Catholic singer-songwriter aims to bring Christ to ‘10,000 places’
Singer-songwriter Audrey Assad seeks to bring a message of Pope Francis about building bridges to the music business. "Paul is a pontifex, a builder of bridges," the pope said at a Mass May 8.
The devil is a big loser, but he still manages to trick people, pope...
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The devil is “a loser,” but he still tricks people into giving him power, Pope Francis said.
British Catholic legislators ask pope to relax priestly celibacy rule
Twenty-one Catholic members of Parliament have written to Pope Francis to ask him to relax the rule on priestly celibacy for Latin-rite priests.
Knights of Columbus change Fourth Degree uniforms
The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change.
Pope Francis: Without faith in Christ, church is just ‘pitiful NGO’
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Without faith in Christ's sacrifice on the cross, the church is nothing more than a "pitiful NGO," Pope Francis said in his first homily as pope.
Sundays must be a day of rest dedicated to God, family, pope says
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The demands of work can't bully people out of needed time off, Pope Benedict XVI said. Sunday must be a day...
Pope Francis reveals top 10 secrets to happiness
Pope Francis' Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life include slowing down, being generous and fighting for peace.
Prayer and trembling: Cardinals recount experience of conclave
Chanting the Litany of the Saints, asking a host of holy men and women to help them, the cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel in procession, aware of their enormous responsibility to elect a new pope.
West African resilience: How women are key to long-term stability in the Sahel
Women play a key role in coping with ongoing drought and famine in West Africa.
Pope calls for peace, unity in Holy Land
The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics arrived in this ancient city May 25 to find buildings bedecked with papal flags and huge banners proclaiming “Welcome to the Holy Land, Pope Francis!”