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Catholic Extension launches program for Uvalde children in wake of shooting

August 6, 2022

CHICAGO (CNS) — Chicago-based Catholic Extension launched the first of many initiatives it has planned over the next 18 months to support Uvalde, Texas, following the devastation of the Robb […]

HHS proposal replaces medical ethics with transgender ideology, critics say

August 5, 2022

Proposed federal regulatory changes to the Affordable Care Act will mean “woke” political correctness will trump medical and ethical considerations, likely exacerbating a nursing and physician shortage in the U.S. […]

Rhode Island priest vlogs his way through cardiac surgery

August 5, 2022

BRISTOL, R.I. (CNS) — “How can you mend a broken heart?” In 1971, this question provided the Bee Gees with their first No. 1 single in the United States. Now, […]

Church unity threatened by ideology, pope tells Jesuits in Canada

August 4, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The unity of the Catholic Church’s bishops is fundamental in correcting past wrongs and in confronting challenges today, Pope Francis said. Meeting with a group of […]

At audience, pope reflects on ‘penitential pilgrimage’ to Canada

August 3, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The remembrance, reconciliation and healing from the Catholic Church’s past sins committed against Indigenous populations is a reminder that Christians can find hope amid their sins […]

Denver woman pays for self, husband, two grandkids to be in ‘Chosen’

August 3, 2022

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Most people have a favorite television show. For Claudia McAdam, it’s the independently funded series “The Chosen,” which depicts the Gospel accounts of the life of Jesus. […]

New Rochester, Minn., bishop’s heart is ‘overwhelmed with joy, gratitude’

August 3, 2022

After nearly seven years serving as an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, a new chapter in Bishop Robert E. Barron’s ministry as one of the Catholic Church’s […]

Catholic schools’ policies on gender affirm ‘dignity of the person’

August 2, 2022

GREEN BAY — On July 1, the Office of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Green Bay released its updated Education Policy Manual. This manual is revised annually following review […]

Vatican: Pope to visit Kazakhstan in September

August 2, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Kazakhstan in September and attend an interreligious meeting in the capital city, Nur-Sultan. “Accepting the invitation of the […]

For first time since pandemic, pilgrims hike Ireland’s holiest mountain

August 2, 2022

MURRISK, Ireland (CNS) — Thousands of pilgrims hiked up Ireland’s holiest mountain for the annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage, held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The pilgrimage […]

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