National Archive

Movie review: Midway Default Thumbnail
National

Movie review: Midway

By John Mulderig NEW YORK (CNS) — It’s all hands on deck in the vivid fact-based naval epic “Midway” (Lionsgate). In fact, the cast of this historical drama is so […]

Siblings born two minutes apart continue strong bond as religious sisters Default Thumbnail
National

Siblings born two minutes apart continue strong bond as religious sisters

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Benedictine Sisters Jill and Susan Reuber have often shared the same path in life, but their roads to their religious vocations took different turns. They were born […]

Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women Default Thumbnail
National

Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn […]

In fall meeting, U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society Default Thumbnail
National

In fall meeting, U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

BALTIMORE (CNS) — At the start of their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, U.S. bishops discussed many of the challenges they face in the Church and the nation. Unlike recent […]

Letters foster one young woman’s gratitude for veteran’s years of service Default Thumbnail
National

Letters foster one young woman’s gratitude for veteran’s years of service

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — At 20, Sophia Egold is part of a generation that communicates almost exclusively by text, Instagram, Facebook and other forms of social media, yet she has learned […]

News Briefs: November 10, 2019 Default Thumbnail
National

News Briefs: November 10, 2019

Report: Persecution of Christians worse in Asia; Mideast might not recover LONDON (CNS) — Christianity is disappearing from towns and cities in parts of the Middle East, warns a new […]

Congress urged to pass bill on respectful ‘disposition’ of fetal remains Default Thumbnail
National

Congress urged to pass bill on respectful ‘disposition’ of fetal remains

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A bill in Congress to require respectful disposition of fetal remains from abortions as well as accountability from the abortion industry “is in keeping with society’s treatment […]

Veteran says ‘Little Flower’ kept him alive during months of bombing runs Default Thumbnail
National

Veteran says ‘Little Flower’ kept him alive during months of bombing runs

By Dave Hrbacek NEW HOPE, Minn. (CNS) — A German Messerschmitt fighter plane was bearing down on Don Stoliel’s B-17 bomber as he flew a mission during World War II. […]

News Briefs: November 3, 2019 Default Thumbnail
National

News Briefs: November 3, 2019

Vatican notes growing ecumenical consensus on what ‘church’ means VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Working for Christian unity and engaging in formal theological dialogues to promote it obviously raises questions about […]

Indiana Catholics share experiences of racism at listening session Default Thumbnail
National

Indiana Catholics share experiences of racism at listening session

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — It wasn’t easy for Daryl Whitley to stand before a diverse audience of listeners as he prepared to share his experiences of racism. But he knew that […]

Appeals court rules against Little Sisters of the Poor over HHS mandate Default Thumbnail
National

Appeals court rules against Little Sisters of the Poor over HHS mandate

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — The Little Sisters of the Poor lost another round in court Oct. 22 when a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th […]

Catholic schools ‘essential, integral’ to Church’s ministry Default Thumbnail
National

Catholic schools ‘essential, integral’ to Church’s ministry

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The mission and foundation of Catholic education are directly related to evangelization, said the head of the National Catholic Educational Association. Catholic schools are obligated to evangelize […]