News/World and Nation
Updated: November 26th, 2014
Education, parish programs aim to address issues of justice, race
JOSEPH KENNY Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
ST. LOUIS (CNS) -- St. Frances Cabrini Academy students are from all economic levels, ethnic backgrounds and faith traditions. Because of support from throughout the community, the school in south St. Louis is able to enroll students whose families need help to meet tuition costs. Archbishop Robert...
Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- President Barack Obama's package of actions affecting millions of people without legal immigration status received support from Catholic organizations, labor unions and immigration advocates even as critics contended that the step...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Monday, 24 November 2014
ROME (CNS) -- Every human being has a right to food, and no business plan or economic policy can override that right, Pope Francis told world leaders gathered in Rome. "The struggle against hunger and malnutrition is hindered by 'market priorities' ...
MATTHEW GAMBINO Catholic News Service
Sunday, 23 November 2014
PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- After the historic announcement by Pope Francis that he will visit Philadelphia next September, the reality of the challenges and joys of the event is sinking in for planners, civic officials and ordinary Catholics in the Archdi...
PATRICIA ZAPOR Catholic News Service
Saturday, 22 November 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- As millions of immigrants celebrate the possibility of protection from deportation under a new Obama administration plan, among those who cannot take advantage of it will be the 68,445 families and 68,541 unaccompanied minors who ...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Friday, 21 November 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- All Christians are called to holiness and to take even little steps each day to be more loving and more Christ-like, Pope Francis said. "Some think that holiness is closing your...
JONATHAN LUXMOORE Catholic News Service
Thursday, 20 November 2014
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) -- Czech government officials and former dissidents marking the 25th anniversary of their country's "Velvet Revolution" gathered with church leaders in Prague's St. Vitus Cathedra...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis called for preserving the family as an institution based on marriage between a man and a woman, which he said is not a political cause but a matter of "human ecology...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal ...
DAVID AGREN Catholic News Service
Monday, 17 November 2014
MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- The Mexican bishops' conference issued an impassioned plea for peace and an end to the bloodshed in a country consumed with the crisis of 43 teacher trainees allegedly captured by...

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