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Hawaii Mass is send-off for remains of war-hero priest to return to Kansas

HONOLULU (CNS) — Hawaii bid aloha to Father Emil J. Kapaun, a U.S. Army Korean...

House OKs abortion bill called ‘far outside the American mainstream’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a 218-211 vote Sept. 24, the U.S. House passed what opponents...

Two Miami priests hope to visit Haitian migrants in limbo at Texas border

MIAMI (CNS) — Two senior Haitian American priests from the Archdiocese of Miami planned to...

Texas abortion providers ask court to speed up abortion law review

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Texas abortion providers urged the Supreme Court Sept. 23 to once again,...

Authority in a wounded church: Leaders see ‘synodality’ as way forward

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Since his election in March 2013, Pope Francis has called for...

German cardinal contributed to ‘crisis of trust’ on abuse, will take leave

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne will take a “spiritual sabbatical”...

Share God’s love, don’t just lament lack of faith, pope tells bishops

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Bishops and others in the Catholic Church often lament the declining...

Synodal process looks to hear from voices on the margins of the church

Pope Francis is inviting Catholics both in the mainstream of church life and on the...

Bill to codify Roe called one of most ‘extreme’ abortion bills seen in U.S.

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021, introduced in the U.S. Senate...

Vatican: Racial, religious bigotry leads to human rights violations

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — World leaders must commit to rooting out the evil of racism,...