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Catholic social teaching: Baltimore center exemplifies the preferential option for poor

Before the sun comes up, Steve Albright can typically be found starting his workday praying over a skillet on the stove. "God, please don't let...

What do you treasure?

The Gospel of Matthew 19:17-22 tells the familiar story of the rich young man who wants to know what he must do to gain...

The rich and the richly blessed

I can identify, a little at least, with the rich young man to whom Jesus says "sell what you have and give to ...

In Milan, pope lunches with prisoners, visits poor neighborhood

Catholic News Service Visiting Milan, the center of Italian fashion and finance, Pope Francis spent the morning of March 25 with the poor and those...

After a year of setbacks, uncertainty looms for immigrants in 2017

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At a Mass packed mostly with immigrants, Washington’s Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville tried to get the crowd to focus...

Christians should apologize for fostering hostility toward gay people, pope says

Catholic News Service ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM ARMENIA — Catholics and other Christians not only must apologize to the gay community, they must ask...

In El Salvador, families say work of murdered U.S. churchwomen continues

Catholic News Service SANTIAGO NONUALCO, El Salvador — North Americans and Salvadorans gathered Dec. 2 at the precise spot where four churchwomen were killed 35...

God will judge people on care for the poor and the...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The powerful of the earth will face God’s judgment and will be asked to account for how they cared...

Sports shouldn’t mean a ‘timeout’ from Mass, friends or the poor,...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Never let practice and competition get in the way of going to Mass, studying for school, being with friends...

Manila cardinal’s day: Preparing for pope’s visit, being with the poor

Catholic News Service MANILA, Philippines — “Today I was thinking about the tenacity of the poor,” said Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila as he...

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