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Pope: Migrants seek a welcome, not handouts

May 25, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Migrants are not looking for handouts in their new countries but are hoping to meet brothers and sisters who can help them integrate and contribute to […]

Pope prays for Texas shooting victims, calls for stricter gun laws

May 25, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Saying his heart was broken at the news of at least 19 children and two adults being shot and killed at a Texas elementary school, Pope […]

Texas bishop says mass shootings ‘most pressing life issue’

May 25, 2022

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Some U.S. bishops spoke out against the easy accessibility to guns in the country following a May 24 rampage that left at least 19 children and two […]

Pulitzer-winning composer performed honored work at Milwaukee cathedral

May 23, 2022

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When somebody is awarded a Pulitzer Prize, it’s usually one of those stop-the-presses moments to honor compelling, groundbreaking journalism. Not quite so for Raven Chacon. He won […]

San Francisco prelate says no Communion for Pelosi over her abortion stand

May 23, 2022

WASHINGTON (CNS) — San Francisco’s archbishop declared May 20 that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is not “to be admitted” to Communion unless and until she publicly repudiates “support for […]

Nursing school graduates say pandemic confirmed their career choice

May 20, 2022

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed much of the college experience for this year’s graduating class, but nursing school graduates may have felt this more acutely. The pandemic forced […]

Vatican’s foreign minister travels to Ukraine

May 18, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, the Vatican foreign minister, was set to visit Ukraine May 18-20, meeting with church and government officials, people displaced by the war […]

Archbishop, 97, says he thinks church is growing secretly in North Korea

May 18, 2022

SEOUL, South Korea (CNS) — One of South Korea’s most senior clergymen says he believes the Catholic Church in communist North Korea is growing, although Catholics live in hiding and […]

Vatican confirms pope will visit Indigenous in Canada in late July

May 17, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will meet members of Canada’s Indigenous communities in late July, visiting the cities of Edmonton, Quebec and Iqaluit in Nunavut, the country’s most northern […]

Cardinal Parolin launches Catholic app for military personnel

May 17, 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, encouraged men and women in the military to download a new app designed to connect them to the Catholic […]

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