Church leaders prayed for Mexicans and Guatemalans affected by the magnitude 8.1 earthquake that struck the Pacific Coast.
The pope celebrated the sacrament of baptism Jan. 14 in a private ceremony in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae, where he lives.
Priests were advised to not celebrate Mass indoors over the next several days, including Nov. 1, the Solemnity of All Saints.
U.S. Archbishop Alexander K. Sample was preparing to celebrate Mass Oct. 26 with Benedictine monks in Norcia when the first of two powerful earthquakes struck.
Looking over the rubble where the town center once stood, the pope prayed in silence for the victims of the quake.
During his audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis led the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Six members of the Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother, including a young nun from Northern Ireland, are among the dead […]