World News Archive

Victory is not raising a flag on a pile of rubble, pope says on Palm Sunday Default Thumbnail
Vatican

Victory is not raising a flag on a pile of rubble, pope says on Palm Sunday

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Jesus obeyed the most challenging of commandments: to love one’s enemies; and He invites humanity to do the same by breaking a vicious cycle of evil, […]

News Briefs: April 17, 2022 Default Thumbnail
National

News Briefs: April 17, 2022

Pontifical Academy of Sciences raises alarm about nuclear weapons VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Russia’s war on Ukraine frighteningly raises the possibility of the use of nuclear weapons, the unleashing of […]

Wahlberg says ‘Father Stu’ found him, not the opposite Default Thumbnail
National

Wahlberg says ‘Father Stu’ found him, not the opposite

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Mark Wahlberg, the Catholic star of the new movie “Father Stu,” has been hitting the interview trail to support the film. He’s got skin in the […]

Wahlberg: Real-life Father Stu has him ‘continuing to carry on his message’ Default Thumbnail
National

Wahlberg: Real-life Father Stu has him ‘continuing to carry on his message’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Catholic actor Mark Wahlberg, who plays the title role in the upcoming movie “Father Stu,” said the real-life Montana priest is “having me continuing to carry […]

News Briefs: April 10, 2022 Default Thumbnail
National

News Briefs: April 10, 2022

Kharkiv bishop accuses Russia of terror tactics in Ukraine WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – A bishop in Ukraine accused Russian forces of deliberately targeting aid centers and of destroying the port […]

Meeting migrants, pope warns civilization risks being ‘shipwrecked’ Default Thumbnail
Vatican

Meeting migrants, pope warns civilization risks being ‘shipwrecked’

HAL FAR, Malta (CNS) – Saying civilization itself risks foundering because of apathy and selfishness, Pope Francis insisted that migrants and refugees must be treated with care and kindness and […]

Pope apologizes for treatment of Indigenous in Canada, promises to visit Default Thumbnail
National

Pope apologizes for treatment of Indigenous in Canada, promises to visit

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Expressing “sorrow and shame” for the complicity of Catholics in abusing Indigenous children in Canada and helping in the attempt to erase their culture, Pope Francis […]

God ‘protected us,’ says Myanmar family after Kentucky tornado Default Thumbnail
National

God ‘protected us,’ says Myanmar family after Kentucky tornado

By Elizabeth Wong Barnstead BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (CNS) – Ben Ghung Awm’s Catholic faith has always sustained him – from escaping the turmoil of his home country, to being imprisoned […]

News Briefs: April 3, 2022 Default Thumbnail
National

News Briefs: April 3, 2022

USCCB president, committee chairmen recommit church to pro-life initiatives WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – As the nation awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s most significant abortion ruling in decades, the president of […]

Ecumenical patriarch pledges solidarity with Ukrainians during visit Default Thumbnail
National

Ecumenical patriarch pledges solidarity with Ukrainians during visit

By Jonathan Luxmoore WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople pledged solidarity with Ukrainians forced to flee their country and thanked neighboring Poland for showing “generosity, charity and […]

News Briefs: March 27, 2022 Default Thumbnail
National

News Briefs: March 27, 2022

Pope to consecrate Russia, Ukraine to Mary VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary during a penitential prayer service in […]

Pope promulgates Curia reform, emphasizing missionary nature Default Thumbnail
Vatican

Pope promulgates Curia reform, emphasizing missionary nature

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Nine years after taking office, Pope Francis promulgated his constitution reforming the Roman Curia, a project he began with his international College of Cardinals shortly after […]