Catholic Courier

Pope: God shows his greatness in humility, closeness
Pope: God shows his greatness in humility, closeness CNS photo by Paul Haring
July 28, 2016

God chose to manifest his power not by amazing feats of greatness but rather through small acts of humility, choosing to enter the world as a child born of a woman, Pope Francis said.

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Pope Francis arrives in Poland for World Youth Day
Pope Francis arrives in Poland for World Youth Day
July 27, 2016

Poland's memory and identity are the two catalysts that will lead the country forward and turn hopeless situations -- such as those facing migrants -- into opportunities for future generations, Pope Francis said. 

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Pope expresses shock over violence in French church
Pope expresses shock over violence in French church
July 26, 2016
The murder of a priest in northern France, taken hostage with a handful of other faithful during a weekday morning Mass July 26, is another act of "absurd violence" added to too many stories of senseless violence and death, said the Vatican spokesman.
 
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Pope asks WYD pilgrims to accompany him with prayers during visit
Pope asks WYD pilgrims to accompany him with prayers during visit
July 25, 2016

With his visit to World Youth Day only a few days away, Pope Francis asked young pilgrims to accompany his visit to Krakow, Poland, with prayers. 

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Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world
Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world
July 22, 2016

In an effort to help contemplative women religious renew their life and mission in the church and the world, Pope Francis issued a series of new rulings dealing with formation, assets, prayer life, authority and autonomy.

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Sisters' 'lemonade ministry' in Cleveland opens dialogue on country's needs
Sisters' 'lemonade ministry' in Cleveland opens dialogue on country's needs
July 19, 2016

 Sister Julie Ann Krahl knew that a cup of lemonade on a hot summer day can go a long way toward making friends.

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Pope calls attack on Nice act of 'blind violence'
Pope calls attack on Nice act of 'blind violence'
July 15, 2016

Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day celebrations in France, calling it an act of "blind violence."

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Fall groundbreaking for new church planned
Fall groundbreaking for new church planned
July 14, 2016

After nine months of planning, groundbreaking for a new St. Pius Tenth is scheduled for October, and the church's doors could open as early as Advent 2017.

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