Catholic News Service
Catholic News Service, serving since 1920 as a news agency specializing in reporting religion, is the primary source of national and world news that appears in the U.S. Catholic press.
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Celebrating how God’s mercy has been experienced for 800 years in a tiny stone church in Assisi, Italy, Pope Francis said people need to experience God’s forgiveness and start learning how to forgive others.
Pope Francis appointed John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America, to the board of directors of a Vatican agency overseeing institutes of higher learning.
A small independent Catholic college in Escondido, California, has joined the opponents of a state law aimed at banning discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students by depriving colleges of state and federal student-aid funds.
Only a small number of civilians in Aleppo are using humanitarian corridors to flee weeks of intensive bombardment; activists say people do not trust that the routes are safe.
A Missouri senator won’t be forced to pay for health insurance that includes “religiously objectionable” medical services, according to a judgment issued in federal court.
As fencer Kat Holmes was going through the Olympic trials, she had “an almost ongoing conversation with God.”
A papal think tank is convening a summit to tackle the threat to global stability posed by today’s refugee crisis.
Pope Francis warned Poland’s Catholic bishops that an increasingly secularized and de-Christianized culture leaves people orphaned, being vaguely spiritual without Christ or his church.
Pope Francis has appointed six men and six women to a commission to study the issue of women deacons, particularly their ministry in the early church.
Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston toured the flood-ravaged town of Rainelle July 25 to see firsthand the damage caused by the severe June 23 floods.
Four years ago, at age 15, swimmer Katie Ledecky won Olympic gold in the women’s 800-meter freestyle.
At almost 4 years old, Caroline Hoffman is battling something no child should ever have to worry about: cancer.