Three Phoenix seminarians graduate from Josephinum

Three Phoenix seminarians studying for the priesthood earned bachelor degrees May 12 from the Pontifical College Josephinum. It marked completion of the first phase...

US, UK faith-based agencies aim to halt trafficking at London Olympics

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- More than three dozen U.S. and British faith-based investment firms have banded together to get the Summer Olympics' major sponsors and...

NATO summit, protests provide some lessons for Catholic school students

CHICAGO (CNS) -- With world leaders descending on Chicago for the May 20-21 NATO summit, some Catholic school teachers were incorporating lessons about the...

NCCW president says women ‘reawakening’ to how much Church needs them

MELBOURNE, Fla. (CNS) -- The president of the National Council of Catholic Women said she sees "a reawakening of women now that they're seeing...

Fifth-graders fill Gift Ark for struggling families worldwide

GLENDALE — It’s one thing to know the story of Noah’s Ark and the pairs of animals inside. It’s entirely another to buy such...

TRAVEL ESSAY: Mexico: Beauty through faith amid violence

The origins of the Mesoamerican feathered snake god aren’t certain, but the Aztecs believed he came down from heaven twice a year to bring...

Catholic Community Foundation honors Harper, Garagiola

The Catholic Community Foundation honored Sharon Harper, president and CEO of Plaza Companies, as well as former major league baseball player Joe Garagiola April...

Violence in Latin America seen as a threat to US security

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a country that has seen more than 50,000 deaths in six years, it took the finding of 49 headless bodies,...

Catholics must accept Vatican II, including on Judaism, cardinal says

  ROME (CNS) -- The Catholic Church's relationship to Judaism as taught by the Second Vatican Council and the interpretations and developments of that teaching...

Georgetown criticized for having Sebelius speak at commencement event

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius delivered her remarks as scheduled May 18 at Georgetown University at an awards ceremony...