• HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (CNS) — A total solar eclipse is a rare event, something to appreciate and enjoy in the mind of Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory....

    <p>Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, urged an audience at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Hopkinsville, Ky., Aug. 20 that celestial events such a total solar eclipse are a wonder of God&rsquo;s creation meant to be enjoyed. Brother Consolmagno was in Hopkinsville to view the Aug. 21 eclipse.  </p>

    Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, urged an audience at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Hopkinsville, Ky., Aug. 20 that celestial events such a total solar eclipse are a wonder of God’s creation meant to be enjoyed. Brother Consolmagno was in Hopkinsville to view the Aug. 21 eclipse.

  • OXFORD, England (CNS) — Spanish church leaders urged prayers and national unity after two terrorist attacks left at least 19 people dead.

    People pay tribute in Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 18, to victims on the site of a deadly van attack the previous day.
  • VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis offered prayers for the victims of a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, that left at least 12 people dead and injured dozens of others.

    <p>Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians in the Las Ramblas district of Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 17. Terrorists killed at least 12 and injured more than 50 others.  </p>

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