deep inside himself, unable to even read his father’s death notice.
"There are reminders across our nation today that the embers of racial discrimination still smolder," the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said in a statement marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The suspension was announced "with immense sadness," the Diocese of Peoria, Ill. said. "After further discussion with Rome, it was decided that the Sheen Cause would now have to be relegated to the congregation's historic archive," the Peoria diocesan statement said.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York said he continues to support the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee after it lifted a ban prohibiting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender groups from marching openly in the annual event.