Priests swap clericals for camouflage to help fight Australian fires

They live in the field with firefighters and share in the daily routine which includes clearing roads, mending fences and anything else to help communities make the first steps to recovery.

Marching ‘an authentic act of patriotism,’ says military archbishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Taking part in the March for Life is “an authentic act of patriotism,” Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, head of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services, told 5,000 worshippers Jan. 24 in his homily for the closing Mass of the National Vigil for Life.

Remembering Holocaust is ‘a duty,’ pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said remembering the millions of men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust is a call for the world today to reflect and commit to not repeating the atrocities of the past.

God’s word brings light to life’s dark corners, pope says at Mass

Jesus enters the human heart the same way He passed through Galilee: to heal and call people to follow Him.

Pope Francis ‘has our backs’ on pro-life cause, says archbishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis “has our backs” in the pro-life cause, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, said to applause in his Jan. 23 homily at the opening Mass of the National Vigil for Life.

Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, sustained by Catholic faith, dies in helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES (CNA) — Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Southern California. Bryant, the father of four, was 41.

Catholic YouTuber Emily Wilson discusses her media ministry, relationship with Jesus

Jesus comes to find us and calls us by name, said Catholic YouTuber Emily Wilson when she addressed Catholics attending the Student Leadership Summit Dec. 30 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Supreme Court divided about religious schools in scholarship program

The hourlong argument focused on potential religious discrimination when the state of Montana excluded religious schools from its tax credit program.

Trump tells March for Life crowd he welcomes their commitment

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump credited attendees at the 47th annual March for Life for their commitment to protect the life of unborn and born children.

Pope sets special day to honor, study, share the Bible

Dioceses and parishes have been invited to respond with creative initiatives, helpful resources and renewed efforts for helping Catholics engage more deeply with the Bible at church and in their lives.