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After Chauvin verdict, Minnesota bishops urge faithful to follow example of...

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- As the Twin Cities and the nation continue to absorb events that led to the April 20 guilty verdict of...

COVID ‘Patients are … dying in front of my eyes,’ says...

THRISSUR, India -- Catholic hospital directors in India told Catholic News Service they did not have enough facilities to treat patients as India set...

At 108, Dominican Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella says God ‘just wants...

EAST WILLISTON, N.Y. -- To put Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella's extraordinarily long life into historical perspective, consider that Pope Pius X was pontiff and...

Canadian police seize large quantities of altar wine in Quebec, saying...

QUEBEC CITY -- Police have seized large quantities of altar wine in the province of Quebec, creating a situation where buying a bottle is...

Calls for soul-searching in Portland, Ore., follow Derek Chauvin verdict

PORTLAND, Ore. — Like many Americans nationwide, Oregon Catholics received the April 20 conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin with mixed feelings:...

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda offers special Mass to pray for jurors...

ST. PAUL, Minn.  -- As closing arguments began April 19 in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of...

Theme for World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly comes from...

VATICAN CITY — To express the closeness of God and of the church to every older person, Pope Francis has chosen I am with you...

Jimmy Lai, Catholic media tycoon and philanthropist, sentenced to jail as...

HONG KONG -- Catholic media tycoon and philanthropist Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to 12 months in jail after being found guilty of unauthorized...

St. Paul VI’s ‘Ecclesiam Suam’ speaks to today’s challenges with dialogue

As the first encyclical to promote interreligious dialogue, "Ecclesiam Suam" ("His church"), published in August 1964, marks an important milestone in church history. Written...

Nuncio Archbishop Franco Coppola to Mexican bishops: ‘Look reality in the...

MEXICO CITY -- The apostolic nuncio to Mexico urged the country's bishops to "look reality in the eye" as the country's non-Catholic population increases...

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