From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
Catholics, aid workers, religious, survivors and Pope Francis commemorate the 20th anniversary of the start of the Rwandan genocide. Some of the images in this video are graphic.
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
Pope Francis celebrated Palm Sunday in St. Peter's Square April 13.
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
A spokeswoman for the U.S. bishops' pro-life office sees a positive trend in a new Pew survey that shows a shrinking majority in the support of the death penalty.
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
Pope Francis met victims of human trafficking and senior police chiefs from 20 countries and praised their efforts to fight against a "crime against humanity."
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
International agencies collaborate on Philippine typhoon relief efforts for a more efficient recovery.
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
The biographer of Blessed John Paul II talks about how the Second Vatican Council shaped the future pope's program for the church.
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
Pope Francis appealed to members of the Mafia during a prayer vigil with family members of innocent victims of Italian gangsters.
Faith
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
During a penitential service in St. Peter's Basilica March 28, Pope Francis went to confession.
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
The U.S. bishops' Committee on Migration traveled to Arizona March 31 and April 1, toured the U.S.-Mexico border and celebrated Mass on behalf of the nearly 6,000 migrants who have died in the U.S. desert since 1998.
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 17, 2017
The lone clerical abuse victim on a new papal commission calls the move important for the church.