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Pope: In Eucharist, find strength to share bread, faith
Pope: In Eucharist, find strength to share bread, faith CNS photo by Paul Haring
May 26, 2016

A Corpus Christi procession should honor Christ's gift of himself in the Eucharist, but also should be a pledge to share bread and faith with the people of the cities and towns where the processions take place, Pope Francis said.

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St. John XXIII's aide, oldest member College of Cardinals, dies at 100
St. John XXIII's aide, oldest member College of Cardinals, dies at 100
May 26, 2016

The former secretary to a saint and the oldest member of the College of Cardinals died May 26 at the age of 100.

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Pope calls for prayers for Syria, children gone missing
Pope calls for prayers for Syria, children gone missing
May 25, 2016

Pray for victims of recent terrorist attacks in Syria and pray that those who sow death and destruction will change their ways, Pope Francis said in an appeal.

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Pope: Prayer is no magic wand
Pope: Prayer is no magic wand
May 25, 2016

Prayer is not a magic wand that fulfills your desires, but it is what helps you keep the faith when you don't understand God's will, Pope Francis said.

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Pope: Sainthood sometimes includes biting your tongue
May 24, 2016

Holiness doesn't depend on superhuman powers, but rather demands a heart filled with courage, hope and grace that strives for conversion each and every day, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass.

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Court remands two HHS challenges to lower courts 'in light of Zubik'
May 23, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court in orders issued May 23 remanded two Catholic entities' legal challenges to the federal contraceptive mandate back to the lower courts.

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Pope Benedict denies latest rumors about Fatima 'secret'
Pope Benedict denies latest rumors about Fatima 'secret'
May 23, 2016

Sixteen years after the Vatican released the text of the so-called Third Secret of Fatima, rumors cyclically arise claiming that the Vatican still is keeping part of Mary's message to three children in Fatima, Portugal, secret.

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Pope Francis meets with head of al-Azhar'
Pope Francis meets with head of al-Azhar'
May 23, 2016

After five years of tension and top-level silence, Pope Francis and the grand imam of one of the most important Sunni Muslim universities in the world embraced at the Vatican May 23.

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USCCB abuse audit warns of complacency, cites 'room for improvement'
May 20, 2016

The annual report on the implementation of the U.S. bishops' "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People" warns against complacency in dioceses, and the firm contracted to conduct audits of dioceses and parishes said there was "plenty of room for improvement" in implementing two of the charter's articles.

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