Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 12, 2018
Political unrest in and around the capital, Kinshasa, is just the latest malady to afflict the Congolese citizens.
Father Michael Carson, assistant director of Native American Affairs at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 05, 2018
"Today, Indians are the poorest of all American ethnic groups," said Father Michael Carson, a Choctaw Indian who is assistant director of Native American affairs for the U.S. bishops' Secretariat for Cultural Diversity in the Church.
Bishop George V. Murry of Youngstown, Ohio, chair of the U.S. bishops' Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, center right, conducts an interview near the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington on Oct. 2, 2017. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 05, 2018
"The American Catholic Church has continued to be virtually silent," said Bishop George V. Murry of Youngstown, Ohio, "which leads us to the question: Why?"
Lois Smith in ‘Lady Bird’ (A24)
Arts & Culture News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceDecember 29, 2017
Lois Smith called writer-director Greta Gerwig "a remarkably talented person."
Arts & Culture News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceDecember 08, 2017
Franciscans and Muslims worked together to make a new documentary about the encounter.
The ruins of the Chaldean Catholic cathedral are seen Aug. 3 in Kirkuk, Iraq. (CNS photo/Ako Rasheed, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceNovember 29, 2017
The United States last year called Islamic State's atrocities in the region constituted genocide.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceNovember 24, 2017
“The Senate proposal is fundamentally flawed as written and requires amendment,” said Bishop Frank J. Dewane in a Nov. 22 letter to senators.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceNovember 17, 2017
The $500 million museum contains six floors, a theatre, gift shops and restaurants.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceNovember 14, 2017
In his remarks Nov. 13, the first day of the USCCB meeting, Cardinal Dolan, the committee chairman, said assisted suicide and abortion remain the focus of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities.
Jesuit Father Gregory Schenden, campus chaplain at Georgetown University and the Rev. Bryant Oskvig, Protestant chaplaincy director on the campus, speak in a joint address on Sept. 15 during the university's "1517-2017: Lutherans and Catholics: Then and Now" conference in Washington. (CNS photo/Rafael Suanes, courtesy Georgetown University)
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 18, 2017
An event at Georgetown University commemorates the 500th year of the Protestant reformation with a discussion on the progress of Catholic-Lutheran ecumenical efforts, revealing both remaining tensions and improved relations.