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Syriac Catholic patriarch praises Iraqi Christians for keeping faith

In a pastoral visit to Iraq, the Syriac Catholic patriarch celebrated Mass at the damaged Qaraqosh cathedral and praised Catholics for keeping the faith during more than three years of … more

Knights give more than $1 million to Iraqi, Syrian Christians for Easter

As part of its ongoing support of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, the Knights of Columbus committed more than $1 million to Iraqi and Syrian Christians for Easter. Announced during … more

Russian Catholic leaders pledge to work with Putin after election win

Russia’s minority Catholic Church has pledged to help build a civil society after the nation’s March 18 election and called on President Vladimir Putin to “justify voters’ … more

Belgian priest: Vatican-China deal on bishops might really happen

As rumors fly of an imminent Vatican-China deal on the appointment of bishops, a Belgian priest known as an expert on China said he thinks an agreement might really happen. “I’ve … more

Priest who served Brooklyn parishes found murdered in Colombia

Father Dagoberto Noguera is seen in this undated photo. He was brutally murdered in Colombia March 10. After serving at a number of parishes in Brooklyn, New York, he moved to Colombia to … more

Polish bishops condemn new wave of anti-Semitism

            Polish Catholic leaders condemned a new wave of anti-Semitism in the country amid tension over a government-backed law on … more

Human trafficking called ‘one of darkest, most revolting realities’ today

Children at the Pope Francis Rescue Center in Malindi, Kenya, present their homework to Sister Benedicta, a counselor from Sisters of the Holy Family, and Sister Veronica Nyambura. CNS … more

Addressing climate change is top priority in Cardinal Ribat’s ministry

Cardinal John Ribat, archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, poses for a photo following a March 14 interview with Catholic News Service at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in … more

A monk in Mongolia: The historic journey of Benedict of Poland

    Going out to the “peripheries” may be a phrase favored by Pope Francis, but even in diplomatic affairs, it is something the Vatican has done for centuries, often … more

Salvadoran newspaper describes miracle for Blessed Romero cause

Though Church authorities in El Salvador said they would wait to give more details of a Vatican-approved miracle that has cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero, a … more

Irish bishops call abortion referendum proposal ‘shocking’

Ireland’s Catholic bishops have described as “shocking” a government proposal to hold a referendum on whether the constitutional right to life of unborn children should be … more

In Peru’s Madre de Dios region, Church helps indigenous peoples survive

Bishop David Martinez de Aguirre Guinea of Puerto Maldonado listened as Harakmbut leader Matilde Tije described the predicament of her people. In this hamlet of 110 residents, there is no … more

Haitian immigrant back home working for CRS says faith gives her hope

When Cassandra Bissainthe left Haiti for the United States some 17 years ago, it seemed unlikely that she would ever return. Political instability and economic insecurity were rampant in her … more

Christian activists warn of slaughter of Syrian civilians in Afrin

Residents flee after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters captured the village of Khaldieh in Afrin, Syria. Christian activists warn that 1 million Syrian civilians will face certain … more

Austrian bishops meet in Sarajevo to mark 100th anniversary of WWI end

The Austrian bishops’ conference held its general assembly in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, where Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in 1914, sparking World War I. World War I … more

Cape Town’s poor see injustice in water limits as Day Zero approaches

With severe restrictions on water usage in drought-stricken Cape Town, poor communities feel a strong sense of injustice, which needs to be addressed, said a parish priest in one of the … more

Pope wants canonization of slain Jesuit to move forward, ambassador says

Since the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis has expressed strong support for the canonization of martyred Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande, said Manuel Roberto Lopez, El Salvador’s … more

Indian nun gets results in work with migrants, domestic workers

Sister Josephine Amala Valarmathi was not surprised when she got a telephone call around midnight in the last week of October 2016. On the other end was a fisherman who goes by the name … more

World Meeting of Families’ congress to center on ‘Amoris Laetitia’

Some of the Church’s best-known prelates have been lined up to expound on Church teachings on the family for the ninth World Meeting of Families. On Feb. 28, organizers of the international … more

Berlin Archdiocese grieves after murder of African-born pastor

Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin paid tribute to Father Alain-Florent Gandoulou, the head of the archdiocese’s French-speaking ministry who was murdered in his office. Archbishop Koch said … more
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