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Faith in Christ isn’t professed in words but in deeds, pope says

Faith in Christ isn’t professed in words but in deeds, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

True followers of Jesus profess their faith not through pre-packaged platitudes but rather through concrete actions of love for their neighbors, Pope Francis said.

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Priest attacked, robbed at his parish in Nicaragua

Priest attacked, robbed at his parish in Nicaragua

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Nicaraguan priest was attacked and robbed in his parish residence, the latest aggression against Catholic clergy and those considered opponents of the Central American country’s increasingly autocratic president.

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Catholic workers say U.S. aid cuts to Palestinians could be disastrous

Catholic workers say U.S. aid cuts to Palestinians could be disastrous

| Judith Sudilovsky | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. budgetary cuts to humanitarian aid institutions helping Palestinians could lead to long-term disastrous consequences, said Catholic aid workers in the region.

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Rescue workers continue search for missing Filipinos after typhoon

Rescue workers continue search for missing Filipinos after typhoon

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rescue workers continued the search for missing Filipinos trapped in an abandoned mine Sept. 17, two days after Typhoon Mangkhut hit the northern Philippines.

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Path to healing starts with seeking forgiveness, Cardinal Wuerl says

Path to healing starts with seeking forgiveness, Cardinal Wuerl says

| Mark Zimmermann | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A “Season of Healing” for sexual abuse survivors began in the Archdiocese of Washington with a Sept. 14 Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle.

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Christians without mercy live like worldly pagans, pope says

Christians without mercy live like worldly pagans, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christians are not defined by their baptism but by whether they live their lives according to God’s command to love their enemies, Pope Francis said.

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Down to earth: Vatican brings together world’s meteorite curators

Down to earth: Vatican brings together world’s meteorite curators

| Carol Glatz | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rocks, mineral debris and even dust from space are kept in special collections, museums and laboratories all over the world, and the Vatican Observatory took the first small step to help curators make a giant leap in coordinating their efforts globally.

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Pope expels Chilean priest found guilty of sex abuse

Pope expels Chilean priest found guilty of sex abuse

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A priest who was once hailed as a champion of human rights in Chile was expelled from the priesthood by Pope Francis after being found guilty of sexual abuse.

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The meaning of life is love, pope says

The meaning of life is love, pope says

| Carol Glatz | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, more than ever, the world needs a revolution of tenderness, Pope Francis said.

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Algerian martyrs to be beatified in Algeria Dec. 8

Algerian martyrs to be beatified in Algeria Dec. 8

| Cindy Wooden | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The beatification of 19 martyrs of Algeria, including the seven Trappist monks of Tibhirine, will be celebrated Dec. 8 in Oran, Algeria, the country’s bishops announced.

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Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

Pope says he hopes to visit Mozambique in 2019

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The president of Mozambique announced that Pope Francis plans to visit the country next year.

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Church officials in Philippines prepare ‘surge team’ for super typhoon

Church officials in Philippines prepare ‘surge team’ for super typhoon

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The social action arm of the Philippine Catholic Church has convened its “surge team” as super Typhoon Mangkhut threatened the country in mid-September.

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