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03 Mar 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — The bishop of Sacramento, California, said Catholic churches in the diocese could offer sanctuary to immigrants facing deportation, while the archbishop of Washington cautioned that offering sanctuary does not legally guarantee protection if federal agents come calling.  Read more...
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02 Mar 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Between their morning cappuccino and their evening plate of pasta, a group of Catholic students from around the world are studying Arabic and Islam in the heart of Rome’s Trastevere neighborhood.  Read more...
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02 Mar 2017 – MELBOURNE, Australia (CNS) — One of the smallest Eastern Catholic churches in the world, the Russian Catholic Church, faces some big issues, including its survival.  Read more...
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02 Mar 2017 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — The Salesians have organized a special prayer meeting to mark the one-year anniversary of the kidnapping of Indian Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil.  Read more...
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02 Mar 2017 – AL-UM-KUNDUN, Jordan (CNS) — Catholic leaders have expressed concern for tens of thousands of Iraqi Christian refugees sheltering in Jordan as access to international aid tightens with crises deepening in the Middle East and elsewhere.  Read more...
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01 Mar 2017 – BATON ROUGE, La. (CNS) — Meghan Matt didn’t plan to go to the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport when she woke up Feb. 11.  Read more...
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27 Feb 2017 – BEIRUT (CNS) — The Melkite Catholic Church resumed its Synod of Bishops after a nearly eight-month interruption.  Read more...
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23 Feb 2017 – The Vatican and al-Azhar University, Sunni Islam's leading institution of higher learning, called for the world's governments, organizations and leaders to cooperate with each other in countering extremist and violent groups, noting that such groups “have negatively impacted stability and peaceful coexistence among peoples.”  Read more...


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