Catholic leaders say Lent during a pandemic can offer the faithful extra time to pray and reflect during the season leading to Easter.
Fear is a natural and useful emotion, but it can become a prison master and tyrant.
They say we never really know the private suffering of others. Some crosses are visual, many hidden.
During Pope Francis’ visit to Madagascar, he said God’s plan for humanity involves community, mutual support, sharing and caring for each other and for the earth.
As any apologist worth his or her salt will tell you, the great objection to the proposition that God exists is the fact of innocent suffering. […]
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ pleas for humanitarian aid for Ukraine is bringing needed attention to a forgotten war, said Ukrainian Catholic leaders. The 2-year-old […]
IRBIL, Iraq (CNS) — A delegation of U.S. Catholic leaders visiting northern Iraq was challenged to go home and work for peace in the troubled region. […]