Europe

In November 2016, the International Medical Committee of Lourdes confirmed the nun's "unexplained healing, in the current state of scientific knowledge."
Raymond A. Schroth, S.J. February 09, 2018
A pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago has historically been many things, including, in the Middle Ages, a penance for one’s sins. Last year, 277,915 athletes, bikers, families and friends made the Way of St. James a challenge, vacation or spiritual experience.
A pro-life activist holds a rosary stands outside an abortion clinic in 2012 in London. A prominent Catholic lawyer has expressed concern that local governments are considering exclusion zones around abortion clinics, with no proof anyone is harassing pregnant women. (CNS photo/Andrew Winning, Reuters)
Local councils in London, Birmingham, Portsmouth and Manchester are considering establishing buffer zones around abortion clinics.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich-Freising, president of the German bishops' conference, celebrates Mass in 2017 during the opening of the annual meeting of Germany's bishops at the cathedral in Cologne. (CNS photo/Sascha Steinbach, EPA)
Michael J. O’Loughlin February 07, 2018
On Wednesday, the German bishops’ conference sought to correct reports that the cardinal endorsed the blessing of same-sex unions.
The law has fueled a diplomatic crisis with Israel, which fears it would enable Poland to whitewash the role of the Poles who killed or denounced Jews during the Holocaust.
Colleen Dulle February 01, 2018
Madeleine Delbrêl is a saint for the rest of us.