Politics & Society News
Josephine von Dohlen - Catholic News ServiceJuly 18, 2017
The festival cultivates a conversation of hope around the Holy Land, with many groups coming together to engage visitors with the situation of Christians and of peace in the Holy Land.
Arts & Culture Books
Josephine von Dohlen - Catholic News ServiceJuly 14, 2017
Fr. William Rieser, S.J., chair of the religious studies department at Holy Cross, makes the connection of the Harry Potter books to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Executive director Kristen Day of the Democrats for Life of America, center, stands with other members of the pro-life organization July 27 during an event the group held in Philadelphia. (CNS photo/Elizabeth Evans)
Politics & Society News
Josephine von Dohlen - Catholic News ServiceJune 30, 2017
"When a pro-life Democrat decides to run, the Democratic consultants come in and they tell you, 'Well, you can't run as a pro-life Democrat,' and they urge you to change your position on life, like they did with Heath Mello."
People gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 in Washington. (CNS photo/Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA) 
Politics & Society News
Josephine von Dohlen - Catholic News ServiceJune 27, 2017
The high court, in a 7-2 ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, sided with the religious school.
 People display signs showing their support for religious freedom during a 2012 rally in downtown Minneapolis. It has been 20 years since the International Religious Freedom Act was passed by Congress and became law. (CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, The Catholic Spirit)
Faith News
Josephine von Dohlen - Catholic News ServiceJune 22, 2017
"Freedom for Mission" is the theme of the 2017 Fortnight for Freedom, taking place on June 21 to July 4.
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, speaks near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on June 7. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
Josephine von Dohlen - Catholic News ServiceJune 08, 2017
The bill will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants.
Worshippers pray in 2016 at the Church of our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ankawa, Iraq. (CNS photo/Ahmed Jalil, EPA)
Faith News
Josephine von Dohlen - Catholic News ServiceJune 08, 2017
The Knights of Columbus has begun a nationwide television and digital ad campaign to spread awareness of the situation of Christians in the Middle East and raise funds on their behalf.