Back to school 2019

A quick look at some first day photos and videos across social media plus where St. John Bosco is spreading the word about Catholic education.

Pope’s general audience talks cover fundamentals of Catholic faith

Pope Francis resumes his Wednesday general audience this week. Each topic, spread over weeks or months, helps form Catholics into missionary disciples.

In letter, pope encourages priests dejected by abuse crisis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis acknowledged the shame and frustration felt by priests who are discouraged by the actions of fellow clergy members who betrayed the trust of their flock through sexual abuse and abuse of conscience and power.

Pope Francis joins prayers for victims of bloody weekend in U.S.

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 29 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio Aug. 3 and 4.

Pope urges families build a better future through stronger prayer life

Many students head back to the classroom this month, including those who homeschool. Pope Francis reminds the that families are Schools of Human Development.

Profiles in Mission: Valerie Blair

This artist’s rendering shows Foundation for Senior Living’s Glendale Adult Day Health Services Center’s planned new campus. (Courtesy of FSL)

NASA flight director says faith, family have marked his life’s journey

"Whenever there is a fork in the road and a major decision, it's always part of God's plan," he said.

Foundation for Senior Living helps seniors in Northwest Valley to age in place

When the bus pulls up in front of Nancy and Allen Gulino’s home in Northwest Phoenix, it’s time for Allen to head to the Foundation for Senior Living’s Adult Day Health Services Center in Glendale.

California bishops rally Catholics to stop college campus abortion pill mandate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNA) — Three California bishops are calling on local Catholics to pray and fight against a bill that would require state colleges and universities to provide free access to abortion pills for students.

Catholic Charities helps immigrant children with increased fear, stress

More than 20,000 people could immediately be subject to the expanded fast-track removal process.