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U.S. House passes bill to restrict funding of abortion

WASHINGTON — After members of the U.S. House scuttled plans Jan. 22 to vote on a measure to prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, they...

March for Life speakers emphasize that ‘every life is a gift’

  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — On a chilly and cloudy morning on the National Mall in Washington, crowds gathered Jan. 22 for the annual March...

Young people find ‘amazing’ atmosphere, high energy at pro-life rally, Mass

WASHINGTON — Just as the sun rose Jan. 22, thousands of Catholic teenagers and young adults from across the country poured into the Verizon...

St. Paul and Minneapolis archdiocese files for bankruptcy protection

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Jan. 16 that it is filing for bankruptcy protection in the U.S....

Many see Rev. King’s vision ‘still in process of coming true’...

For young Jaymee Dixon, the tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Holy Angels Cathedral “means a lot. It feels great to...

Crowds in Manila just get quick glimpses of Pope Francis on...

MANILA, Philippines — Pope Francis shot past the crowd very quickly during his first popemobile drive-by in Manila Jan. 15, but nobody seemed to...

Sri Lankan Buddhist center breaks tradition, shows pope revered relic

MAKOLA, Sri Lanka — When Pope Francis made a surprise visit to a prominent Buddhist temple in Colombo Jan. 14, the head of the...

‘Christian discipleship’ motivated Rev. Martin Luther King

GARY, Ind. — For young Jaymee Dixon, the tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Holy Angels Cathedral “means a lot. It...

Franciscan in Black Catholic ministry named auxiliary bishop for New Orleans

Pope Francis has named Franciscan Father Fernand “Ferd” Cheri III, a New Orleans native who is director of campus ministry at Quincy University in...

Sri Lankans prepare for pope’s visit tomorrow

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Hours before Pope Francis was to arrive in Sri Lanka, people in Colombo were busy with final preparations. While Sri Lankan...

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