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Sister Catherine Ann Reger, SSJ, 93
April 24, 2015

Sister of St. Joseph Catherine Ann Reger died on March 25, 2015. She was 93 years old.

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Sister Margaret Charles LaShomb, SSJ, 88
April 24, 2015

Sister of St. Joseph Margaret Charles LaShomb died March 9, 2015, at the age of 88.

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CELAM president expects pope's Cuba visit to boost church's role there
CELAM president expects pope's Cuba visit to boost church's role there
April 24, 2015

The president of the Latin American bishops' conference called Pope Francis' planned visit to Cuba an opportunity for the church to play a larger role in a country experiencing reforms and re-embracing institutionalized religion.

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Italians arrest suspected terrorists; Vatican says no current threat
Italians arrest suspected terrorists; Vatican says no current threat
April 24, 2015

Italian police arrested at least nine people in what officials described as a terrorist cell that had planned, in 2010, to strike at the Vatican with a suicide bomber.

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Ambiguities about Serra should not discount sainthood, panelists say
Ambiguities about Serra should not discount sainthood, panelists say
April 23, 2015

Although the upcoming canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra has stirred mixed reaction, a group of panelists April 22 said the ambiguities around the friar should not discount the good work he did or the positive dialogue and reconciliation that could result from his sainthood.

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From brainy tomes to advocacy: Academy joins anti-trafficking fight
From brainy tomes to advocacy: Academy joins anti-trafficking fight
April 23, 2015

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- For an international group of researchers and scholars, serving at the pleasure of popes had meant producing lots Read More

Pope: Everyone loses when culture doesn't care about marriage, family
Pope: Everyone loses when culture doesn't care about marriage, family
April 22, 2015

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- God's plan for fruitful, everlasting unions between a man and woman has been lost in a world filled with Read More

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