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Serving country, aiding soldiers second nature for Medal of Honor winner

ARLINGTON, Va.  — When describing life-altering decisions and brave moments of selflessness, former Army Staff Sgt. and Medal of Honor recipient Ronald Shurer speaks...

After 27 years in military as chaplain, Father John Mink retires

  Father John J. Mink, pastor of St. Ann’s Parish in Wilmington, recently retired after 27 years of military service in the Delaware National Guard....

Catholic Navy SEAL, presented Medal of Honor for action in Afghanistan,...

WASHINGTON — A Catholic Navy SEAL with a strong devotion to St. Michael the Archangel was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack...

Pope calls for prayers, aid after quake in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — As the death toll from an earthquake in Pakistan and Afghanistan continued to rise, Pope Francis called for prayers...

Greece’s Caritas aids refugees with food, clothing, human warmth

Catholic News Service IDOMENI, Greece — Weary faces, fussy babies, little boys teasing little girls to the point of tears and repeated uses of the...

Jesuit priest kidnapped in Afghanistan

Catholic News Service ROME — A Jesuit priest from India was kidnapped June 2 as he was leaving a school serving children who were recently...

Deacon, an Afghanistan veteran, grateful for country, religious freedom

HARLINGEN, Texas -- When Deacon Catarino Villanueva arrived on Forward Operating Base Ghazni, Afghanistan, in 2005 for a yearlong deployment with the National Guard,...

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