Home Authors Posts by Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service

2203 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

VATICAN CITY — Protecting human life is the “preeminent” social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S....

Archbishop Bernard Hebda: Church leaders need to be better listeners, remember...

ROME -- The Catholic Church needs leaders who are willing to listen, learn, be healed and to serve and proclaim boldly what God has...

Alex Trebek and wife, Jean, receive Fordham University Founders’ Award

LOS ANGELES -- "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek and his wife, Jean, received Fordham University's Founders' Award at a Jan. 7 reception in Los Angeles. According...

Pope Francis names first woman, Francesca Di Giovanni, as undersecretary in...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis named Francesca Di Giovanni, a longtime Vatican official, as an undersecretary in the Vatican's foreign ministry office, making her...

Government urged to boost funding, strengthen security at religious sites

PIKESVILLE, Md. — U.S. Sens. Benjamin Cardin and Christopher Van Hollen, both Maryland Democrats, joined Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore and other local...

Catholic schools called ‘essential, integral’ to church’s ministry

WASHINGTON — The mission and foundation of Catholic education are directly related to evangelization, said the head of the National Catholic Educational Association. Catholic schools...

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick leaves Kansas friary, moved to undisclosed location

WASHINGTON -- Theodore McCarrick, the former cardinal who was laicized by the Vatican in 2019 after numerous claims of abuse by him were substantiated,...

Australian Archbishop Mark Coleridge says ‘no end in sight to the...

CANBERRA, Australia -- Saying that "there is no end in sight to the horror which confronts us," Archbishop Mark Coleridge, president of the Australian...

German Bishop Gerhard Feige dampens hopes of shared Communion between Catholics,...

ERFURT, Germany — Bishop Gerhard Feige of Magdeburg voiced skepticism about a recent proposal by German theologians for Catholics and Protestants to reciprocally open...

Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann settles defamation lawsuit against...

WASHINGTON -- CNN reached an undisclosed settlement Jan. 7 with Nick Sandmann, a Kentucky Catholic high school student who sued the cable news outlet...

Diocese