Pope: World War III underway [VIDEO]

Pope Francis visited Italy's largest war memorial to mark the centenary of World War I, Sept. 13.

Humanitarian Crisis: Church reaches out to children fleeing violence in Latin America

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 marries 20 couples [VIDEO]

Pope Francis married 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica Sept. 14.

Couples with kids, cohabitating are among those marrying at papal Mass

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.

A world at war [VIDEO]

Church official, college professor talk about conflicts around the globe.

Never forget!

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.

‘Consolers’ walk through valley of grief with those who mourn

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.

U.S. bishops recall ‘heroic history’ of Civil Rights Act of 1964

"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.

Archbishop Sheen’s sainthood cause suspended indefinitely

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 backs St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee as gay ban is lifted

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.