Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 10, 2018
In keeping with his "Mercy Friday" activities, Pope Francis makes surprise visits to a newspaper and to a therapeutic rehabilitation home in Rome.
Politics & Society News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 07, 2018
The Vatican's Migration and Refugees Section has urged the adoption of nonbinding global compacts concerning the protection and care of migrants and refugees.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 14, 2018
Plans are underway for a solemn opening in February of the sainthood cause of Father Pedro Arrupe, superior general of the Jesuits from 1965 to 1983.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 08, 2018
Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of De La Salle Christian Brother James Miller, who was born in Wisconsin and was shot to death in Guatemala in 1982.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 17, 2018
Just because some young people disagree with Catholic moral teaching, including in the area of sexuality, does not mean the church's teachings are unclear or should change, Cardinal Robert Sarah told the Synod of Bishops.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 15, 2018
Several questions at the synod briefing Oct. 15 regarded the presence of women and their lack of a vote.
Faith News Analysis
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 09, 2018
Pope Francis, Cardinal Marc Ouellet and an official Vatican statement seem to be laying the groundwork for an admission that mistakes were made in handling allegations that Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick engaged in sexual misconduct and even abuse.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 07, 2018
The president of the U.S. bishops' conference welcomed Pope Francis' pledge to fight attempts to cover up cases of sexual abuse and to stop offering special treatment to bishops who have committed or covered up abuse.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 02, 2018
Members of the Synod of Bishops will need to listen to their real-life stories, interpret what they hear in the light of the Gospel and make decisions that will lead to an authentic renewal of the Catholic Church, said Brazilian Cardinal Sergio da Rocha.
Faith News
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 01, 2018
The theme is a call for "reflection on the current state and nature of relationships on the internet, starting from the idea of community as a network between people in their wholeness," the Vatican said.