Laughter Tim Conway ‘gave world will never be replaced,’ says daughter

Conway had a lot of ups and downs, but he once told Catholic News Service in an interview that he was able to weather it all because of his Catholic faith.

Diocese to welcome two new priests June 1

The faithful will see two ordination Masses within one week and two men ordained at each. Both are at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral.

Jesus is always ready to help free people from evil, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians recognize life’s great paradox that so much evil and temptation exist in the world, but that God is always present, too, ready to help and give people the strength to persevere, Pope Francis said.
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Pope advances sainthood causes, including Brazil’s ‘Mother Teresa’

He recognized the miracle needed for the canonization of the Brazilian nun and advanced the sainthood causes of four men and three other women.

Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Parishes and dioceses are now allowed to organize official pilgrimages to Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, but it must be clear that the Catholic Church has not recognized as authentic the alleged Marian apparitions there.

Annual communication campaign helps homebound experience love of Christ

Gloria and Ralph Magaña, parishioners at St. Andrew the Apostle in Chandler, are homebound due to infirmity but still feel connected to their church and the Diocese of Phoenix thanks to the weekly broadcast of the Mass from Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral.

Philadelphia holds ‘Pro-Life Rally Against Bullying’

One woman who was key to inspiring the rally pointed out that its location was just blocks from the former home of James Madison, a primary author of the U.S. Constitution, which enshrines "a self-evident, inalienable right to life,"

Women religious find a place of honor on Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the elderly men and women at the Jeanne Jugan Residence for senior care pray the Rosary with Sr. Constance Veit, they see her as more than one of the caregivers at the facility.

Thousands venerate incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney during Valley stops on Knights’ national...

Four Diocese of Phoenix stops in two days left the hearts of priests, religious and laity changed.

Cardinal DiNardo welcomes new papal norms on preventing clergy abuse

New papal norms on preventing clergy sexual abuse are "a blessing that will empower the church everywhere to bring predators to justice, no matter what rank they hold in the church," said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.