They came by the busload from across Arizona to send a message to lawmakers and the world: Abortion is a grave injustice, and they stand ready to love and assist women in crisis pregnancies.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap., of Philadelphia and has appointed Bishop Nelson J. Perez of Cleveland as his successor.
She still peppers her Hebrew speech daily with Polish Catholic expressions, and the only prayer — Jewish or Catholic — she remembers by heart is the good-night prayer learned as a child.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Showing hospitality makes a person a better human being and a better Christian and is an important part of promoting Christian unity, Pope Francis said.
When their parish closes, some Catholics quit going to Mass and commit to "finding their own way."
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The March for Life, the annual march in Washington to protest legalized abortion in the United States, is tying itself in 2020 to the women’s suffrage movement for the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Sometimes the political choices people face can seem like a choice between supporting a “snake” or supporting a “dragon,” but Pope Francis told a group of U.S. bishops their job is to step back from partisan politics and help their faithful discern based on values, said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.
In a homily that encompassed the call to holiness, life in the Spirit and the obligation to see in each person the face of Christ, visiting Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland, Maine, struck a chord with those attending the 50th annual Red Mass Jan. 14.
Those who are sick in body, mind or spirit and their caregivers — family or professional — are especially invited.
The novena offers a way to spiritually unite the faithful in prayer, even if they can't attend a local, regional or national "life" event.