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.

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.

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.

Hospitality is an important ecumenical virtue, pope says

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.

March for Life theme borrows page from suffragist centennial

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.

Pope urges South Central U.S. bishops to teach discernment, including on political issues

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.

Tiny house project fosters culture of service, helps someone in need

Students asked about moving a computer lesson on wiring a micro-house to a real one. They built the entire structure instead.

Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats VATICAN CITY — Hope is the virtue needed to approach the coming year, especially when the...

Trebek cites ‘power of prayer’ in accepting Fordham Founders’ Award

It's something he learned from the Jesuits and the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in his younger years and has especially returned to this last year.

Faith is about worshipping God, not oneself, pope says on Epiphany

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Worshipping the Lord as the Three Kings did involves making a journey “from the greatest form of bondage: slavery to oneself,” Pope Francis said on the feast of the Epiphany.