Politics & Society
Lucien Chauvin - Catholic News Service
Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis says to cherish the elderly. Kane Tanaka, who recently died at age 119, shows us why we should.
“Please cherish the elderly,” Pope Francis says. “Because they are the presence of history.” Kane Tanaka, who died in April at the age of 119, is an example of what Francis is talking about.
“Haitians have been making their way north, trying to find a safer, more prosperous place” to work and live.
By Kevin Clarke
Turf is one of the worst polluting fossil fuels. The Irish turf-burning industry could learn something from Pope Francis
Destroying bogland is the Irish equivalent of burning the Amazon.
New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said he was surprised and inspired by Ukrainians he met when he made a brief visit to Lviv, Ukraine.
Commenting on his recent trip to Malta in his Wednesday audience, Pope Francis spoke about migration and evangelization, especially in a time of war.
The outpouring of support for Ukraine is a great thing. Can we show the same compassion for victims of other global crises?
Human suffering crosses all ethnic, racial and political borders. Efforts to alleviate it must do the same.
Two nuns have a message for Catholics angry about their ministry to immigrants: ‘We don’t have any intention of stopping.’
“I’m mystified by any group that would call itself Catholic that is attacking the Catholic Church and its ministry,” Sister Donna Markham, the president and C.E.O. of Catholic Charities USA, said.