On the eve of sending off “missionaries of mercy” to all corners of the globe, Pope Francis told his specially appointed men that the reassuring strength of God’s love — not the “bludgeon of judgment” — will bring the “lost sheep” back to the fold.
The death penalty in the United States is repeatedly getting hit by the pause button — which doesn’t mean it is going away anytime soon, but at the very least it is getting a second look by state legislatures, courts and the U.S. Supreme Court.
“WINE is about coming together to do the will of God” with “a charisim of unity,” Kelly Wahlquist, WINE’s founder, said as she opened the Feb. 6 conference.
“The Holy Father was saddened to learn of the suffering caused by the deadly earthquake which struck Tainan, leaving many people dead or seriously injured,” read a message sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, on behalf of the pope.
The handiwork of Deacon Charles Bernard will be prominently displayed at his funeral Mass 11 a.m. Feb. 8 at Risen Savior in Burnsville.
Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers, the team going up against the Denver Broncos in the Feb. 7 Super Bowl, credits his parents and his Catholic faith for making a positive impact on his NFL career and his outlook on life.
As the eyes of the nation focused on the Iowa caucuses Feb. 1, the 13 congregations of Catholic Sisters of the Upper Mississippi River Valley wanted to capture the attention of participants to call for an end to environmentally destructive policies and practices.
A Catholic bioethics institute has accused the British government of moving toward the creation of genetically modified babies after scientists were given permission to alter the DNA of embryos in experimentation.
Respond to the crisis of vocations with intensified prayer, not despair or a lax admissions process, Pope Francis told women and men religious.
Pope Francis urged Catholic families and young people, especially in the Philippines, to go out and be missionaries to the world.