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23 May 2018

Poor People's Campaign rallies against systemic racism, voter suppression

During the second week of the revived Poor People's Campaign, more than 100 people participated in a Washington rally, demanding early voting, same-day registration and other safeguards to ..

23 May 2018

Does God make people gay? A theologian responds

Washington D.C., May 22, 2018 / 04:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Sexual attraction does not define identity, a priest has said, after comments attributed to Pope Francis have prompted questions about ..

23 May 2018

UN pays tribute to the Organization’s founding mothers

Women have played a pivotal role in the United Nations since its inception in 1945, including in the first international agreement proclaiming gender equality as a fundamental human right: the UN ..

23 May 2018

Baltimore priest suspended over allegations of child sex abuse from 1970s

The Baltimore Archdiocese said May 22 it has removed a 77-year-old priest from ministry after learning of allegations of child sexual abuse against him dating to the 1970s.

23 May 2018

Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sexual abuse

Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide, Australia, was found guilty of failing to report child sexual abuse and is scheduled to be sentenced June 19. The prosecution is asking for a jail sentence.

23 May 2018

May 23, 2018 – The Zeal of Charity

The post May 23, 2018 – The Zeal of Charity appeared first on Regnum Christi. Wednesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Father Edward Hopkins, LC Mark 9:38-40 John said to Jesus, ..

22 May 2018

As Syria looks to rebuild, US and allies hope money can win where guns lost

In the post-war power games and political point-scoring, Syrian civilians are set to lose again

22 May 2018

Archbishop Gomez: It's time for a vote on DACA legislation

Los Angeles, Calif., May 22, 2018 / 03:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles is asking Catholics in the archdiocese to contact their representatives urging a vote on ..

22 May 2018

Bishop says he will pour out 'heart and life' for his new diocese in Nevada

Bishop George Thomas told the congregation at his installation Mass May 15 that as the new bishop of Las Vegas, he will pour his "heart and life among you each and every day."

22 May 2018

Who are the 14 men Pope Francis will make cardinals this year?

"I came to this world very humble and poor, and I want to die poor as well," said Bolivian cardinal-designate Toribio Ticona Porco.

22 May 2018

Poverty compounding health challenges for Palestine refugees – UN agency

Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer and smoking-related ailments, account for the majority of the chronic health problems confronting Palestine refugees across the Middle ..

22 May 2018

Take Mary into your home, LA archbishop says on new Marian feast

Los Angeles, Calif., May 22, 2018 / 02:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archbishop of Los Angeles encouraged Catholics to love the Blessed Virgin Mary as their mother during a Mass commemorating a ..

22 May 2018

Bishop Milone dies at 85; recalled as good-humored, humble shepherd

A simple, good-humored and humble shepherd, Bishop Anthony Milone, who was an auxiliary bishop in the Omaha Archdiocese from 1982 to 1987 and head of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, ..

22 May 2018

Pope Francis to host meeting with Chilean priests abused by Father Karadima

The encounters will take place from June 1-3 at Santa Marta, the Vatican guesthouse where Francis lives.

22 May 2018

New project safeguards Rohingya refugees; boosts local farming – UN migration agency

A major canal dredging project underway in Southern Bangladesh to protect Rohingya refugees from monsoon floods, will have the added benefit of boosting local agriculture, the United Nations ..

22 May 2018

Pope to meet in June with Chilean clerical abuse victims

Vatican City, May 22, 2018 / 02:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis will meet for three days next month with victims of a Chilean priest who committed sexual abuse as well as abuse of power and ..

22 May 2018

Pope addresses 'worries' facing Catholic Church in Italy

To be true shepherds, bishops must embrace the virtue of evangelical poverty and shun the perks of living like kings who rule rather than serve, Pope Francis told the bishops of Italy.

22 May 2018

UN calls on Algeria to stop expelling thousands of sub-Saharan African migrants

The United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) has called on the Algerian Government to stop collectively expelling thousands of migrants, particularly from sub-Saharan Africa, saying it violates ..

22 May 2018

Arturo Sosa, S.J. visits Jesuits in Canada for the first time

Follow Father Arturo Sosa's first visit to the Jesuits in Canada!

22 May 2018

Il Sentiero del Discepolo – Da Nazaret a Gerusalemme sulle tracce di Gesù

Un percorso a piedi in 11 tappe attraverso la Galilea, la Samaria e la Giudea

22 May 2018

Press release: 32nd General Assembly of the Canadian Religious Conference

From May 24 to 27, 2018 in Montreal, 300 leaders of Canadian Catholic religious congregations will gather for the 32nd General Assembly of the Canadian Religious Conference (CRC). This gathering, ..

22 May 2018

Detention of women's rights activists undermines the dream of a new society

The group of five women and two men was taken into custody on 18 May campaigning for women's right to drive. Deemed a threat to national security, they could get 20 years in prison. For Saudi ..

22 May 2018

What can Catholic preachers learn from Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding sermon?

Fabricated and impersonal, too many Catholic preachers hide themselves, forgetting that personality matters in preaching,

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